Showing posts from March, 2010

My entry for the April Challenge "Light as a Breeze"

Once again the theme for the monthy challenge of the Etsy Beadweavers "Light as a Breeze" has inspired me to create a new entry.  My entry is "Ocean Breeze" and while I was creating the bracelet I wished that I was once again traveling down the coast of Mexico and experiencing those soft Ocean breezes. 
I especially wanted to be south again as our friends on R. Genesis transversed the Panama Canel last week and are now heading up the east coast of Panama and I think why are we not with them.  Oh well someday Mike and I will go again.  In the meatime I sit here and dream of days gone by. 
The voting will start on April 9 and run to the 15th at so be sure that you stop in and vote for your favorite entry.  Once again I think that there will be some amazing work come out of our group.

Dark Dreams - Dream Catcher Necklace

I have finally finished a new project that I started a couple of weeks ago when I received my 10 free beads from Nomad Crafts.  I had signed up on Nomad Crafts facebook fan page to be part of a group of artist that would be sent 10 free beads to use in a project.  Janelle of Nomad Crafts made these wonderfull yellow and black lampwork beads and they inpired me to create my Dark Dreams Dream Catcher necklace.  I used 9 of the beads and then realized that Janelle had actually sent me 15 Lampwork beads.  Whoo Hoo I now have 6 more of these wonderful gems to make a second project.  Gee what will I do, stay tuned. 

If you would like to see more of Janelle's lampwork glass just click on the shop name above and the link will take you to her shop.

Recent Sales at Angelque Creations

After a long dry spell with no activity I recently sold 3 of my beadwoven items.  One of the items that sold is my March "Fairy Tales" challenge piece called Tinker Bell's Pixie Dust cuff.  This bracelet is 2" wide and created with 3 mm Japanese lime green square beads, size 6 rainbow cream soda Japanese seed beads, 11/0 pink and gold silver lined Japanese seed beads, white and pink fresh water pearls, and lime green dyed (MOP) mother of pearl donuts.  This so far is my favorite piece that I have created and I am glad that it has gone to a good home where it will be worn with pride.
The other two pieces were my Artist Exposed for VickiDiane - Baja Desierto bracelet with 6/0 desert mix Japanese seed beads, fresh water pearls dyed Iris gold and the 3rd bead woven piece is my Cotton Candy bracelet.  Cotton Candy was listed at 50% of in my shop AngelqueCreations and there are still several other beautiful items listed at 50% off.  I am trying to create room in my shop An…

Sunshine Blog Award

A Sunshine blog award for AngelqueCreations, nominated by Ileana of
Enchanted Beads.  Thank you so much Ileana I always love reading your blog Enchanted Beads Blog . I am honored to be listed as a favorite Blog!

The Sunshine Blog Award is given out to bloggers whose positivity and creativity inspire others in the blog world. The rules for accepting the award are:
1. Put the logo on your blog or within your post.
2. Pass the award on to 12 bloggers.
3. Link to the nominees within your post.
4. Let them know they received this award by commenting on their blog.
5. Share the love and link to the person from whom you received this award.
I am nominating some of my favorite, who are working hard to create interesting and enjoyable articles in their Blogs:

(in alphabetical order)
Art Beadwork - Iryna Hamilton
Asterope Bead Creations - Carol
Christines Beadworks - Christine
Lovelies From Mihana - Mihana
Maryniky Designs - Maryanne
Mary T Desgins - Mary
NED Beads - Nancy
Rachele's Orig…

March Challenge - Fairy Tales - Voting March 9 -15

The voting has started for Etsy Beadweavers March challenge.  You can vote for your favorite "Fairy Tales" by using the link above, voting runs from March 9 until March 15 so be sure not to miss out.  Once again the voting will be difficult as there are many beautiful renditions on this Fairy Tale theme.

Angelque Creations's Tinker Bell Pixie Dust's cuff is number #15 and although I would love it if you voted for my entry there are so many other wonderful entries I encourage you to vote for your favorite. 

I love to enter these challenges because the themes are great and it challenges me to better my art form  To be included amounst such talent is a boon for Angelque Creations and a boost for my ego. (We all need a boost once in a while)

Treasury Heaven - 3 treasuries in One Day

I just found that I am featured in 3 treasuries today on Esty and I am just so happy that I thought I would share with you the treasury features.  I have not been featured for a very long time and so to be featured in three in one day is wonderful.  Thank you (Ileana, Tiffany, VickiDiane and Karin) all for taking the time to add my work to your lovely treasuries. 

The first feature treasury is curated by Ileana of Enchanted Beads and her Long Time No See Treasury featuring some Etsy Beadweavers as well as other talented artitsts.

The second treasury feature is curated by Tiffany of Room3designs and VickiDiane Leads Artist Exposed for VickiDiane, this treasury features 12 amazing and talented Etsy Beadweavers.
And the third treasury is curated by Karin of GypsyEyesJewelry and Once upon a Time treasury featuring some of the talent that you will find for the March challenge "Fairy Tales".  The voting for this challenge starts on March 9 to 15 at…

EBW March Challenge - Fairy Tales

Well it is that time again for the Monthly challenge for my beadweaving group Etsy Beadweavers Street Team.  This months challenge theme is "Fairy Tales - The challenge piece should be inspired by a known Fairytale. Every participant needs to describe in their listing what the inspiration and name of the Fairy Tale. The piece could represent absolutely anything: good or evil characters, flowers, objects, animals or places and castles, but in needs to be tied to a story."  My challenge piece was inspired by the modern "Fairy Tale" Peter Pan and the Lost Boys so I created for Tinker Bell a Cuff of pixie dust. 

Here is the link to my shop so that you can read the full description of the cuff and its inspiration. Tinker Bell Pixie Dust Cuff.  The voting starts on March 9 and runs until the 15th so be sure that you visit and cast your vote for your favorite "Fairy Tale".  There are as usual many wondeful and talented e…