Saturday, June 14, 2014

June's Creative Continuum of 7 Artists

This month it is my turn to host the theme for Alicia's Creative Continuum of 7 Artist Challenge. We post each month on the 26th, so it a little over a week away. But I wanted to give a shout out since we have a whole lot of blog hops coming up through the end of the month, so don't forget to check in!

I picked a theme that I thought we could have some fun with that is an old adage for brides. And then I sent out the mixture to match: something old (reclaimed sari silk), something new (imperial jasper), something borrowed (several remaining leaf toggles from a ZnetShows hop) and something blue (apatite rounds). 

Meaning: It is said that something old represents continuity, something new offers optimism for the future, something borrowed symbolizes borrowed happiness, something blue stands for purity, love and fidelity and a sixpence in your show is a wish for good fortune and prosperity

June tend to be a month for weddings, so I thought I'd challenge us with the theme, but I'm hoping I see some great non-traditional pieces with the loot!

For some reason I was so excited to get this out to all the other artists that I didn't remember to take a picture of the beads before dropping them into the mail. But Monique, Sally and Therese all sent me pictures ... and so I'm going to use them all. Thanks Ladies! Can't wait to see what all of you made! Be sure to check back in to see everyone's reveals: Alicia, (our host), Christine, Emma, Monique, Sally and Therese

12 comments:

Therese's Treasures said...

Hi Cynthia,
Inspiration hit me on the same day I sent the photo to you and I sat down and got my piece done in about 2.5 hours. I am very pleased with my piece. I am looking forward to the reveal to see everyone's pieces.
Therese

Monique (A Half-Baked Notion) said...

Excited to see all the interpretations, Cynthia :)

Patti Vanderbloemen said...

All my favorite colors! Can't wait!

Christine Altmiller said...

this was a challenge! but, for me, simple won out in the end. your goodie bag was really beautiful :-) see you all at the hop!
and thanks for sending us this package Cynthia!

Christine Altmiller said...

this was a challenge! but, for me, simple won out in the end. your goodie bag was really beautiful :-) see you all at the hop!
and thanks for sending us this package Cynthia!

Memories for Life said...

What a perfect theme for June weddings! And I love the pieces you chose to represent the old adage.

Additionsstyle said...

Sounds like a fun theme, I can't wait to see what beautiful pieces are created.
Valerie
Everyday Inspired

Miss Val's Creations said...

What a challenge! I never gave much thought to the true meaning of this old adage. But now I will think more of it as I come across it.

About Last Weekend said...

A lovely round robin, those blue stones are beautiful

Chelsea St.Pierre said...

Cynthia!!!! I missed you...I am so sorry I had been able to pop by of late...Moving house and renovating took every inch of me. I love this post you always so much love an thought into your posts..it inspires me to do the same and give good content...you are my hero!!! sending you tight hugs always. I am wearing your piece with pride very often oh must do post on that.....Chelsea

Magic Love Crow said...

Excellent challenge ;o) I love the meaning ;o)

Alicia said...

Sorry I'm so late ~ I had tons of fun with this one :) The colours are my favourite and the piece ended up being exactly what I wanted it to be! Can't wait to see what everyone made.

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