Saturday, September 8, 2012

September ABS Challenge

Wrist Corsage

It's time for the September ABS challenge
There are months when I have to think long and hard for an idea.
But, when I saw this month's painting, a zillion ideas popped into  my head!
 Flowers ,flowers and more flowers...WOW !!!!
How could I ever narrow down my choices  to just one ?
I suppose I could have made several entries. But, where would I have found time to do that ?
I decided to start,as always, by looking through my stash for beads and findings in the colors of the painting.
I was hoping something would call to me loud and clear . It did !
As soon as I found the crocheted lace I knew I was going to use it .
To me it perfectly mimicked the collar of the dress.That lace begged to be a cuff bracelet .But, how to add flowers without covering the  pattern too much ? I decided to create an art bead bouquet and make a wrist corsage . Does anybody still wear wrist corsages ? When I was growing up they were a sent by  boys to their dates for proms and parties .
I am old !
My bracelet isn't an everyday piece of jewelry . It is more suited for special occasions. My husband and I had our first date in the fall.
I think I will wear to a romantic dinner at our favorite restaurant .
(just have to get hubby to take me.... LOL!)
The colors will make it perfect for Thanksgiving too.
 In fact, it is so comfortable ,it might become a tradition for me to wear it to our turkey feast !
I haven't worn a wrist corsage in a long ,long ,long time !
Thank  you for the flowers ABS .
This week
add some flowers to your designs
Bead Happy


  1. Hi M.E.
    I love it and it is perfect for a Thanksgiving wrist corsage.

  2. lovely! I do remember wrist corsages, what does that say? This would be beautiful to wear for Thanksgiving!