I recently picked out this lovely assortment of summery colored glass flower beads from Art Beads*. I have always had a fondness for pressed Czech glass beads and all the different colors and finishes that are available. Art Beads has many different styles of Czech glass beads in shapes that I love like flowers, leaves, and shells.
My assignment was to make something summery, so I picked out some bright yellows and oranges and paired them with more mottled pinks and earthy yellows. I have a hard time working with such bright colors, so I muted them down with one of my Lumber links and some bronze colored pearls and brass.
I think this still has a summery feel with the warm colors and the flower imagery. It was another good challenge for myself! Check back tomorrow to see another design I made using Art Beads' stock!