dinsdag 22 augustus 2017

Confessions of a Seadbeadaholic part 5

Last time I told you about my Fimo episode. Haven't made any more beads lately, but that doesn't mean I will never make them again. Never say never, that's something my husband always says. Actually he says it in Dutch "zeg nooit nooit" .

In my surfing I also discovered the art of beading. Surfing on the internet off course, although I did surf ages ago. Well not that long but I was 22 when I attended a Windsurfing Camp. Nope I am no longer a spring chicken. Ok if you really wanna know I am 54. Eek yes stop reading all the rubbish of this stupid old lady haha.

So now for the ones that are still interested 😁
Here is one channel on youtube that blew my mind away:
https://www.youtube.com/user/Beading4perfectionis
Really you should go and check it out. And I also discovered a magazine that really inspired me
http://www.facetjewelry.com/magazine/bead-button
You might as well check that out at the same time 😎

At first I started with pretty cheap beads I found in the Veritas (Belgian shop) from Gütermann size 9


And I made of lot of pieces with them. Like this one that I made in 2013 😀


The necklace wasn't too bad but a terrible picture again. It's only since 2 years that I have been working hard on improving my pictures. Let me show you one that's in my Etsy shop now and a bit similar to this one.


https://www.etsy.com/nl/listing/486821866/kralentouw-juwelen-zus-kralenketting?ref=listings_manager_grid

You could say that there is a slight difference between those pictures. I know what shop to pick if I had to choose between these two pictures. Wouldn't you??

But at the time I didn't see it, don't ask me why? Maybe I was a little too subjective?
So I opened an Etsy shop, thinking my pieces would be good enough to sell.

Eh noooo, off course not. So after half a year of waiting for my first sale I decided to close my shop again.

And I am ending my blogpost too for today.......Until next time.......Hope you enjoyed reading

Renata (Seadbeady)



8 opmerkingen:

  1. Jeetje zeg wat kun je daar indrukwekkende dingen mee maken! En dat van die piepkleine kraaltjes. Ik ben werkelijk onder de indruk!

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  2. Wat een bijzondere ketting. Jammer dat je via Etsy niets hebt verkocht

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  3. Mooie kettingen zeg! 1345 heeft hele mooie kralen!
    Liefs,
    Elles

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  4. Wow ik wist niet dat je daar zo mooie indrukwekkende dingen mee kon maken zeg, altijd leuk dan weer om zo een artikel te lezen

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  5. Wow! Wat een prachtige kettingen heb je gemaakt zeg.

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  6. Zit je nu dus helemaal niet meer op Etsy? Zonde lijkt me...

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    Reacties
    1. jawel hoor ondertussen zit ik al bijna een jaar terug op Etsy :)

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  7. Wauw wat veel! Door jou heb ik gisteren mijn eerste Etsy bestelling geplaatst :-)

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