January 2022 Found Objects Challenge Bag! No Limit this month Purchase as many as you want

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January 2022 Found Objects Challenge Bag! No Limit this month Purchase as many as you want
Due Date: February 7th
Drawing: February 8th (LIVE)


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Playing for $50 worth of beady goodness from Taylors Falls Bead Store that is randomly selected by me, a beading book, and a free entry into next month's challenge. Inspired by the book "Jewelry Maker's Design Book and Alchemy of Objects" by Deryn Mentock

Hello Party People!! Your $5.00 #Foundobjectschallenge bag contains items that are meant for you to upcycle and give new life to these objects and beads that would otherwise be forgotten. Good luck to you on this journey in creating art from old, new, used, and found objects.

Get inspired by your bag!! The point of this challenge is to expand our design skills and thoughts about what “cool” jewelry really is. The point is that you are your best tool!! Your design skills, time, and thought put into the creation is what makes it cool and worthy. I bet you can make something amazing out of this bag. Change is not always comfortable for everyone. I suggest refraining from using your items ASAP. Give yourself a little time to get acquainted with your bag of items. Maybe do a little research on the beads, theme, color, ect...a new technique you have been thinking of trying….Then come to morning coffee LIVE on Youtube and discuss with us. You can make whatever and add whatever you want to your piece! YOU DO NOT HAVE TO MAKE JEWELRY. You can add whatever makes you comfortable from your stash.

Get the camera! Take a few pics of your selection of beads prior to your project...this way you will have something to document in your “design book”. Better yet get the design book out and do a little sketch in there about your design. Maybe use some of those cool stickers you picked up too!

Get to making!! If you are struggling with the challenge, maybe move to a different part of your house to bead, maybe take your stuff outside if it's nice. Don’t forget to take some photos. If you don’t get your piece done in one day….no worries it is not a race we have until December 6th at Midnight 2021 to complete the projects.

Complete your piece!! Do a Happy Dance!! Again photos and come to morning coffee to tell us about your progress! Remember this is a challenge so remember to support peers as well by making comments on their items….remember EVERYONE is outside of their comfort zone and might need a little encouragement.

Post at least 3 photos in the Thunderhorse Descendant Group on Facebook and Tag @Foundobjectschallenge and @RandeeBrown to make sure I get a notification to put you on the list for entry into the challenge . If you would like you could tell us a little bit about your process, struggles, wins, you know the ups and downs. Trust there is a designer inside everyone of us!!

The due date for all projects is February 7th (this will not be a judged contest; it will be a random number generated drawing). I will announce the winner on Thunderhorse Descendant’s Tuesday night live at 8pm CENTRAL TIME on February 8th On the Thunderhorse Descendants business page on Facebook.

Good Luck to All and email me if you have questions, comments, or concerns -Randee thunderhorsedescendant [!at] gmail.com

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Thunderhorse Descendant has a partnership with Artist and business owner Jeff Plath from Taylors Falls Bead Store brick and mortar store located at 364 Bench St. Taylors Falls MN. I am including this note to inform you:
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My favourite bead shop; always such fast shipping, excellent quality beads/components, beautiful packaging and amazing customer service!!!

This is one of the most fun things we get to do in Thunderhorse Descendant. It is reasonably priced and it is always fun to see what one can conjure up with the beads you get as well as see what everyone else has made with their FOC beads. Great shop, great vendor, great prices, great beading community!

This was a very good mix of things to play with. Let the Challenge begin!

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