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October 5, 2008

Mauna Loa ~ Days 12 & 13

Mauna Loa~ Days 12 & 13
Mauna Loa~ Days 12 & 13
I think I got enough bezeled lava beads, or maybe I'll just need another small one, don't know yet.
Now I have to connect all of them and add all the free-form 3D work to the edges and surface. After that, I'll start working on the miniature ferns and flowers.

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Mia Johns on October 9, 2008 12:42 AM
Been a while since I was last on here a lot has happened aparently looking wonderful though.

- keep it up
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Saby on October 9, 2008 1:18 AM

Thanks Sweetie! :-)

Smooches
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October 3, 2008

Mauna Loa ~ Day 11

Mauna Loa ~ Day 11
Mauna Loa ~ Day 11
Back to beading!
I finished the chain rings between the connectors and clasp and bezeled 3 more lava beads.

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October 1, 2008

A *Very Special Model*for my knitted scarves! :-)

Bubi modeling mommie's scarf ~ Oct.1 - 2008
Bubi modeling mommie's scarf ~ Oct.1 - 2008

Today I borrowed a friend's neck and bust to display some of my knitted scarves and surprisingly enough, Bubi decided that it was ok for him to model as well. ;-)

If you're interested, you can see more pictures of Bubi modeling  here and my scarves  here .

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September 30, 2008

These darn paparazzi are after me again!

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This was a private moment! Arrggh, Meeeooowww!

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September 30, 2008

Mauna Loa ~ Days 9 & 10

Mauna Loa ~ Days 9 & 10
Mauna Loa ~ Days 9 & 10
It took me a while to make these double strand connectors and toggle clasp, mostly because black seed beads are very uneven and I had to select all the beads one by one. The other reason is that I weave through all the beads at least twice to reinforce and stiffen up the pieces.
Making the little chain rings takes a little time too. To make them stiff and secure, I pass the thread inside the beads 4 times, then I pick up the other end of the thread and pass it through the beads in the opposi...

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September 28, 2008

Mauna Loa ~ Day 8

Mauna Loa ~ Day 8
Mauna Loa ~ Day 8
Today the beads were very much uncooperative. It took me several attempts before I could connect these 3 new pieces so that they would lay in the right way.

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September 27, 2008

Mauna Loa ~ Day 7

Mauna Loa ~ Day 7
Mauna Loa ~ Day 7

Bezeled 4 more lava beads.

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September 26, 2008

Mauna Loa ~ Day 6

Mauna Loa ~ Day 6
Mauna Loa ~ Day 6

It's progressing slowly but surely. I need to bezel more lava beads tomorrow.

If you like dollhouse miniature foods, check out this blog:
http://theminifoodblog.blogspot.com/
They got the most amazing miniature foods I have ever seen...they look so real!

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September 25, 2008

Mauna Loa ~ Day 5

Mauna Loa ~ Day 5
Mauna Loa ~ Day 5

Here's today's little progress, 3 more pieces are connected and there's some more 3D work, but again, it doesn't show up in the pic.

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September 23, 2008

Mauna Loa ~ Day 4

Mauna Loa ~ Day 4
Mauna Loa ~ Day 4
I started to connect a couple of pieces in peyote. There's some 3D work and matte black AB beads that don't show up in the pic.

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