Saturday, December 15, 2012

Reveal Time for the Holiday Bling Blog Hop 2

That day has finally arrived..... the reveal for the " Holiday Bling Blog Hop 2 ".  My exchange partner was Marlene Cupo and it was greatly entertaining to catch up with each other as Marlene is a Polymer Artist and I am a bead weaver.  But who would not enjoy a Holiday project?  I had just finished up a few Right Angle Weave Cuff patterns in Christmas theme's and Marlene was enchanting in her acceptance of a " Blingy Holiday " project.  Size of wrist was gathered and then after laying out the

The beginning
So after a few runs in RAW and working out the first few rows, I was off.  Pattern is above to
the right.  As I was coming to the end, I realized how wonderful this bracelet was.  Sorry Marlene,
I am making another just for myself.

And her is my charming Christmas Tree cuff bracelet for Marlene Cupo:

I have heard from Marlene after she recieved it and she loved it, but I'll let her tell you on her blog.
In return I recieved ( 3 ) lovely Red, White and Green Polymer Cab's which are now set to Lacey's Stiff Stuff and Bead Embroidery has begun.  I promise Marlene that photo's will post as she is under construction.

Now spend a few moments and visit all the ladies who have participated in this wonderful Holiday Bling Blog Hop #2:

        1        Shelley Graham Turner
         2        Marlene Cupo
                Sandra McGriff
         4        Ginger Bishop
         5        Tammie Everly
         6        Dyanne Everett-Cantrell
         7        Mary Howell Govaars
         8        Debbie Rasmussen
         9        Shirley Moore
       10        Jo-Ann Woolverton
       11        Chandra Merod
       12        Renetha Stanziano
       13        Kelley Fogle
       14        Gina Hockett
       15        Elaine Ray
       16        Melinda Abrahamson
       17        Heather Otto
       18        Alicia Marinache
       19        Catherine King.  ( You are here )
       20        Tiffany Smith :
       21        Anitra Gordy
       22        Miranda Ackerley
       23        Sonya Stille
       24        Lori Bowring Michaud
       25       Toltec Jewels

Enjoy and Happy Holidays!


  1. So cute, and perfect for the holidays!

  2. Amazing!! Love the Christmas trees

  3. Catherine, you did a beautiful job on this bracelet, and I'm sure she will enjoy wearing it for many years. I'm looking forward to seeing what you make with her cabs. The colors you requested are gorgeous.

  4. This bracelet is gorgeous, what a great way to showcase the Christmas Tree! I love this bracelet! Gina H.

  5. What a fun holiday bracelet, all right you seed headers, I really need to learn, there are so many cool things to make.

  6. I love beadweaving and adore the gorgeous RAW crystal cuff bracelet you created for Marlene! How it must sparkle in the Christmas lights - fab Holiday bling!!:) I'm looking forward to seeing what you create with Marlene's beautiful Holiday cabs too!

    Feliz Navidad Catherine!


  7. Oh Catherine, don't apologize for making a tree bracelet for yourself. Love that we will be matching on Christmas, and thanks for being such an amazing partner. Hope you enjoyed the Hop. Happy Holidays!

  8. I love this bracelet, and love so much that you and Marlene will have a matching pair. I must say the patterned glass the bracelet is photographed on is fantastic. What is it?

    1. Hi Ginger,
      The patterned glass is a lovely little serving bowl I found at Home Goods on sale . I love to use it for smaller prieces.

      Thank you for the lovely comment.

  9. The bracelet is so gorgeous and I know Marlene loves it! As I have said many times I am in awe of all beadweavers. The patience and workmanship you possess is crazy. I WISH I could do it. I am sure Marlene will cherish this bracelet!

    I love Marlene's polymer clay work, she has skills! I am looking forward to see what you create using them, keep us all posted!

    Thanks for participating - HAPPY HOLIDAYS, ~ Shelley

  10. Wow, you tiny bead people have me in awe!. Beautiful bracelet!

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