BSBP Reveal Day is Here!!!

Edit: This was scheduled to post at midnight~
Blogger hates me:(
But still not technically late;~)

And I am TOTALLY ready.
(Thanks to a 1 week postponement☺)

HUGE Thanks to Lori Anderson for hosting such a fun party!
This is my third party and I have seriously enjoyed every one.
You can check out my first go round here and the second one here

Ok, let's get right to it, I know you have a lot of other stops to make☺

My partner this time around is Rachel Baron of

Just to refresh your memory,
here is the beautiful bead soup my
wonderful partner, Rachel sent to me.

And here is what I did with my soup.....

The first thing I made☺
I used some of the cultured sea glass,
 added some amethyst agate beads from my stash and used 
sterling silver wire to make some "rosette" wraps and clasp.

When I was a little girl my favorite colors were pink and purple.
My favorite color is red now.
Aren't you glad you know that about me? ☺

Next, I knew exactly how I wanted to use the clasp.
I love using toggles on bracelets,

I just feel like they get so much more exposure☺
For this bracelet I used some of the purty purple beads and the opalite nuggets
 from my soup and added some flowery ceramic beads
and some turquoise dyed howlite,

then I threw in some metal spacers and some dangly bits.
They're leafy.
See what I did there?☺

These kinda made themselves right there on the bead tray.
I saw them laying there patiently waiting for eye pins.

And for the sweet summery focal, I wanted to "frame" it,
so I did a  wire weave bezel

I wanted the pendant to shine so I kept the rest
 of the necklace simple☺
Now you need to skidaddle over to my partner's blog
and see what she made with this☺
And, if I did it right, the list below shows all of the participants names
 and a link to each of their blogs.


I always "hop around" because I have a hard time getting
to every blog (in a timely manner) and I know if I start at the
top and work my way down I will always miss the "last" few on the list
and it just doesn't seem right to let them feel left out.☺

Lori Anderson, Hostess

Tina Bosh                        
Kristina Hahn Eleniak       
Kari Asbury                     
Kris Binsfield                   
Cheryl Gangle                  
Amber Dawn                   
Michelle Wigginton           
Kayla Potega                    
Becky Pancake                 
Debbie Rogers                   
Jenny Kyrlach                   
Genea Crivello-Knable       
Deborah Read                   
Julianna Cannon                
Lisa Liddy                        
Debbie Rasmussen            
Iveth Caruso                     
Rana Wilson                     
Corrie Williams                 
Linda Anderson                
Miranda Ackerley             
Andra Weber                   
Loretta Carstensen            
Penny Houghton               
Tania Hagen                     
Robin Reed                      
Laurie Vyselaar                 
Rachel Baron                    
Erin Guest                         
Emma Todd                                  
Kelly Schermerhorn                  
Dana Hickey                                  
Rebecca Ednie                             
Marybeth Rich                             
Sherri Levinton                            
RaMona Woolson                      
Jo-Ann Woolverton                   
Audrey Belanger                        
Candida Castleberry                  
Renetha Stanziano                    
Carolyn Chenault                        
Toltec  Jewels                              
Diana Welte                                  
Jean A. Wells                                
Bev Breisinger                             
Autumn Adams                           
DiYana Alcalde                             
Patty Gasparino                          
Karen Mitchell                             
Regina Santerre                          
Dhea Powers                               
Jayne Capps                                 
Keri Lee Sereika                          
Melissa Trudinger                      
Elsie Deliz-Fonseca                    
Jeanne Steck                                
Carolyn Lawson                           
Kay Thomerson                           
Maybeline Tay                             
Jackie Locantore                         
D'Arsie Manzella                         
Jacqueline Marchant                
Beccy Peterson                           
Katie Nielson-Nunez                 
Heidi Kingman                             
Andrea Glick                                 
Rose Johnson                              
Nicole Demore                            
Marti Conrad                                
Marianna Boylan                        
Mitzie Crider                                
Christa Murphy                           
Alisa Siceloff                                 
Maria Rios                                     
Tracy Martin                                 
Nan Emmett                                 
Jelveh Jafarian                                
Ali McCarthy                                 
Jennifer LaVite                            
Dolores Raml                                
Valerie Kravette                         
Bobbie Rafferty                          
Kathleen Breeding                     
Kristi Brokaw                                
Lisa Suver                                      
Natalie Moten                             
Jami Shipp                                     
Diana Shiraishi                             
Heather Otto                               
Ghislaine Kruse-van Erp          
Lisa Knappenberger                  
Charlene Jacka                            
Patty Miller                                   
Sandi James                                  
Marianne Hurley                        
Cris Peacock                                 
Andrea Rivers                              
Gloria Allen                                   
Kandice Seeber                           
Janine Lucas                                 
Sandy Richardson                       
Hajer Waheed                             
Cynthia Abner                             
Peggy Johnson                            
Tina Holden                                   
Julie Bowen                                  
Heather Richter                          
Sarah Strover                               
Kimberly Idalski                           
Sandi Volpe                                  
Tandra Boyer                               
Klaudete Koon                            
Michaela Pabeschitz                 
Mea-B. Uebler                            
Mandi Effron                                
Evelyn Shelby                              
Shai Williams                                
Natalie Davidson                        
Evelyn Duberry                           
Eszter Czibulyas                          
Sylvia Lupberger                         
Divya N                                           
Blanca Medina                             
Ginger Davis Allman                  
Chris Eisenberg                           
Katja Benevol Gabrrijelcic       
Jodie Marshall                             
Margareta Saari                          
Menka Gupta                              
Dian Hierschel                              
Kashmira Patel                            
Christina Miles                             
Inge von Roos                              
Sam Siegel                                     
Gina Hockett                                
Linda Newnham                         
Enikö Fabian                                 
Dorota Żerańska                         
Shalini Austin                               
Maryse Fritzsch-Thillens          
Silke Groeber                               
Birgit Klughardt                           
Rebecca Anderson                    
Niky Sayers                                   
Stefanie Teufel                           
Rosantia Petkova                       
Alenka Obid                                  
Jacqueline Keller                        
Sam Waghorn                              
Jackie Ryan                                   
Kumi Fisher                                   
Joan Williams                               
Stephanie Weiss                         
Elsbeth Fuchs                               
Johanna Nash                                        http://
Natascha Marty                          
Sarah Goode                                
Agata Grygiel                               
Jeannine Vetsch-Bokstaller        
Rebecca Sirevaag                       
Magdalena Sikora                      
Ana Krepel                                    
Saskia Letta                                   
Beth Emery                                   
Lizzie Clarke                                  
Evie and Beth McCord              
Marcia Dunne                              
Agi Kiss                                           
Esterina Jagiella                           
Judith Johnston                          
Jenny Vidberg                             
Klaudia Toth                                 
Merja Sundström                       
Colleen Vinthagen                     
Leah Curtis                                    
Giorgia Rossini                             
Sandra Wollberg                         ‎
Annica Larsson                            
Johana Nunez                              
Krafty Max                                    
Lori Schneider                              
Mary Govaars                              
Mischelle Andrade Fanucchi  
Maddison Langford                   
Ginger Bishop                              
Birgitta Lejonklou                       
Lesley Watt                                   
Doris Stumpf                                
Marjolein Trewavas                  
Silvia Sernicola                             
Roxanne Blanc                             
Wendy Chamberlain                 
Siobhán Keogh                            
Claire Fabian                                 
Katrin Fenzke                               
Eva Wills                                         
Kathy Lindemer                          
Bridget Torres                              
Marina Passarella                       
Christina Hickman                      
Tammie Everly                             
Ana Cravidao                                
Keren Panthaki                           
Jennifer VaBenschoten           
Solange Collin                              
Marina Kosović                            
Michelle Tucker                          
Sue Rennie                                   
Claire Lockwood                         
Barb Solem                                   
Caroline Dewison                       
Noemi Baena Roman                
Marsela Schroth                         
Amy Severino                              
Vonna Maslanka                         
Andra Marasteanu                    
Cherrie Warzocha                      
Amanda Wacasey                      
Marcy Lamberson                      
Lisa Johnson                                 
Gail Vanderster-Zwang            
Laurie Keefe-Cecere                 
Asri Wahyuningsih                     
Laurie Ament                               
Lilik Kristiani                                  
Stephanie Haussler                   
Deb Fortin                                     
Kelly Hosford Patterson          
Katy Heider                                   
Christine Stonefield                  
Dagmar Liebisch                          
Sandra McGriff                            
Sheila Daniels                               
Rossana De Gaspari                   
Cory Tompkins                            
Sonya Stille                                   
Judy Riggs                                      
Lora Bright                                     
Tina Noonan                                 
Shawn Price                                  
April Grinaway                             
Cheryl Roe                                    
Pam Hurst                                     
Shirley Moore                              
Emmanuelle Roué                     
Tammy Adams                            
Kristin Oppold                              
Catie Doman                                
Sheila Prosterman                     
Cheryl Foiles                                 
Stephanie Perry                          
Barbara Fernald                          
Debi Dufrene                               
Kathy Stemke                              
Anne Betenson                           
Chris Haussler                              
Catherine King                             
Andria Poole                                
Sherri Stokey                               
Sharyl King                                    
Donna Millard                              
Gayle Dyck                                    
Gen Smith                                     
Deanna Cox                                  
Beti Horvath                                 
Rose Rushbrooke                       
Arlene Dean                                 
Maria Rosa Sharrow                  
Deborah Apodaca                      
Veralynne Malone                     
Stacy Alderson                            
Eva Sherman                                
Cassi Paslick                                  
Cindy Boissonneault                    
Linda Sadler                                  
Louise Glazier                              
Susan McClelland                       
Kathrin Lembke                          
Susanne Stelljes                          
Terry Jeanette Carter                  
Susan Kelly                                    
Kim Paige                                       
Dyanne Everett-Cantrell         
Annita Wilson                              
Tracey Leeder                              
Elizabeth Bunn                            
Allison Fitzpatrick                       
Tania Spivey                                 
Ilenia Ruzza                                   
Lauren Potts                                 
Lynn Jobber                                  
Lee Koopman                              
Carol Wilson                                 
Elizabeth Woodford                  
Deb McKinnis                               
Rochelle Brisson                         
Shari Replogle                              
Janeen Sorensen                       
Kat Barron Miller                        
Elaine Robitaille                                     http:/
Darlene Fortier                            
Leslie Schenkel                            
Kym Hunter                                  
Leslie Wayment                          
Beckie Robison                            
Hannah Trost                               
Kim Hutchinson                           
Liz Engriser                                    
Diah Anggreni                              
Monique Urquhart                    
Kim Williams                                 
Theresa Buchle                           
Susan Bowie                                 
Pam DeBoer                                 
Skylar Bre'z                                   
Janet Loomis                                
Tari Kahrs                                       
Nancy Smith                                 
Erin Grant                                      
Barbara Mason                            
Karin King                                      
Mary K. McGraw                        
Mandi Ainsworth                       
Jasvanti Patel                               
Donna Conklin                             
Karen Jones                                  
Lori Finney                                    
Sheila Davis                                   
Sabine Dittrich                             
Nicole Valentine Rimmer        
Marge Beebe                               
Michelle McCarthy                    
Chandra Merod                          
Nancy Olliver                                
Alison Sachs                                  
Kay Mallery                                   
Beth Petricoin                              
Marta Grabalowska                   
Clare Etheridge                           
Heather Marston                       
Ann Rishell                                              Http://
Cece Cormier                               
Shannon German                       
Mary Ellen Merrigan                 
Cheryl Brown                               
Mary Hicks                                    
Judy Robinson                             
Danielle Kelley                             
Cate van Alphen                         
Patricia Buchanan                       
Billi R.S. Rothove                         
Laura Blanck                                 
Pam Traub                                     
Fay Wolfenden                           
Kristi Harrison                              
Karen Martinez                           
Sarah Singer                                 
Megan Tillery                               
Dana James                                  
Rachel Stewart                            
Valerie Cook                                 
Debra Gibson                               
Pat Haight                                    <<---you are="" here="" span="">
Rachel Stanley                             
Sandra Pendragon                     
Anja Schultz                                  
Sharon Driscoll                             
Lecia Woessner                           
Kitty Durmaj                                 
Donetta Farrington                    
Bonnie Coursolle                        
Laurie Wirth                                  
Lori Callahan                                 
B.R. Kuhlman                               
Karin Grosset Grange               
Rebekah Payne                           
Lori Bowring Michaud               
Jael Thorp                                      
Patty Woodland                          
Eleanor Burian-Mohr                
Susanna Lehto                             
June Butt                                       
Melissa Muir                                
Laney Mead                                 
Tamera Norris                              
Andrea Trank                               
Marie Covert                                
Valerie Tilghman                         
Jean Baldridge Yates                 
Sierra Barrett                               
Patricia Robitaille                        
Leanne Loftus                              
Sally Russick                                  
Mallory Hoffman                        
Dini Bruinsma                               
Marde Lowe                                 
Hannah Annear                           
Patty Johnson                              
Valerie Norton                            
Ann Sherwood                            
Staci Smith                                    
Jen Purple                                     
Ruth Szapa                                    
CJ Bauschka                                  
Karla Morgan                               
Suz Hamel                                     
Laura Guenther                          
Elisabeth Auld                              
Martha Aleo                                 
Shiraz Biggie                                 
Brendalee Astells                          
Heather d'Entremont                   
Kelly Morgan                                
Lori Blanchard                              
Susan Kennedy                           
Rain Hannah                                 
Janice Warden Bergeron         
Melissa Packer                            
Jana Haverty                                
Cindy Ritchie                                
Marianne Baxter                        
Denise McCabe                           
Sharon Palac                                 
Cathy Buckley                              
Jennifer Van Horn                      
Crystal Rector                              
Susan Walls                                   
Penny Neville                              
Lisa Cone                                       
Heather Davis                              
Michelle Escano                          
Carmen Lau                                  
Janet Borzecki                             
Rhonda Hagerman                     
Katrina Taylor                               
Molly Alexander                         
Nicole Rennell                             
Chris McGilvery                           
Erin Prais-Hintz                            
Dawn Williams                             
Kate Dufour                                  
Robin Lynne Showstack           
Elizabeth Hodges                        
Adlinah Kamsir                            
Carol Dillman                                
Christine Hansen                        
Andrea Frank                               
Tracy Stillman                               
Denise Petersen                         
Veronica Campos-Hallstrom       
Madonna Liza Cruz-Comia      
Suzann Sladcik Wilson              
Terri Gauthier                              
Alicia Marinache                         
Barbara Bechtel                          
Hannah Rosner                           
Keren von Hoeren                      
Lea Avroch                                    
Maire Dodd                                  


  1. Pat, my jaw literally dropped when I saw what you did with the focal! It is absolutely stunning!! And I love the bracelet you used the toggle in--it is so perfect! I'm so humbled to have been paired with such a talented designer!

  2. Love the bracelets! Great job

  3. That focal is amazing!! I like it that you kept the chain so unfussy as it makes the focal stand out! It is my favourite from the pieces you made.

  4. Just love all the designs. That second bracelet really caught my eye.

  5. The focal with the wire wrapped bezel is fabulous!! OH WOW!! love all that you did!

  6. That bracelet is so sweet! Great job!

  7. That's what I always wanted to give a try too: wire weave a lampworkbead. Well done, Pat! It looks amazing!

  8. I love bracelets, yours too, of course!

  9. Great bracelets and that wire wrap around the cabochon - cool!

  10. Great designs. I totally agree about using pretty toggles on bracelets, where they can be seen and admired.

  11. Great collection of designs from your soup! Looks like you had a lot of fun!!

  12. Love what you did for the focal pendant, the framing of the bead! I love how you kept it simple to showcase it! Gorgeous designs!!!

  13. That wire bezel is beautiful,

  14. Beautiful work and the wire bezel is amazing!

  15. I really like what you have done, very nice bracelets!

  16. your "wigglebutt" dragon is adorable! Back to the BSBP - I love the wire work around the focal! Too much could have taken away from it, but your frame just made it shine!

  17. this is my first visit to your blog and I have to tell you I LOVE the name wigglebutt. and your wee dragon is gorgeous , can he come live with me??
    your wire bezel on that pendant is beautiful and i love that it is asymmetrical. I bet no matter how you look at it it appears different each time. so glad I stopped by.

  18. Your wire work amazes me! I haven't tried it yet as I focus mainly on seed bead weaving but I am starting to step out of my comfort zone and ready to give it a try. Beautiful work

  19. I like all of your designs but the bracelets are my favorite. You did a GREAT job with your soup!!!

  20. Ahhh, you had my fave colour combination, the turquoises and purples...I LOVE the bracelet with the dangly leafy bits :-) and the one with the rosette wraps (wonder if I'll ever get good enough for that?). Lovely work!

  21. Love these, Pat! I'm a bracelet nut, and I finally figured out it's because, unlike earrings and necklaces, when I wear my bracelets I can enjoy LOOKING at them (ooooh, shiny!)

  22. I just visited another blog that had a purple and green soup to work with and I commented that it was probably my all time favorite color combination. The shades were different, but there are so many variations of the theme. Your reveal is gorgeous as well. I love the beach glass and I really love love love the wire wrapped focal in that last necklace. It is gorgeous. Great job!

  23. Beautiful pieces, love the bracelet and color combination.

  24. I love your wirework, especially in th first creation!

  25. I love the wire weave bezel. Great job.

  26. Such beautiful jewelry you've made! I love how you made the roses from wire, really romantic look (when I was little purple and rose was my favorite combination also! Now it's purple and green and sometimes blue! :P). Love the dangling bracelet also, but the framed focal bead is amazing, i really adore how you played with wire color to enhance the beauty of the bead! Great work!

  27. Such beautiful pieces of jewelry you made! i love the roses made with wire (and you know something? My favorite color combo when I was little was also pink and purple! Now it's purple and green and sometimes some blue! :P ) I love both the dangling bracelet and earring, but mostly I love the framed pendant, I adore how you played with the wire's color to enhance the beauty of the bead! great work!

  28. Beautiful work! I think the first bracelet you made is my favorite just because I love those little wire rosettes. The clasp is adorable!

  29. The bracelet with blues and purples ia so great! I love the combination of opaline and opaque beads. The ceramic beads are a wonderful addition. That rocks!

  30. Love the wire work around your focal and the earrings too! Great job!

  31. Love the wire work you did for your bracelet! Good job with your soup !

  32. thought I was going to choose one of the bracelets for my fav but then I saw that wire weave for the focal and it became the one.

  33. I love what you did wrapping that focal. The whole necklace looks great. I agree, you were smart to keep the rest of it pretty simple. Nice bracelets and earrings too!

  34. You indeed made that focal shine. Nicely done! Oh, and I adore the rosettes you created on the sea glass. Cool touch!

  35. I like the rosettes and I like the second bracelet with the toggle as it is full of color, beads and dangles. Good for you followed the call of the earrings :) Beautiful wire woven focal on the necklace!


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