Category Archives: jewelry

Artfest frenzy

It just so happens that if you are supper pressed for time, have the kids at school, and have the computer off, you can get quite a bit accomplished.  These all were done on Monday.  See, I probably could make … Continue reading

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Be Embellished Brooch Giveaway Day!!

Yay for today!  It’s the big brooch giveaway that I have been planning for weeks.  I am so excited to share with you so many different lovely brooches that are being given away today. My brooches aren’t completely done. I … Continue reading

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holiday bling: part II

Some more shiny stuff to make you holidays sparkle. First, some paper clay magnets.  I rolled out the clay, cut out circles and stamped them with my favorite stamps. Then I used some gold leaf on the outer areas and … Continue reading

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holiday bling: part 1

So, after I wrote my Auntie’s Bead shop giveaway post, I went through my bead stash, bought some waxed Irish linen cord and went a little crazy with some bead weaving. I used this video for instruction. Once I got … Continue reading

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yet another giveaway!

This will be the last one for a while, but I thought some of you beaders, jewelry makers or those of you wanting to try out jewelry making would like a chance to get some jewelry supplies. Auntie’s Beads has … Continue reading

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artfest workshop 2 ~ Catherine Witherell

Onto workshop no. 2 of Artfest 2010… My second class was with Catherine Witherell making precious metal clay (pmc) pieces and earrings. Catherine is extremely talented and passionate about the precious metal clay process. Since I am newly again wearing … Continue reading

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zipper brooches

A quickie post to show you these little zipper brooches that I made about a week ago.  My mother-in-law also gave  me a bag of old zippers.  As I sifted through them, I remembered seeing this video on MSL.  So, … Continue reading

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Wearable Words

Check out my two new necklaces!  I love them so much! This one was made by my friend Deb, from work.  Not only is she a fine artist, but she makes these sweet little necklaces out of silver word charms … Continue reading

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I just wanted to share these awesome pendants I received from artbeads, my favorite bead shop.  They have free shipping.  How can you beat that. Anyway, check out this beautiful bird pendant.  I have a thing for birds (as some … Continue reading

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Beaded flower brooch

I had originally wanted to make this flower out of a thrifted 100% wool sweater. One that I bought for fifty cents.  When I tried to felt it, it wouldn’t felt. Two washes with hot water, a bit of soap … Continue reading

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