After reading Margie Deeb's 2012 Spring Summer Color Report for Beaders, I knew this season would bring some unusual new bead colors. Some have turned out to be even wilder than I imagined.
How do you feel about the new "neon" colors making their way into bead shops? They're very reminiscent of 1980s fashion, which makes sense as we're seeing a revival of certain '80s fashion apparel. For me, a teenager in the '80s, they're a bit too bold of a statement for me now. But I'm curious to hear what everyone else thinks. Will you use neon beads in a design this year?
Here are some interesting examples of designs that use the new neon Swarovski pearl beads, which are neon to the max:
P.S. ~ If you are interested in designing with neon, consider entering Bello Modo's Neon Pearls design challenge. The deadline to enter is July 27, 2012.