Welcome to the We’re All Ears blog hop! Once a month, Erin Prais-Hintz posts a picture on the Earrings Everyday blog to inspire our earring designs and then on the third Friday of the month everyone shares what they have created.
This month’s inspiration is a beautifully staged photo from the Pottery Barn.
As usual, the first thing that I loved about this photo was the rich colors: olive-green, brown, and yellow. Swoon! After I recovered from my color swoon, I noticed the bird on the plate and how that shape is echoed in the bowl that holds the olive oil.
So here’s what I came up with:
The ceramic connectors are the creation of Marti Conrad of Marti’s Buttons-n-Beads. I love glaze on Marti’s connectors. It’s not just a solid green, there are flecks of blue and brown too. It makes them much more interesting than just a flat green color.
The birds used to have 2 loops each, but my wire cutters and a file solved that problem! The flowers pick up the silver tones of the silverware in the Pottery Barn picture. I’ve never seen a silvery coating on beads quite like what these flowers have and I always gravitate toward unique finds! The slightly whimsical striped yellow beads bring in the yellow tones on the bird and in the base of the drinks.
Now comes the fun part. Click on the little frog picture at the end of this post to get links to all the challenge participants or simply go to Earrings Everyday for all the links. Then visit everyone’s blogs to see the wonderful earrings they have created!
I am always delighted to read your comments! Hope to hear from you.