Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Beading by the Bay is next week

And I'm teaching this!

This is the slightly under loved blue bronze which I happen to love.

But I can definitely see why the light colorado topaz and pacific opals won out as the favorite. It's such a soft, feminine pallette, and I love the length of it. It is one of my favorite pieces to wear.

It's all very exciting, 48 lively ladies, many many of whom I count as friends, a few new folks to meet, Sherry and Rachel and bff Susan, and Mark will join me and there will be a Malayna visit! And a visit with Santa Cruz friends Char and Rose who I've known for over 30 years, which is a long time to be friends.

If I appear excited it is because I have just put to bed almost every last detail that needs attending to, well if we don't count packing, and so now I have permission to be excited. We have some wonderful giveaways this year, which is going to make packing the car just a tad challenging.

Fortunately my San Diego family will house and dog sit, which gives us peace of mind when Maya can't come with.

And now I can return my energies to Beads in Motion which is currently experiencing a design phase. I decided to design eight pieces, and then write directions and illustrate before the next eight pieces. It breaks things up that way. I definitely like the design phase part, although it's all good.


cw whitedogjewelry said...

Have fun! Enjoy time spent doing something you love.
' only wish I was one of those lucky 48 ladies!
I love the design you'll be teaching, in either color-way.
'hope to own that piece one day. =)

Helen said...

Lovely design & colours. I'm wondering about the length of the piece.

Ingrid said...

Hello Marcia,
Have a great time in SF, your pendant is so beautiful, I wouldn't know which color to pick !
Kind regards,

Marcia DeCoster said...

Helen, the necklace is about 26 inches and the total pendant is about 4 inches.

Karen Firnberg said...

What happens if I fall in love with another colorway while I'm in your class? Will you have extra kits? :)

I know what you are thinking, "Karen has enough kits." My response is, "You can never have enough kits!? :)

Unknown said...

That blue bronze is so rich, I love it! I kind of wish I was going to be at Beading By The Bay now!

I think Karen is right, you can never have too many kits!

Marcia DeCoster said...

Ha Karen! and yes I will have extras of all three colors. They always look different in person.