Another beaded flower for this week's post.
This is a cactus I made for my dad to take to his office. I think this was the third beaded flower I'd made. I might be wrong on that. There are some things I would like to fix, but overall I think it turned out pretty well.
And a couple more views:
Now, let me tell you... those gold spines are just as sharp and prickly as the real thing. I don't know how many times I poked myself while putting them on.
Pattern: Cactus, Flowering
Flower Design: Dalene Kelly
Arrangement Design: Me
Started: June 2007
Finished: August 22, 2007
Beads: 11/0 Czech Seed Beads
Wire: 26 ga. floral wire and Artistic Wire