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Friday, May 9, 2014

Bead Soup Blog Party # 8

Meet Flora Dora, off on yet another shopping expedition.  With hair quaffed and shoes polished, she's wearing a new hat and dress and sports the latest style in classy handbags.  Her hands and legs are moveable and she thinks she looks pretty hot.  I'm going to hate to tell her she's just a brooch :)




I loved the 'Iris' coloring on the 10mm black beads Tania including in my parcel.  They were my inspiration for the rest of the components I used in this pendant and beaded 'chain'.  Porcelain flowers and lots of Czech beads.  Wish I could capture of the AB finishes better for you, mostly Jet AB and Vitrail.



So both fun pieces to make and wear, thank you so much Lori and Tania for the opportunity


These are the beads I sent to Tania and the pieces she made with them





35 comments:

  1. Flora Dora is adorable! She is so much more than a brooch. Love the necklace focal - so so pretty. Awesome work June!

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  2. I love Flora Dora! Your work is AMAZING!

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  3. The focal on the necklace is absolutely amazing - it looks really Victorian! Great work!

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  4. I love the brooch - so fun! Greetings from another bead souper from Auckland xx Nat

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  5. Fantasic Jewellery you both made. Say Hi to Flora Dora for me. I like her just as she is!

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  6. Love Flora Dora! I am sure that she is proud to be a beaded brooch! Your pendant is stunning!

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  7. The brooch is lovely, very whimsical! And refreshing to see a brooch - they are often overlooked! I love the necklace too, very colourful, very gorgeous.

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  8. What great pieces. I especially like Ms. Flora and what do you mean 'just a brooch'? She is all that and more.

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  9. beautifully done! Would love to have seen the original soup! Your necklace is lovely and the Brooch is delightful!!

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  10. Such a clever chain! I never know what to do with those beads. Love Flora Dora. I have a little beadie skeleton who wants to know is she's single.

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    1. Thank you :)
      Ms Dora has a VERY rich man in her life already sorry. She's a very high maintenance gal and your wee man may not have enough substance to him for her needs. Please let him down lightly lol

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  11. Lovely necklace and FABULOUS brooch. Great work.

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  12. Love Miss Flora Dora! Amazing work on the focal!

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  13. The brooch is adorable, really cute!

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  14. I love the flower pendant! It could easily work as a brooch too.....the little girl is so cute!

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  15. The flower bouquet is just so lovely....beautiful! :)

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  16. I amazed at what made you go from the iris coloured beads to the gorgeous pendant. Very creative and very wearable. Rose

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  17. Love the necklace and Flora Dora of course!

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  18. You are CRAZY inventive, June! That little brooch is so adorable, and your necklace... heavenly :)

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    1. Thanks, - crazy - yes that explains a lot lol

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  19. What fun Flora Dora is! Wonderful soup, thank you so much for sharing!

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  20. floral necklace and Dora's floral hat are amazing!!!!

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  21. lovely beading work and I love Dora! Great job!

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  22. Hi June, Flora Dora is so cute. I am going to pin a picture of her if that is ok with you. The focal you made for your necklace is awesome. You did a wonderful job with your soup ingredients.

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    1. Thankyou, I'm flattered and embarrassed at the same time that so many of you all like Flora. Thank you for the pin :)

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  23. Flora Dora is so funny! Really great!

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  24. Wow, at first I didn't realize that your little lady was actually strung together and not just a cute little pile. How awesome she is! And your necklace is so sparkly and fun as well. Excellent job.

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  25. Flora is so cute, and the necklace is so pretty!

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  26. Flora Dora is a hoot! Funny and clever, a real conversation starter. Beautiful necklace.

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  27. Flora Dora is a darling :0) Nice cooking, June!

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  28. What a fun little brooch! The pendant is gorgeous! Bravo!

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  29. I am sure Dora knows she is hot! Love the pieces! But Dora really takes the cake! Excellent work!

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  30. A-FLORADORA-ble! That's the most unusual use of the clasp - hair pin and purse for a beaded shopaholic :) And the garden pendant is full of fantastic blooms - beautiful!

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