New Lampwork and 2008 Color Inspirational Photos

The above photo is a rather kewl set of lampwork beads. They turned out better than I thought they would. It's another one of those color schemes that I've been working on that can span three or more seasons. This one is a bit more diverse for jewelry designers as well. I like that the dots are larger and give more color without being overpowering. It will up as an eBay auction later this evening.

The below is another all Gaffer set...these look much better in person. The camera just can't give the find details of the surface designs. I'm also wondering if Gaffer beads are a bit beyond my photo skills.

These too will be up on eBay this evening.

The below set is called Pine Cone Hill. I've got a couple coming in this color scheme. I even made a set for me. These go totally fab with natural stones!!!!! These have a lot of Double Helix glass in them, which gives interesting reactions. It really should be interesting glass considering it's $100 a pound. :-) I've picked up several small bundles of the different types of Double Helix glass for my stash. Within the next couple of weeks, I should have the time to dig into my stash make a couple of sets.
Here's some inspirational photos that I found....these all go around the color schemes in fashion for Spring/Summer 2008.

Aren't these lovely...the top is one of my favorite color combos. They just visually POP!

Looks like RED is back!!!!!

It's been a while since we have seen a large amount of red in fashion...but you know what they say, it you wait long enough, it always comes back in style.

The natural tones and textures will continue to be around.

I like the earthiness of the olive and gold...this is another color scheme that is almost timeless and goes wonderful with my designing style.
I have to admit...I really hope these colors say around for a while. These are easy colors to wear and they meet my lifestyle. I also like my home in these hues.

This just fits right in with above. These colors are timeless and soothing. They go will with everything (the above pic). Even though the very top two pics are my favorite visually. I prefer to bottom two for everyday life.
That's it for today. I've got a busy day in front of me...packages to send...dogs to chase...a long day planned at the torch. I've got a couple of new ideas that I've been want to try.
Have a happy, creative day!!!!