Sunday, August 28, 2011

Ring a Week

Polymer Clay, Bell Pepper Seeds

Once I finished this ring, it immediately reminded me of a picture frame I made a brief lifetime ago. I took a dollar store frame & covered the sides with lentils. One hot glue dollop & lentil at a time. It was so beautiful & elaborate with its muted green palette. Almost as lovely as the picture inside of me & my then boyfriend. He won the frame in the breakup.
This ring was just as fun to make. I love & find comfort in meticulously tedious placement. I had a big baggie of seeds because it was my goal to grow bell peppers this summer. But from the looks of things, there will be no peppers. At the least there are several lovely sprouts of green. But I would like it to be noted that it took me all summer not to grow these peppers. That is my dog Cash posing with the ghost bell peppers. FYI, he is not spoiled. And just to keep things fair, I have included a picture of Marley.

Friday, August 19, 2011

Ring a Week

Shrink Plastic, Polymer Clay

I forgot how hard it is to take pics of shrink plastic. It flirts with the light at every angle. And, I forgot the pics of shrink plastic show every mistake & imperfection. What I'm trying to say is frownie face for this week's ring...

Monday, August 15, 2011

Ring a Week

Plastic Lacing, Straight Pin, Wine Cork, Polymer Clay

I wish I could say I was about to put on my favorite pair of skin tight pleather pants & pop on this cocktail ring for a night out on the town...but I don't own a pair & I've never worn a cocktail ring. But I do love this naughty & nice ring. Nice from the top with your finger wrapped in a bow & naughty from the side, bold & daring. Super fun to make!

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Ring a Week

Polymer Clay, Thread

I made this ring for Wilma Flinstone. I thought a splash of color might be a fun touch to her forever white dress & pearls. Not that Wilma needs help with her chic style, but this way she can match when standing next to Betty :)