So to cheer myself up I have been making leaves and these cute acorn headpins. All available in my Etsy store
I've been playing around with Instagram too. I just love the effects that you can create with it.
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Glass leaves, the ones above are big enough to be focal beads.
I also have these patinated metal oak leaves which I think would look great with the acorns as a necklace.
and finally I have some autumn spacer bead mixes.