Earrings Everyday Firefly Inspired June Theme!  How could I resist!?

Growing up in the mid-west, fireflies or lightening bugs, have been apart of every summer in my life.  I can't think of a more beloved memory.  

I first saw these amazing hand painted firefly tube beads by Summer Wind Art and knew I had to have them.  I played around with a few ideas but unexpectedly a tribal feel came out. I had purchased some Lillypilly bone donuts in a destash but they needed some glow, so I used a gold leafing pen to jazz them up!  The pattern of swirls remind me of the dance they do in the air!

Thank you for stopping by!

Loralee ~ xoxo meow


  1. A marvelous pair of earrings. You used interesting components I would never think of. The gold leafing pen was the perfect touch

  2. I almost bought those same firefly beads for this challenge. They are very cute. I think you are clever to have used a gold leafing pen. They are great earrings.

  3. Wow. Yo have the most incredible eye for art beads! I adore them. The patterns and rustic charm are perfect.thanks for joinng in the fun! Enjoy the day! Erin

  4. I hadn't seen those firefly beads from Summer Wind before... so perfect for this challenge! I love what you came up with! Kisses to the kitties!

  5. Oh, those beads are FABULOUS! I would have been stumped with how to best accentuate them, but you totally rolled with it and made them stand out even more. Beautiful!!


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