This past weekend, Eric and I went on some afternoon wanderings to try out a new local cider maker's tap room as well his new camera. After a lovely and relaxing sojourn on the deck outside of Number 12 Ciderhouse in Buffalo, Minnesota, we took some time to explore the lovely grounds. (Their taproom is located at the back of the building at Deer Lake Orchard... and if you like cider you should seriously check it out!) While Eric was busy putting his brand spanking new camera through it's paces, I snapped a few pictures with my trusty iPhone.
|Zestar Apple Blossoms at Deer Lake Orchard, Buffalo, MN|
Not quite true to all the colors in my photo, I couldn't resist making something with these sweet copper flower charms by Patricia Healey. I have to give Eric credit for picking out the Czech glass rondelles for the design. They are in a color that Lima Beads appropriately called Pumpkin Sky, but I don't think they carry them any more. I added in some little blue agate rounds nestled into copper plated bead caps to complete this design.
I have an idea for a necklace inspired by this photo too, but it has a vintage pendant that may not be considered an art bead. I've got a few other things lined up that have more pressing deadlines, but I'll make sure to share if I circle back to the necklace idea!