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Friday, 11 February 2011

Designs Ideas from the FHFTeam

'Fab and funky' are the words for this week's idea; a take on bright carnival colours that can't help but shine through the winter gloom.



















Starting off with a true attention-grabber, MangoBeads' giant (33mm) wheel-shaped focal makes the perfect centre-piece for a necklace - use a lark's head knot to secure cord through the large hole and hang it centrally, or make it a feature toggle clasp by forging your own accompanying bar from heavy gauge wire.











 After such a colourful start, a few pretty swirled citrus yellow beads by ARJewellery  can hold their own as spacers, without causing too much dizziness!










 But of course, a carnival necklace must be allowed to have a bit more colour, so adding two of Nemeton's joyful beaded beads at mid-points in the necklace pumps the colour level higher, and adds some fun, funky texture too.

















For a final extra eye-popping effect, go crazy adding these buttons by Pandanimal to everything you can find, to get the true carnival look!

3 comments:

SteamPunkGlass said...

Wow, and amazing selection!

Kitzbitz Art Glass said...

Fabulous! love your eye popping colour choices Hazel x

Yvette said...

Carnival indeed, I love all those colours!