Monday, February 21, 2011

Crafting the Colour wheel - January

In the beginning of the year, Sarah from Quince & Quire wrote this post about colours and it struck an ore of creativity in me. I happily accepted her invitation to join her in a year of being inspired by the Wheel of the Year and the Wheel of the Colours.

There aren't any rules, yet I made a couple of guidelines for myself - I prefer fredom within a couple of limits, it makes everything a bit easier. Again - as with Crafting for Myself - I'll use materials solely from the stash as well as materials provided by Mother Nature. Preferably a litte of both for each crafting project; one for each month of the year.


So without further ado I present to you my January crafting project:





January, February, March and April colour strips. There was no thinking involved in choosing the colours for each month, I just grabbed a paint brush and went with the flow.

 Little S went with the flow as well - I think his colour strips are much better than mine.


I actually took the long way round, as is often the case when trying to make things simple, but ended up with this necklace. A stone from this trip to the sea (a wonderful reminder of summer in the middle of winter), a bit of embroidery yarn and a strip of wool fabric, eco dyed with rose leaves and overdyed with a bit of indigo.






9 comments:

  1. O WAW. So beautiful, like all your work. You have a gift of making simpel tings glow.

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  2. Meget spændende projekt og med meget høj lækkerheds faktor !!!!

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  3. Hvor er det altså helt igennem særligt og smukt! Dejlige farver, materialer. Smukt!!!
    Og en spændende ide. Jeg må over at kigge på hendes side :-)

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  4. Nej, hvor er du bare kreativ. Smykket er rigtigt smukt - men anderledes end din oprindelige farvepalæt indikerede, synes jeg (det øverste billede).

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  5. Til alle: tusind tak for roserne!

    Therese: tja, den blå endte med at blive lysere, fordi jeg ikke havde den 'rigtige' farve i fast stof. Men der er jo ingen regler, kun leg og proces, så jeg kan ikke lave fejl :)

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  6. Det er bare så smukt og så sanseligt og så dybt inspirerende, hvad du gør!!

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  7. That necklace is incredible. I just keep seeing your work and thinking, this woman is a genius!

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