Happy August! I cannot believe how quickly this summer is flying by…Daughters and two of the grandkids will be back in school by August 18th. I’ll be enjoying some one on one time with my favorite kiddos, because their teacher moms go back to work before they start, of course.
Meanwhile, I continue to have a summer fling with fringe. Made a few more with those colorful bead necklaces from the big bead box purchased at Michaels recently. With embroidery floss tassels. They remind me of the pop beads I used to play with as a child…okay, I’ll admit that was back in the Fifties.
Then I thought this style might be fun with the beads I treasure from my trips to Ghana. I haven’t gotten into my stash of these beautiful recycled glass beads in quite a while. I added in some wooden rounds and flowers for fun and make sure that the finished piece is light weight and comfortable to wear around the neck. Love it! Love the soft teal and red-orange with the brown shades of the wood.
And just because I had so much fun digging into this treasure box, I added another of these knotted leather bracelets to my collection. This time with a couple of stamped silver discs and a hammered cross.
What are you still dying to do on your fun list before summer is gone?
Here’s hoping for many lovely, lingering memories!
Hi, My name is Lynda.
Exploring the wide world of jewelry making in my retirement from teaching. I'm grateful to be a part of this worldwide community of jewelry bloggers, where I receive encouragement, inspiration, and sometimes...a kick in the pants to take a risk!
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