Category Archives: jewelry

ArtResin Review

The very kind folks at ArtResin sent me a sample kit a while back to test and review. Although I had a few issues with this product, overall I was still quite pleased and will need to work with it a bit more … Continue reading

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Shop Update

I had a great time at the art fair this weekend.  We had record high temps and it was a little slow because that, but I was in the courtyard of the venue and it was a bit cooler there, … Continue reading

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Shrink Plastic Fun

The boys wanted to make things with the shrink plastic, or rather, they wanted ME to draw them things on shrink plastic. So, I did. Monsters and swords, of course. I’m always up for a monster drawing challenge and I’m … Continue reading

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gypsy bracelets

My love for making jewelry is fast and fleeting. It hits me out of nowhere and I MUST dig through my beads to make something. Twenty-four  hours later, and the impulse is completely gone. So, I must work fast when … Continue reading

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day of the dead jewelry

I decided to play with my skull beads today. My friend Tammy sent the little colorful skull beads and I was able to make two pairs of earrings and a colorful necklace. The larger butterfly (mariposa) bead was given to … Continue reading

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simple bead necklace

I bought this cute top at the thrift store the other day and I just love it. It was $3 and had a small hole near the hem that I easily patched. Good as new! The only problem was that … Continue reading

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jewelry board ~ part 2

I finished my jewelry board today. I couldn’t wait to get it hung up in my bathroom so I could sort my necklaces and bracelets. I hammered in flat head nails then found some vintage white glass buttons that I … Continue reading

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making a jewelry board with relief stenciling

I’ve had this idea in my head to make a panel with hooks or nails to hold all of my necklaces. They’ve been piling up, getting all tangled together and they really need some organization. I found the wood I … Continue reading

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gifts for my friend

October is a big gifting month for me. I have at least 10 birthdays this month which means that the happy gift making starts October 1st and doesn’t really end until after the new year. This gift is for a … Continue reading

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painted rock earrings

I ordered some teeny little rocks with wholes in them. I thought they would be fun paint, since I love painting rocks, then turn into necklaces. They were much smaller than I had expected, but they make perfect earring!

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