Saturday, September 28, 2013

A little playing time here at kimmykats

I have been playing with some different ideas here at kimmykats.  Sometimes it seems that your creativity has flown the I read, I play with Pinterest, look at what everyone is up to. While reading I came across this post by Rebekah Payne of Tree Wing Studio on the Art Jewelry Elements blog
 I had read one of her previous posts on making molds.  I gathered all my supplies and started to play.  I had a great time gathering stuff to mold!  I started this necklace....not sure how I will finish it...still in the playing mode.....
I like my color combinations....just didn't like all the chain.  I am in the thinking mode......
I also played with some of my buttons....a tute purchased from The Blue Bottle Tree
Still a work in progress......
Next I started on ......
focal by Kimberly Rogers of Numinosity Beads   this is one of her nail beads

I pulled out the steel wire for this one.  I thought the rustic look would go right along with the rusty nail.  I have my beadwork thinking of leather to finish.

Now for something I did completely finish.....
birds and silverware....


Hand molded and stamped 2 will ever be the same.....
These went to the store ...testers to see how they sell.

A woman I love.....Petra Carpreau of  Scorched Earth
opening her package is just like Christmas...
I have lots more of her beads to play with!


Meanwhile lots of spoons and bracelets have flown to new homes.....and I am still playing!

Have a great weekend!


  1. Lovely work. If you are just playing....I wonder what you do when you are serious? Really like the rustic feel to these pieces. You are inspiring! I too like Petra's Scorched Earth beads. Have some on my table right now. My creativity is hit and miss these days as well. Too many distractions I guess.

  2. Beautiful pieces Kim, I am with Katherine if this is just playing, then I will be knocked out of my socks if you were serious. It was nice to visit you again on the blog I have missed so many these past few months. Hey I went to Huntsville a week or so ago and I went to Mary's Bead Shop and all I can say is WOW!

  3. I've yet to see anything that you make that I DON'T like! Keep going girl - you are on a roll.

  4. You've got a new follower here. Love your work and the way you are combining your components. Nice name too!

  5. Just love the rustic feel of your pieces. The bird is just darling!

  6. these pieces are so earthy and warm! I love the rustic feel and the rich colors of the stones! and then one of your spoons :) LOVE those

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