I have no problem admitting that I love birds…on everything. Sewn onto my pillows, painted on my favorite mug, hanging in my jewelry. Something about these fluttering creatures is so cute and mystical to me. Maybe I love them so much because they can fly, or because my chickens bear such resemblance to their dinosaur ancestors… Continue reading Put a Bird On It!
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Working with Vintaj filigree can be a lot of fun. Brass is such a soft, malleable metal, that it really allows you to be super creative in manipulating it to your heart’s desire! In the video below, I’ll show you how I used this large filigree as a wrap around a large Czech glass button… Continue reading Vintaj Filigree & Glass Button Necklace
Need some green to wear on St. Patrick’s Day? I’ve put together a few easy earring ideas for the upcoming holiday! The first ones in the upper left remind me of rock candy! I couldn’t resist making them – I’m a sucker for shiny things (don’t let me hang out too long in our Swarovski… Continue reading Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day!
I’m really enjoying working with the new brooches that Nunn Design released recently. The possibilities are endless! I was very happy with how this one turned out, and thought I would share a little tip with you on working crystals in with your resin brooches or pendants. I created this one with Gel du Soleil… Continue reading UV Resin Brooch with Crystals
Have you used the Art Metal line offered from Vintaj? The dark gunmetal-like look is pleasing to the eye, however it’s not always easy to appreciate the intricate design on some of the pieces, because of the dark finish. Many of the art metal pieces can be transformed in no time at all to have… Continue reading Vintaj Metal Reliefing