Charm Inspiration

Cindy from Romantic Home is hosting her weekly Show and Tell Friday. I have been wanting to participate for quite a while. I love reading her beautiful blog, and you must stop by and visit the many blogs that join in for Show and Tell Friday.

I thought I would share some Prism Inspiration.


Peacock PrismJewelry is not just for us to wear.

French Script Bookmark on Vintage Ribbons

Peacock PrismA chandelier prism can be decorated with French script, becoming a lovely bookmark.

prism bookmark

Peacock PrismOr a charm created with a chandelier print, can become a bit of coffee table book jewelry.

Coffee Table Book Jewelry

Peacock PrismA Peacock Prism

Peacock Prism

Peacock Prismcan decorate a cloche created for Spring.

Klotsche Jewelry

Peacock PrismA large Vintage chandelier Prism decorated with a bird's nest illustration,

Prism Bookmark

Peacock Prismadds a little something to an Antique book about birds.


Peacock PrismI just love charms added to almost anything, because they can take an ordinary object and make it look special.

Dove Charm

Peacock PrismOne can never have enough doves,

Apothecary Charms

Peacock PrismEspecially when adorning a favorite jar for Spring.

Dove Charm

A Charmed Life

Vase JewelryThis Pink Saturday, I will have a tutorial on how to create these. I couldn't believe how simple they were to make.
Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Karen, this is exquisite. You know I am making my own books can visit my latest blog from my sidebar, "HOT OFF THE PRESS" and I am learning what I can do for embellishments. I love this idea of the French script. BRAVO! Bisous ma belle amie! Anita

Blondie's Journal said...

You have some very inspiring ideas here, Karen. I'll be sure to stop by Saturday!

Happy Thursday, my friend! :-)


Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Yes, Tristan is the sultan of shimmer, the guru of glitter! Thanks for stopping by dear Karen! Anita

LiLi M. said...

Hi Karen, I made these for Christmas, but now I see I can use them the year round! Very clever use of charms over here, thanks for inspiration! Have a lovely day!

Vee said...

Okay! I'll be back on Saturday for sure!

Tristan Robin Blakeman said...

I love the French script prism!!! So pretty. I never thought about "book jewelry" before - but now I may have to bedeck my coffee table books!

Clever and lovely ideas, all!

I'm looking forward to Saturday's tutorial.

Kathleen Grace said...

I just love these Karen, especially the one with the little nest and eggs. So beautiful!

Lou said...

Ohh Karen.. absolutely love this post! Looking forward to your tute!
Wherever did you find that Resin Dove? Just stunning! And where did you find those beautiful prisms??? What you did with them looks awesome!
Lou xxx

Lori said...

what a charming post Karen...sorry, i couldn't resist:)...i have tried to do this with my chandelier prisms to no avail...i am just not good with scissors i think...i look forward to reading your tutorial!!!

Rhondi said...

Hi Karen
They are so beautiful and I am so glad you're going to give us a tutorial on it because I was trying to figure out how you did it.
Hugs, Rhondi

Sharon said...

Another wonderful idea! Also love the eggs in the sweet nest. Happy Spring!

Low Tide High Style said...

These are simply gorgeous! I love the peacock prism!

Kat :)

kim said...

Those are so beautiful and unique. What a great idea to use chandelier prisms like that.

Susan said...

Karen, your ideas are so wonderful, I truely enjoy your blog!!
Thank you for visiting mine!!

Adrienne said...

Your art is beautiful. I really need to have your "self portrait" from your Etsy shop.

I just barely started to do altered books and art journal. And you like ephemera?? I have always loved what I use to call "scrap paper." ephemera sounds so much more important!

Anonymous said...

Wow these are so pretty! I love your cloche too!

Diann said...

Very pretty ideas

Bella said...

Charming ideas! I love the prism with the script & tyour cloche with the bird on top is gorgeous:-) Bella

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

What a beautiful post. I have to go back for a second look. No rush through here! No siree, bob!
beautiful...I don't want to miss a detail. NOT a detail!

Nita {ModVintageLife} said...

I love the peacock prism. Just beautiful.

Hootin' Anni said...

I really like this idea! You've one a fabulous job of work on them all.

My show n tell is HERE. I do hope you can find time to stop by and visit me. I'd love your company.

Have a super weekend.

Debbie said...

I love prisms, I once had a chande from the 1940's and it had blue prisms it was gorgeous!~ Thanks for sharing:)

A Cottage Muse said...

They are all so lovely, can't wait for Saturday!

Glenda/MidSouth said...

They are all so pretty! I made some bookmarks a few years ago for gifts - don't know why I never made any more.

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Oh Karen, they are magical! I can't wait to see how to make them. laurie

LDH said...

Hello Karen! This is a lovely post for Show & Tell ~ full of beautiful photos and creative inspiration!

So nice visiting with you!
Kindly, ldh

Regina said...

Gorgeous as always!
Happy Pink Saturday Karen.
Thank you for sharing wonderful ideas.

Enjoy the springtime.