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Sunday, February 13, 2011

"I'm Ba-ack"

Wow, it's been almost 3 months since my last post. Amazing how time flys. No I haven't quit blogging or beading, but would you believe it if I told you that I had been abducted by funny looking little green men and taken away in a large saucer shaped aircraft? I didn't think so. OK, so how about "My dog ate my computer"?  Not believing that either, right? Well the sad truth is that every winter I become extremely lazy. Other than work or mandatory family functions, I don't like to do much in winter except snuggle on the couch and watch a good movie, or two, or three, or a hundred.

So anyhow, last night at midnight the greatest movie of all time came on t.v. I hadn't seen it in like 10 years or so. So of course I just had to watch it. The thing is it was 4 hours long. So I asked myself, "How in the h-e-double hockey sticks am I supposed to stay awake till 4am?" That's when I decided to get motivated and work on some incomplete beading projects. Well, I actually completed both projects, and decided to stay motivated and promised myself that I would blog today, before I got too lazy again. So anyhow, here are my latest projects:

This is a bead embroidered pendant that I decided to make for myself for Valentine's Day. It's very simple and hangs from a suede necklace. Yes, I will be wearing this tomorrow. Next is a netted necklace that I had started a while ago. I don't usually get bored with beading projects, but for some reason, on this one I would bead a few inches and then not touch it for days. So, like I said, I finally got motivated and finished it. I am so glad I did, because I am just loving the lacey look of it and the contrast of the two colors.

So there you have it, everything beady that I have accomplished over the past 3 months. Now that I have gotten my mojo back I promise not to stay away for so long. Oh yeah, in case you're wondering what  great movie kept me up til 4:00am and what I consider to be the greatest movie ever, it's....................................
"The Godfather".
TTYL and make it a good evening,


Crazy Mama said...

hi, debbie! nice to see you! winter is a good time to get snuggly and be lazy. but, at the same time i am really happy to see your new projects. i especially love the netting one. so pretty! i just did a netting bracelet for the first time yesterday, and i really love it too. when i saw yours i could identify with the "boredom" aspect of it, but isn't it so rewarding when it's done? your projects are really beautiful!

LissC said...

Time gets away so easily doesn't it? I have a hard time staying up with the blogging too. You have been busy making some beautiful pieces though! No better way to spend time then beading I think :)

Good to see you back :)

June said...

Welcome back - glad you mentioned what the movie was, I was racking my brain trying to figure it out. Beautiful beadwork!

Marcie Abney Carroll said...

Thanks for stopping by Debbie! Great job on the embroidery, and should definitely challenge yourself with whatever color brings you fear!