2.13.2012

Mondo's Street

Every week I'm inspired by the winning look from Lifetime's Project Runway All Stars. Episode 5 nearly had me stumped, though. Mondo has a way of looking at the world that can sometimes be too intense for me to deconstruct - which is how I work. I deconstruct the elements of the design and work out what might best accentuate or enhance that design. In this case I found I had to focus on Just The Jacket. Using that as my springboard, I was able to see my way to this necklace. Combining gemstone rounds, Greek ceramic beads, copper wire, chain and findings, and a carved bone connector bead, I'm very happy with the results. And I want that jacket.


(screengrab from mylifetime.com HERE)


BIG GNARLY NOTICE:  Since I posted this, I've redone the necklace just a bit.  Here are the updated photos:





Come see what we're doing at the Flickr group, Embellishing the Runway - and remember, anyone can play!


The winning look from Episode 6 is already on the beadboard, and once that's done I can get back to my bucket of designs for the Bead Soup Blog Hop.  Busy busy busy.

More later.  Cheers!

4 comments:

  1. Morwyn, FAB job!! I know just what you mean about Mondo, so extra kudos for what you've accomplished. And please, do tell, WHAT are those awesome beads you've used??? Agate...?

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    1. Thanks! The main bead is a carved bone connector, the rounds are some unknown gemstone, and the rest are Greek ceramic. All the beads came from different old necklaces I found in various thrift stores around town.

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