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Friday 1 March 2013

March Challenge

Hello and welcome back to our second challenge here at Beading Friends Forever. I just want to thank all of you from the bottom of my heart for making the first challenge such a wonderful success and for all your messages you have sent me. Myself and the design team were just blown away with your entries and your enthusiasm.

So here we go, moving onto this month's challenge. As you know by now it is a 2 part challenge - a theme and a tutorial.

There is a £15 voucher for one lucky entry selected at random to spend online at Beads Direct - our fabulous sponsors. Make sure you pay them a visit and check out their extensive range of beads and findings.

So are you ready to bead? Here we go then........

Theme - Your favourite colour combination

You can share any new piece of jewellery you have created with your favourite colour combination that you have not previously shown on your blog or Facebook.

DT Inspiration

Blues & Greys

Black & Silver

Purple & Gold

Pinks & Blues

Black & Pink

Earth Tones

Tutorial - Double Spiral Bracelet

Please follow the video below to create your bracelet. The basic design must be followed although your can change the shape and size of the beads to create different looks. Thankyou so much to Kelly from Off The Beaded Path for allowing us to use her tutorial

Materials required:

Size 6 seed beads
Size 11 seed beads (2 colours)
4mm rounds (2 colours - approx 75 of each colour)
Beading needle
6lb Fireline

I hope you enjoy the tutorial!

Tutorial link:

DT Inspiration

I hope you enjoy the challenges this month. To enter all you need to do is add the link to your blog post using the linky button below. Please link directly to your blog post and not just to your blog.

If you do not have a blog do not worry, you can still join in. You can enter by joining our Facebook group and then posting in the March Challenge Events page. The Beading Friends Forever Facebook group is a great place to share ideas, hints and tips and is a very friendly group. Please come along and say hi.

You can enter as many times as you like - however please see the rules posted on the sidebar to be eligible for the prize.

All entries must be submitted by 6pm GMT on 31st March (5.30pm if using Facebook page). The winner will be selected by

Good luck to you all and thankyou from Marcea and the BFF girls xxx


Linda Wescott said...

I really enjoyed this challenge again, what a huge amount of entries you've had, congrats on that. Looking forward very much to the next challenge.

Hugs lin

Unknown said...

My first challenge and I really enjoyed it...looking forward to April's challenge...wonder what it will be?????

Unknown said...

My first challenge and I really enjoyed it...looking forward to April's challenge...wonder what it will be?????

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