March flowers

We keep getting more snow but it is springtime in the studio.

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I received a gift in this vibrant floral tissue paper and couldn’t resist making some cheerful pendants with them.

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A simple oval was the obvious choice, but then it was fun playing with petal shapes too.

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I pulled out Brenda Schweder’s Now That’s A Jig to practice more form-making.

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When the wire shapes are completed I cut out the papers to match each form.

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After dipping the paper in wax each petal is painstakingly aligned with the wire, and fused to its rightful place with a quilting iron.

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A yellow scrap made me want to add another flower to my blend.

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I shall call it Potentilla erecta. Buttercups might have to be next!

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I’ve been loading more pendants and earrings to Etsy the past week.

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These newbies will be processed for new listings soon, but you can always contact me to call dibs! I post combos and works in progress on my Instagram feed as well.

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For the floral pendants, earrings and collar necklaces already uploaded, view my Etsy shop.

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Mother’s Day Pendants are in the works, too.

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May 10 will be here before you know it, so contact me now for your custom order.

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