Secret Bead Along – Summer 2017 Color Selection!

Hey, everyone! You may remember last summer I participated in Jean Power’s Secret Bead Along and made this fantastic necklace. I’ve decided to play along again and picked out my beads based on Jean’s requirements list.

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She listed the beads needed along with suggestions about which ones should match or contrast. I had a hard time deciding what to use, but then I saw an INGENIOUS chart on Facebook that The Indecisive Beader created where she graphed out how the beads were going to interact. It was so smart and I loved the idea so much that I made my own version on my laptop.

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I’m working with garnet, lavender, and soft greens because I thought my combo last year was a little too monochromatic. This one is still in my earth-tone comfort zone, but the soft purple is a bit of a stretch for me. I’m really excited!

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Are any of you guys participating with me? Got your colors picked out?

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2 Responses to Secret Bead Along – Summer 2017 Color Selection!

  1. Lisa E Knappenberger says:

    I can’t wait to see it. I am also participating but haven’t made my final decision on my colors yet.
    I wear last years project frequently and always get tons of compliments on it.

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    • samwescott says:

      Awesome! I love seeing how everyone’s color choices can make the same project look so completely different. I’m so glad last years necklace was such a success for you! 😀

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