Wednesday, December 3, 2008

A New Hobby

I can't help it. I'm a crafty person.

Ever since I won earrings on a blog contest... I have been looking at Etsy shops and thinking to myself... I could do that. So in November I set out to make my first bracelet. I made it and gave to to a friend as a birthday present. She loved it, and since it happened to be her wedding colors - she told me to make one for myself and wear it. Lol. Well I never took a picture of the one I made her, but it is similar to the one below. I think I have perfected my art a little more and figured out that the thinner wire is MUCH easier to work with. I've kind of been looking on-line for how-to instructions but haven't found much. It seems to be a lot easier to give/read instructions than it is actually doing it anyway. That wire can be tricky, especially the stuff I was using at first! I wish I had a picture to show you.

While my work seems pretty basic, please remember I am self taught and just starting! I was just messing around with the necklace - but I think I kind of like it! not to mention it matches a summer dress I got on sale not too long ago!

Anyway, I'm kind of excited to perfect my art.... I'm thinking I might give some away here on the blog.... who knows maybe one day I'll open an Etsy shop just for fun!

Do you like it? Would you wear it? Leave your comments below.
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  1. I think it's beautiful and nicely done! Aiming to open an Etsy shop would be a great motivation. Goodluck!

  2. Can't you just have another page on your website..and avoid the etsy fees?

    I love the new hobby! I'd love one something in Cobalt.

    AND how did you do that "Click HERE to leave comments"? awesome

  3. The look great! I could see my wife wearing that let me know when you get things ready to sell!

    Also love the new look of the site!

  4. I love it, I have been tempted to make my own stuff but think its probably to fiddly for me.