Sunday, February 12, 2012

Treasures For Peeps



I am going to make it!!  After yet another trip to the Dr and a chest xray they tell me  that everything looks good.....now if only this "crud " would listen to them and leave me alone.......
My dear friends at Peeps were quite concerned...sending me get well wishes because my table was quite bare.  They needed some new pretties.  I made the Mr get busy on cutting up typewriters and I headed off to the workroom. 

On our trip to Buffalo I took particular note of all the beautiful chandeliers in the antique stores.
paired with a magnolia bead cap from Vintaj....I was very happy with this necklace.

At the School House Antiques I came across heaven in a both filled with skeleton keys.........

I used  silk sari fibers wrapped with wire and beads to make this lariat necklace......I have more leather cord on the way to make more of these !



I have been wanting to make one of these for so long......



Door escutcheon, rhinestones,crystals and pearls......what more could  a girl want?  Oh I hated parting with it!



We bypassed  a store that looked like  a comic book store....then took a better look and found all kinds of treasures....keys, a typewriter.....we had a great visit with the owner.

The shape of the key caught my eye...paired with an old earring ....lovely...

Happy shopping to our wonderful Peeps customers.....

7 comments:

  1. Kim, I really hope that crud leaves you alone and soon it is no fun being sick. I love all of your pretties especially the one with the long crystal.
    Therese

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  2. LOVE THEM ALL!! I guess I need to make a trip to Peeps! Hope you are feeling better soon!

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  3. That top one is sensational! What a beauty!!!

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  4. Wow, you definitely made off with some neat finds and awesome inspiration, because these pieces are sublime!
    I'm glad to know you're on the mend!

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  5. Glad you are feeling better. You created (as always) some beautiful jewelry!!
    Jane

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  6. Nice to meet you guys yesterday. Glad you made it home ok and hope you get feeling better!! Kindest Regards, Wanda

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  7. Hello dear Kim. I'm glad to hear you are on the mend. I absolutely LOVE your new jewelry pieces. I wish you'd open an Etsy shop so those of us that are not local can go shopping too! :-) I love, love, love what you did with the old keys, silk ribbon, and rhinestones galore!

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