Tuesday, 15 January 2013


I think I might be dreaming of spring and summer...

I thought this up over the weekend - I was fiddling with some ribbon and accidentally made some wings!  I thought it would be rude not to try and make a body to go with, so after a few attempts...

I made a dragonfly!

I tried all sorts of beads of different shapes and sizes and I think this was the best fit.

I then added it to a ring base.  It took three attempts to get it attached satisfactorily - I still think I might try it differently next time. 

I love his bug-eyes that stick out the side of his head!

I'd like to enter this in to a few challenges:
Cupcake Craft Challenges - anything but a card
Anything But A Card - Things with wings
Lexi's Creations - Anything Goes
Divas by design challenge - anything goes
Challenges4everybody - anything goes

Thanks for stopping by :)


  1. That's so lovely, Laura - an inspired creation!
    Alison x

  2. Laura, That is just stunning. You could mnake matching earrings and even a necklace.

  3. Gorgeous creation...Thanks for playing along at Divas by Design this week.
    Wendy xx

  4. Oh wow how pretty just like the pretty ones that float around in summer! Thanks for sharing with us at Lexi's Creations hugs Susan x

  5. Absolutely wonderful! I love dragonflies, they're such gorgeous creatures and you caught the beautiful colors very well ...
    Best, Suzanne

  6. Wow beautiful gorgeous colour, thank you for joining us at Lexis Creations.
    Hugs Julie x

  7. A beautiful creation...thanks for joining us at Cupcake!
    Helen x

  8. Oh that is so very cute!!! :) Thanks for joining us at Anything But a Card! :) :) :)

  9. What a lovely ring :) Thanks for joining us at Cupcake this week and good luck - Jane

  10. This is so pretty, I doubt you could have picked a better colour..It is perfect.
    Nelle xx

  11. Your ring is wonderful and the ribbon wings are perfect! Thanks so much for joining us at Anything But a Card!

  12. Thanks for joining in Anything But a Card's Things with Wings challenge this week! This dragonfly is awesome!!! Such a fabulous idea!


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