Saturday, June 29, 2013

Digital Bead Magazine - Edition 4

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort"  ... Franklin D. Roosevelt

This quote couldn't be more apt for where I am in my creative process and the goals and challenges I had set out for myself this year.  I am blessed to have been given some fabulous opportunities and to have wonderful creative and passionate people who share my life and give me the support and encouragement to enjoy the simple things such as embarking with an online seller (Etsy) salivating over new bead releases and of course creatnig new designs for publication.

This leads to the subject of this post - I am thrilled that I am now a part of the Digital Bead Magazine's community and will also be a regular contributor to this awesome magazine.  It is a relatively new magazine and already has featured some of the world's best designers. 

For this edition I designed the "Solace" loomed cuff project.  The design evolved whilst someone close to me was hospitalized due to illness and then passed away.  The designing process gave me so much comfort and my  colour choices reflected the beautiful person he was.  Click on the link to get a sampling of what Digital Bead Magazine  has to offer - you will quickly be as hooked as I am!

Friday, June 14, 2013

New Designs in Etsy this week

Since the announcement of the opening of my Etsy shop - Caron Michelle Designs - I have been busy uploading cuffs for sale.  Below is a few that have been added this week.

If you are interested in any of the cuffs or would like a commission created especially for you, just let me know and I'm more then happy to design a cuff especially for you.

To see the listings - click on the cuffs name and this will take you directly to the design in the shop.

Thank you for looking  :)

 Art Deco Textured Cuff

Peacock Pearl and silver/blue wide loomed cuff

Textured Tila Loomed Cuff

Cultured Peacock Pearl Wide Loomed Cuff

Monday, June 3, 2013

My Space - Little Miracles 5km Walk

Taking a break from the usual jewellery pictures, I'm going to add a weekly update of places I visit here in Oz.  I have so many lovely messages from online friends about Austarlia that I thought it would be great to share a little bit of my world with you.

My children's school do a lot of fund raising for charity.  Yesterday we were happy to be involved in the Little Miracles Baby 5km walk.  Unfortunately the weather was against us and it was overcast and drizzle but it didn't take away from the fun of the morning.  For my international friends - below are some pics of the Brisbane River which is the hub of our little town for you to enjoy.

May the walk be with you ...

On our way!

My City!

The fabulous South Bank - the Arts precinct of the city!

Team Seton - we are the little blue tent to the right of the picture!

View from one of the many bridges - of the river city!