Tuesday, March 29, 2011

A New Little Something

I'm nervous as I unveil these items. This is something new, untried and untested. Let me say this, we have this game we play at the dinner table that involves asking questions. One of those questions has been "What are you most afraid of?" My answer is always, failure. When I was younger and taking art classes, there was nothing more frightening to me than the blank canvas. There was so much potential there, but a lot of times, if your art went awry there was no fix for it, if say you were doing pen and ink drawings. Then all of that potential, not to mention time and energy, was wasted. It was a huge deal to me back then. I guess it still is.

So please be gentle with me, I'm very vulnerable right now. I am having so many flashbacks to school days and class presentations. Oy, let's just get on with it, shall we?

I have a few jewelry pieces to share. It's spring and I have these lovely shades of vinyl that have just been calling to me to give them shape and form. Which is something, because vinyl isn't exactly a muse kind of fabric. Nonetheless, here they are:

Firstly, a pale gray butterfly necklace.  Because it's spring, and that's the time for all things light and lovely. And butterflies, of course.

I have always loved butterflies.
And, it's reverse side has a few bright pops of color.
Then of course, with it being spring, I have flowers on the brain. I miss them so. They have yet to make an appearance outdoors, but that doesn't mean I can't wear one. So, for adornment, a corsage cuff for the wrist.
Corsage Cuff

I don't know what it is about these soft shades. I used to abhor neutrals, but now something the color of a glass jar full of soft marshmallows is my new favorite. I may be getting old.
At any rate, gray and cream and green is now one of my favorite color combinations. Ask anyone who has been in my living room.

And finally, this one is for a bit of fun, and would be great for a little girl or someone who wants to embrace make believe and simple joys the way that little girls do. Whenever you are around a butterfly, don't you always just wish that one would land on you? There's magic in a moment like that.
Butterfly Cuff

And there's a fun little surprise under its wing. Would you like a peek?

Just like a real one. A little whimsy never hurt anyone. In my opinion we're all a little too serious these days. So tomorrow, I'm strapping this little gal on my wrist, and we're going places. Even if it's just to the store.



Annelies said...

Perfecly wonderful and sooooo SPRING!!! So are you going to share how you made your super projects (G)!!!!

madison avenue said...

oh. my. gosh! when i saw these my jaw literally dropped!!! they are so cute and creative! you totally need to share how you made them :) thanks for linking up!

Michelle said...

So pretty! I am visiting from Sew Much Ado and I am a new follower!
Have a great day!

Janlynn said...

Your spring cuff is breathtaking!