Mother’s day is coming up quickly, which also means spring is right around the corner! Yay! As I started thinking about jewelry projects for Mothers Day, clip on earrings came up. I have done a lot of vending jewelry at various events over the years, and I consistently seem to get the occasional person ask me… Continue reading Mother’s Day Clip-On Earrings
Update: May 28th, 2015 Congratulations! The winners are as follows… 1st Place: Bottle #1 2nd Place: Bottle #2 3rd Place: Bottle #5 ============================ We gave out small bottles of various shapes at the PBS Retreat in March, challenging the takers to make something with the bottle. We got 5 entries, now its time to choose… Continue reading Portland Bead Society Mini Bottle Challenge
Update 4/29/15: Congratulations to Kris O! You won!!! ===>>> We liked how these earrings came out so much we wanted to share the love by giving them away to one lucky winner! Entries must be in by Monday night 4/27/15 at midnight PST. To enter: Comment on the our Facebook post OR below on this… Continue reading Earth Day Earring Giveaway
It’s Earth Day, and we just got in all the new Tierra Cast pieces… so of course I wanted to make something with these really cute Earth Charms. Blue, green and copper seemed perfect. Here is how to make a pair of your own… Materials: 2 x Antique Copper Earth Charms 1 pair Earwires NB… Continue reading Earth Day Earrings
I wanted to make something simple and pretty for Mother’s Day this year and I came across this Natural Cork Leather with Gold. Once I found the Heart Sliders it just seemed perfect and I knew I had my design. This Portuguese Cork is nice and light, perfect for spring and summer. The gold really… Continue reading Mother’s Day Cork Bracelet
We love Earth Day around here and to celebrate we have created a new kit. The really exciting part is that we will be planting one tree for every Earth Day Bracelet Kit we sell during the month of April! This was inspired by TierraCast and the Om Blossom Bracelet design by Tracy Gonzales. We… Continue reading Planting Trees for Earth Day with a Bracelet Kit!
Congratulations to Vickie! You won the Nunn Design Winter Collection! ============>>>>>>>>>>>>> Thanks to our friends over at Nunn Design, we will be giving away the new 2015 Winter Collection (pictured below) to one lucky winner! To enter post in the comments below: What is your favorite color? That’s it! Entries must be in by Wednesday… Continue reading Nunn Design Giveaway
I have a thing for dragonflies. I feel like it kind of snuck up on me through making jewelry. Anytime I found a component to design with that was dragonfly related, I would scoop it up, and make something pretty. Now, very often when I am vending my jewelry at an event, I’ll have someone… Continue reading Swarovski Dragonfly Necklace