Saturday, June 15, 2013

Artists Synchroblog - June Pinterest projects

I'm kind of a sucker for fashion trends.  I know I'm falling into a media trap, being groomed to buy certain things...but I can't seem to resist.  Instead of fighting it I've decided to try be strategic about it and use trendy pieces in small doses.  Maybe a dress here or a shirt there, but mostly with accessories.

My current obsession is with chevron prints.

I chose to make projects for this month's post is based on this pin from my Art/Inspiration board on Pinterest.  I like the contrast of the black and white and the clean lines. And the chevron. 

I started with a simple brass chevron pendant and added a light hammered texture to it. I was going for a summer necklace so I kept the length short.



I kept trying different chains on this copper and sterling chevron pendant and ended up making one to include a hook clasp so the length is adjustable. I like the contrast of the two metals with the brushed satin finish.




 My favorite of the bunch is this layered necklace.  It's chevron-ish without being too trendy.  I sold this one but I'm seriously thinking I need to make another one for myself. 



The Artists Synchroblog is a group of bloggers who post every other month on the same topic, sharing our experience or perspective. On alternate months we undertake a Pinterest Project where we each take inspiration from a Pinterest picture, create something (art, a meal, a DIY project, etc) and then post about it.  You can read more about the Artists Synchroblog here.

Don't forget to visit the other bloggers involved in the Artists Synchroblog to see what projects they made from their Pinterest inspirations:

http://amyestellemetalworks.blogspot.com
http://www.islandgirlsinsights.blogspot.ca/
http://www.wrapturewirejewellery.on.ca/blog
www.elenorbuffington.blogspot.com
http://doxallodesigns.blogspot.com
http://lesliervillarreal.blogspot.com
http://www.journeyinjewelry.com/blog/My-Journey-in-Jewelry
http://simpledesignjewelry.blogspot.com
http://designsbylynnea.blogspot.com/
http://marikach.blogspot.com/
www.createrecklessly.com
http://design.kcjewelbox.com
www.allwiredupjewelrydesigns.blogspot.com
http://shaktipajdesigns.com/blog/
http://silversmithblog.com/
http://stonezjewelry.com/blog/
www.beadsbythebay.blogspot.com

8 comments:

  1. Looks very militarish.. I like the simle brass one the best...

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  2. Love the new designs! Very modern and sleek.

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    1. Thanks, Amy! I like the simplicity..sometimes it's hard for me to stop adding elements on my pieces so these all took some restraint on my part!

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  3. LOVE IT!!! I oscillate between wanting to be 'on trend' and being too tired to keep up!!! I love your piece!

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    1. Thanks Janice! I just try not to do too many pieces...they will soon be "out"...

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  4. Wow really beautiful, I like how it turned out.

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