Happy August 1st!
For the month of July my Art Charms group had a challenge to make a charm each day. It's been wonderful to see all of the cool charms everyone has been making. Seems that all of us has a little (or should I say BIG?!) stash of special or orphan beads we have from our travels and many of these have been used for our CADs--beautiful beads! Another fun part of the challenge has been to see all of the special and diverse talents we all have. This has inspired several members to try new things--me included! I'll share my first charm of the month here and the last.....because they have photos of my little Sammy :) Think I will do a Sammy charm each month for his first year so I can bore everyone with a new grand baby pic wherever I go. That's a Tutu's main job, right?
Here's Sam's 2 month photo charm....
Sam's photo is in a Samuel Adams bottle cap with resin over the photo. I added a little glitter around the edge and some star sequins before the resin. Since the 4th of July was coming up, I added a few of the charms I received in the 'Patriotic' charm swap. Just LOVE this necklace!
Here's the back.....
Added the 'Macalister' :) Made one of these for my daughter and Sam's other 'Grammy' too.
And here is the charm I made with Sam's 3 month photo.....
He is such a happy little guy! The photo was taken at a park playday. So glad he is getting out with friends lol! (this is one of those examples of us in the charms group being inspired by other charm groupies--Trish shared her way cool bottle cap beads and I just had to try one...mine aren't quite like hers but I like the way it turned out anyway)
And the back has a photo of his first day at the beach at Grammy and Grampy's in Rhode Island... (isn't he lucky to have two sets of 'beach' grandparents? and such different beaches too!)
Gotta run--have a great day!!