Saturday, April 14, 2012

Sea, Sky, Stone

Hi Friends! 
Wow, time sure seems to be getting away from me lately.
I can't believe I will be moving to the Pacific Northwest in about a month!  

It's been such a battle for me knowing I need to "pack up" but my creative side keeps screaming paint, sketch, sew! 

Sew So, what's a girl to do?
 Make a bracelet, of course!  




I keep seeing these beautiful wrap bracelets and my favorites are the ones by 
Have you seen them?  I would love to have several of them, but at $200.00 plus I just can't see spending that right now. 




When I was a teenager growing up, I would buy something like...jeans with pre-made holes,  costume jewelry, hair accessories, etc.  and I'll always remember my dad teasing me...
"I could've made that for you!" 


Well dad, 
you must have rubbed off on me because now I find myself saying that all the time! 



I decided to find some beads that "spoke to me."

I wanted something to wear... everyday...while getting ready to move...something to remind me of the excitement...of my future, the "new" natural environment...


I spent a little more at a "bead store" for these beads than a craft store, but couldn't resist the texture and color.




Sea, Sky, Stone



We had rain today...I love that...
Seems I'm overcome with emotion lately...is it the upcoming move? 
So much going on...
So much to be thankful for...

I'm so glad you're here...
thank you friends...


Becca 

30 comments:

Rona Gregory said...

Beautiful bracelet Becca! I love visiting your blog and seeing the lovely things you create!

I hope your move goes well, and yes I expect the emotional ups and downs are all part of it. I remember being full of excitement at the prospect of my new life here in Northern Ontario one minute and totally bereft at the thought of leaving my family the next!

xx

TexWisGirl said...

that is really beautiful! the colors and tones are gorgeous, as is the design of the bracelet. :) and emotions would be totally expected from you right now!

Janelle said...

The bracelet is gorgeous, I love the colors. At least you are getting closer to your move, so all the hard work will be over soon. Having a new place can be very exciting as long as you don't let the process wear you down.

cat @ sea.sky.stone. said...

Probably goes without saying that I really like the name of your bracelet, so I'll just say I like everything else about it too...very pretty! Good luck with your move :)

Manon said...

Aaaah Becca that bracelet is just gorgeous. I love all the detailed photos and I guess just by looking I could get my bum into gear and make one of these. I always say that too to myself You can do that but I am not sure who started that off. It could be both my mum and dad ad they were both very creative.

Diane said...

I LOVE this bracelet!! If you ever offer these for sale--let me know!

Diane Cayton-Hakey said...

I'm with Diane.....the previous commenter and would LOVE to know if you are selling these bracelets. LOVE LOVE LOVE!

andrea creates said...

so pretty!

good luck with your move~hope everything goes smoothly...i know moves are always an emotional time for me...
happy weekend to you~

Lesley Edmonds said...

Oh my! Just a month to go til your big move. I do not envy you - I never like to move house - but I have always lived in the same city. How much more difficult to move so far away!!!

Becca your bracelet is wonderful :) Those beads are exquisite and you have made such a beautiful and unique piece of jewellery for yourself....enjoy!!!

Thistle Cove Farm said...

beautiful bracelet; well done! God speed on your journey.

Dottie said...

Beautiful bracelet and a perfect way to stay connected to where you are going! Good luck on your new beginning!

Lisa Graham Art said...

I would give anything to sit at a kitchen table with you making bracelet wraps...chatting away...shooting pretty pictures as we make progress on our creations...well, you can shoot the pictures. : )

What a gorgeous wrap...heading off to check your link.

xo Becca! xo!

Corrine at sparkledaysstudio.com said...

Big transitions, big emotions, beautiful beads to carry you through. Love this. Somehow I thought those wrap beads got sewn through the leather cord. You make this look so simple! As always my friend. xox

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

OH this is beautiful, Becca! I love the colors! My daughter keeps talking about these, and it's the first time I have seen one...LOVE it! I can hardly believe how quickly the move time has come up...have you found a home?

Linda R said...

So pretty my friend.. I had to smile when I read what your dad used to say!

Hugs, Linda

Tracy said...

GORGEOUS beads, I couldn't have resisted those either...beads stores are a weakness! I have some beads set aside to have a go at one of those wrap bracelets to. I see so many I like, but can't afford. So we make do and make our own fab creations, don't we?! ;o) LOVE, love, love how your bracelet turned out...such rich color, textures and variety of materials. SUPER creation! Hope all goes well these last week as you make ready for your brilliant new life in Seattle ((HUGS))

Catherine said...

That is such a pretty bracelet Becca! Good job! And yup, I would have paid a little more for those beads too. Lovely. Gosh, you must be getting so busy now with the move getting closer. Exciting!!!

Have a happy week my friend!
xo Catherine

Susan @ Sunflower Status said...

How beautifully creative! I love all of the colors in the beads and the pretty dragonfly in the first picture. Great job!

Susan @ Sunflower Status said...

How beautifully creative! I love all of the colors in the beads and the pretty dragonfly in the first picture. Great job!

Gillian Olson said...

Your move is getting close, time reallt flies.
Love the blues and the earth tones in that braclet.

Jillayne said...

Your bracelet is beautiful Becca! I love the colours, the sand, sea and sky thing - so cool.
I find myself saying that a lot about many things but more often than not I don't get around to it. There are just too many things to try!!
This next month will be a whirlwind for you - I wish you all the best for your move and hope that you land well in Seattle soon!

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

You, my dear, are naturally talented and creative! I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE that bracelet. The colors are absolutely gorgeous! Wishing you all the best as you count down the days! Blessings, Tammy

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

This is just beautiful...just the type of jewelry I love to wear. I've been telling myself for years that I would not try to make jewelry. I don't need more tools and supplies for another project...but oh, I am drooling over this! Off to follow the link...and drool some more! Hugs!

Catharina Maria said...

This is beautiful !
Love from the Netherlands ♥RINI♥

Pamela said...

Becca you must be busy as heck right now not to mention totally stressed out!!!
I am finally off for three and a half days!!!!
I love this bracelet totally cool!!!

So are you all packed and ready to go? Not much time left. You must be pinching yourself having your dream become a reality!!!!

Pamela ox

lisa said...

Becca, this is absolutely GORGEOUS.
I love the beads and the design.
You should be selling these!
xo

Heather said...

That bracelet is gorgeous! I want to make one too!! I am excited for you too. It is like a new beginning! I love new beginnings.

Clare said...

Your bracelet is so beautiful - Ah the distraction of the creative mind - its a blessing and a curse.

Katy Noelle said...

Gosh, Becca - that bracelet is just GORGEOUS! and, Oh, I think that I better say it again.... wishing you peace! =]

and here are more hugs and kisses for you. What a time!

xxoo xxoo =]

Cynthia Schelzig said...

I just LOVE this bracelet!!! Let me know too if you ever sell any...I will put my name on the list:)
Good luck with your move...glad to hear you found a place.