Friday, May 28, 2010

Having Fun with Stephanie Lee..and Tinkering About!

Happy Friday Everyone!!The kids are on Summer break and so far I am enjoying every minute of it.I have squeezed in some playtime for me and I MUST tell you I found the most amazing book in the library by Stephanie Lee....Ooooh what a treasure..Its called "Semiprecious Salvage" and yes it has the most amazing techniques and ideas!!
I have always admired book pendants,and so I decided to give it a try...Please be kind...it is my first one...and I had the most wonderful time making it!!....I may not be able to stop..

"Bloom"


Created using book pages,metal sheet,metal mesh,embossing enamel,brad,chain and doo-dads.







Plus a new Wooden Spool named "Tinker"



tin·ker (tngkr)
n.
1. A traveling mender of metal household utensils.



And a Jumbo wooden clip turned Magnet



"Delight in the Simple Things"




As always,
thank you so much for stopping by






24 comments:

Janet Ghio said...

Wow! Wow!! These are just fabulous. The book pendant is wonderful and I absolutely love the spool!! I have to see if they have this book at my library!!

^..^Corgidogmama said...

Dang woman! Is there no end to your creative juices????
Man alive, what awesome stuff you've done with your magical fingers!

luthien said...

WOW!!! you make the most beautiful things!! and you photograph them perfectly :)

peggy gatto said...

the necklace is out of this world!!!!
But my favorite is that spool fairy, be still my heart!!!!

Lyn Newhouse said...

Wonderful creations Cat!!!
And the pendant is great! ;D

Magaly Guerrero said...

I'm in love with "Bloom"!

Little Messy Missy said...

Ohthe ideas are just flowing now!!!

LisaC said...

All I can say is WOW. Your work is awesome and beautifully photographed. I can't even pick a favorite because they are all so wonderful. I have to come back when I have more time...

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Look at all the pretty things around the wooden spool...I just keep looking to see what's there! And the necklace...oh that is just my style! I love it, Cat! How unique your creations are...love them ALL! ♥

Lynn Stevens said...

I have that book and I Love it and I Love your creations. Isn't it great to take an idea and make it your own. Thats what its all about, sharing what we do...FABULOUS work!

Debby said...

Hi CAt,
WOW!!! Everything is totally amazing, I couldn't pick a fav.
Have a great Memorial Day weekend.
debby

Riki Schumacher said...

Stephanie is my new idol! She is great, got to spend three days with her in a workshop last year. Your piece is wonderful, well done! Make more! Love it.

Cat, thank you for leaving such a touching comment, truly appreciate it. Take care friend, Riki

miramecreations said...

Beautiful as always, Cat! In love with your "Tinker". You always amaze me with your wonderful creations!

sharon said...

Outrageous!! I flippin love that necklace, and the spool fairy is so special, I am at a lost for words!! Amazing Cat! Now I have to go pull that book out of my pile!!
I mean I reeeeeaaly love it!

Tristan Robin Blakeman said...

all are just marvelous - but that book pendant is knock-your-socks-off-drop-dead stunning!

Connie Eyberg Originals said...

I have a fascination with book pendants too. Yours is beautiful! You make me want to try one. I have one that is my grandmothers with her notes in it and it is such a treasure. Thank you for sharing all of your wonderful items! Connie

The Lone Dollier said...

WONDERFUL NECKLACE! I really love it. Such a great job done for your first one. The spool and the clip are also just great~

Smiles~
Marilyn

Mollye said...

Hi Cat, I'm lovin your work because you always are true to yourself and you have a style unmistakably YOU. Beautiful pendant and adore the spoolie too! XXMollye

spindelmaker said...

Thanks for the tip on the book, I´ll have to check it out simply because your "booklace"is so lovely!

Tristan Robin Blakeman said...

Cat, you won my giveaway this week ... please email me your address and I'll get it out to you!

Riki Schumacher said...

Hi Cat! Yes, I am a lucky girl, in many ways. And studying with Stephanie was lucky. I'm honored to show you off on my sidebar, your work is fabulous! Big hug to you my friend, Riki

Maggi said...

Wowowowowow love these! I need to check out that book!

Julia said...

Oooooooo !! I have no words!! This is so fantastic ! Makes me want to leave the digital art :) and make something like this!

beth said...

love your jewelry....it has a bit of a nina bagley flair and it's wonderful.....