Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Featured Designer of the Week: Malin de Koning


Each week the Art Bead Scene features a Designer of the Week. 

One of our editors picks her favorite from the Monthly Challenge entries.
 
(We seem to be allergic to Mondays here on the ABS - but better late than never!)
This week's featured designer is....

Here is what ABS editor Heather Powers said about Malin's Design:
"I love how Malin color blocked the beads, it leads the eye around the necklace like a little stroll through the French neighborhood in our inspiration painting.  The art beads/focals off to the side add interest and movement.  I love that while the design seems simple Malin managed to use three art beads paired with glass and stones that sets the necklace apart."

Check out Malin's blog to see more of her work.

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13 comments:

Alice said...

What a great piece! The glass beads make this an elegant piece, but the sweet little houses and the leaf component make it playful.

I love it!

Monique U. said...

"Bead colour-blocking" sounds like just the inspiration I need to move my designs to the next stage. Thanks, Heather, for accompanying me on this "stroll", and thank you, Malin, for sharing your vision!

Kathleen Lange Klik said...

Really wonderful design! I love the way the elements play off one another. The leaf focal adds a really beautiful, eye catching touch to it.

Malin de Koning said...

Oh my! Thank you so much Heather! I really like your analasys of it. And your photo-montage too! :-)

JeannieK said...

High Five Malin. This is a beautiful necklace.

Patti Van said...

I love Heather's description of this necklace...you can almost close your eyes and see the inspiration painting. Beautiful job, Malin!

Christina said...

Very Pretty!

Cece Cormier said...

This is my favorite piece so far this month. Love the design.

wall art said...

Awesome necklace Malin.Really amazing.

Blogzpoint said...

Nice piece :)

Linda said...

This is fabulous, Malin. Congrats!

Klassy Joolz said...

Very wonderful necklace! Congrats!

Rebecca said...

Malin's necklace is fabulous - I love the stack of art beads she has used. Stunning.