This year was the year I finally got signed up for a Bead Soup - not to late this year - I was ready!!! Because lets face it - I was beyond jealous of previous years participants - green with envy I tell ya!!! I mean who wouldn't be if they didn't get in on all the fun - this is an awesome swap - put on by an amazingly talented lady - Lori Anderson of Lori Anderson Designs.
So now on to the beyond beautiful treasures I received!!!!
Beautiful is all I can say - truly beautiful! I was spoiled beyond belief with my first go at Bead Soup. Tari of Pearl and Pebble was such a sweet and thoughtful partner! The selection she sent will be so wonderful to work with - really - I cannot wait to get started!!
Just look at that gorgeous focal by Mari Johnson! Did I mention how GORGEOUS it is???? WOW!!! And those "Flat Tires" from Stone Me (one of my favorite etsy sellers). And jade and jasper and a Bali silver toggle (which happens to be my favorite of designs). Oh yeah and let's not forgot that adorable little bird - Tari says she found it years ago at a North Carolina antique store. I am so lucky she passed it on to me!!
What do you think? Are you jealous - it is that beautiful of a selection!!!
Stay tuned for the design reveal - using these treasures - coming February 26th, 2011!!!