Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The Link Challenge..... The Reveal

It is finally here.... Reveal day.
I have been ready for weeks && am glad I finally get to show what I came
up with.
To get everyone up to date on what we were to do,
Peggy from The Charm Barn
sent us 20 links.
Some of us got black and some a tortoise color.
I got black.

Here is what I came up with

I first wanted to come up with some type of pendant.  So I wire wrap a piece of sea glass and then used one of the links to be used to attach to either some ribbon or whatever you would chose.

After I made this.

 I wanted to make a bracelet but not have it connect like the links were meant to.So I grabbed some black wire and decided to add the green beads & this is what I came up with.  I made a clasp outta the links and with some wrapped wire.
Here is another shot of the bracelet.

Here is a list of the other blogs who have joined in the fun...
Make sure to go to The Charm Barn to vote for your favs.
(Because my son was attack by a dog, I was late posting this, so my entries will not be

Shelley Graham Turner  -  www.shelleygrahamturner.blogspot.com

Miranda Ackerley - http://mirandack.com

Me<<   Mischelle Fanucchi  - http://micheladasmusings.blogspot.com/ 

Denielle Hagerman  - www.somebeadsandotherthings.com

Janeen Sorensen  -  http://wildvanilladesigns.com/

Audrey BĂ©langer  -  http://esperianterra.blogspot.com/--  


  1. Cool how you did some wire wrapping with your links.....pretty clever using the link as a toggle clasp!
    Sorry you missed the dead line....life happens...some good and some bad....I hope your son is doing okay.

    1. Thanks Terri. My son is doing alot better. He told me to blog about it and post his leg photos.. I thought that would not be too appropriate.. lol boys.. lol

  2. I love your wire wrapped pendant! I also like your color combination. :) I'm glad to know your son is doing better.

    1. Thanks Jen. I am trying get a hold of some sea glass that is on an auction on listia.. I want to practice more on the wire wrapping. I am glad he is doing better too :) thanks

  3. I was so glad to find this... been watching for it and hoping you'd post. Love your designs. I love green and black together! Really nice work. Sorry to hear about your son - glad he's doing well and continuing to get better. Maybe next time...

    1. Thanks Jami.. I really enjoyed working with the links. Thank you about my son.. the stitches are out already.. && he is fine now.

  4. What a neat piece you created! I wish I could do the wire wrappings. yours are great! Thanks for stopping by my Blg. I would love to get into more of these types of swaps. Love them. Take care and the best to you..

    1. I am so new to wire wrapping. I just grabbed it and started doing whatever.. LOL I have been watching some videos by beadaholique and have learned some new techniques. so hopefully my next pendant will come out lots better. I love these types of swaps too.

  5. Looks like this was a fun little blog hop - love your wire worked pendant and your bracelet!

  6. I love that you did not connect the links, very creative. I love the colors that you used as well. That is what I really like about the black links, they can be mixed with anything!
    I am so glad to hear that your son is doing better and the stitches came out!
    Like they say, life happens.

    1. I wanted to connect them in a diff way. I really enjoyed the links.. love them actually. Yes he is doing much much better now.


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