I'm not exactly sure how this all started, but I seem to be in a fringe state of mind lately. I feel like every time I look at a piece, that could potentially be 'finished' .... I think, so could I add a little fringe to this side here?
A few weeks back my friend Christine met me in NYC and we walked The High Line. If you are ever in New York, check it out. It is an oasis in a noisy city. Christine and I were threatening to come back and bring our beads and lounge for the afternoon on their roller chairs! (Below) they are plank lounges that roll on the old rail tracks. Seriously cool!
Spending time with Christine is like two sisters that haven't seen each other in awhile and stay up ridiculously late talking into the wee hours of the night. The High Line was a bonus as we took in all this amazing scenery, and art, and NY views. A glorious day! We stopped into the Chelsea Market to snoop the shops, and wandered into the Anthropologie there. I do love their eclectic, bohemian style. But I don't like their prices!
I always have to take a peek at the jewelry, and I noticed that they were putting out tassel earrings this Fall. I grabbed a few examples (above right) off their website ... the green tassels are $198 -- yikes! The ones I found in the store were a little more reasonable, more along the lines of $50, but still they are tassels? You know the ones you cut off the ends when you buy semi-precious gems.
The ones I looked at in the store had a bit of chain wrapped around them with a glass bead? I showed Christine, and said "we could do so much better than this!" Ok, was that a challenge? Yeah, you all know where this is heading. Now I had to try it. These bead up quickly, and of course there is beaded fringe on my fringe. Because I'm just in that state of mind lately.