Yes, I love to make beads, but I also love to see the handiwork of other artists — few things are more inspiring — everyone has their own interpretation, yet we are basing it off the same inspiration. Maybe you're using the impression of nature itself, or maybe you are starting with the raw medium of your choice and carefully copying nature's design, giving it a new and stylized form — thankfully nature will not sue us if we copy its designs!
The bead artists of Etsy (a few of whom are my fellow blog writers here at AJE) always have something lovely to share. I hope you enjoy my picks today!
If you notice, the colors of my picks started with soft colors, then a pop of brighter colors, and finally turned to browns. I'm taking one last look at summer… and then I'll be ready for shades of autumn… and all the creativity that accompanies them.
(P.S. That oak leaf from suburbangirlbeads is now mine, all mine! :-) This autumn-loving girl couldn't resist.)
What has inspired you lately? Do you feel that your creativity changes with the seasons? Do share!