... always does it for me - it's such a classic yet versatile colour combination. I worked on some heavily encased beads earlier and I'm really pleased with the way they look. The focus was not only in the encasement, but on the surface detail - florals, dots etc. You'll be pleased to know that I have just listed this set in the e-store - a super sized "set" that comes with a focal bead. (2011 resolution #8 - stop stealing beads from the cabinet)
I forgot to post a photo of my bead soup mix that I put together for our exchange in the Bead Soup Party. It's was a lot hard to do than i thought - none-the-less, i enjoyed sifting through my beading bits to find "exactly" what i was looking for.