Wednesday, June 27, 2012


 I have been having fun playing with metal, grunging it up a bit, searching, experimenting, making marks. My jewelry is very similar to my journaling, only with metal and or beads instead of paper. It's about making a mark, seeing how it feels, and then going with it. How it feels is always key to everything I do.


Saturday, June 23, 2012


(click on the pic for a better look)

  A new journal page.

Happy weekend!

Go where the fairies go.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012


 I will make earrings forever.
I just can't help myself.
It's fun!

Hope you are all having fun this week!


Friday, June 15, 2012


 It's been another rough week of headaches. I just got around to listing some new items I worked on last weekend. I have been drawn back to my favorite deep warm colors.......I love feeling so comfortable and just  plain good.
Both of these are available in my shop...I hope you stop by.  Thanks for all your support.

Sunday, June 10, 2012


 It's easy to make a nice piece of jewelry when you have a Lynn Davis pendant as a platform.  This resined clock pendant by Lynn is pretty incredible, in quality and detail. It looks ancient, one of my favorite looks, and there is so much detail.  I used galvanized steel for most of the links, but the clasp and corkscrew links are all sterling. The vintage lock seemed perfect to finish this piece. Clockwork is available in my etsy shop here.

 Things have been really busy here lately, a lot of life stuff.  I find it hard to balance what I need to do and what I want to about you?  
As always , thanks for visiting. I always welcome your comments!

Monday, June 4, 2012


 I wanted to share some gifts I received recently from some very special people in my life! I am always grateful for my blogging friends!  The top photo was a box of beautiful gifts sent to me by one of my best friends, Karen.  Please visit her blog, Umelecky! Karen is so multitalented, and shares so many of her crafty talents and beautiful pictures of her home and vintage goodies,  and her garden, you will fall in love! She always sends me some lovely scents! Thank you my special friend Karen! You always make me feel special!
 These photos are of a gorgeous card and tag sent to me by my dear friend Lesley from England for my birthday! Lesley is an avid card maker, and artist! Aren't these gorgeous?! And she sent me some incredible laces from France....eeee!! Thank you Lesley, you are a dear sweet friend! Lesley has a blog also, but is taking a break, so I will redirect you when she comes back!
 The collection below is a boatload of goodies from my sweet friend from B.C.....Denise! Denise has been running a fabulous atc swap on her blog, and you cannot believe how incredible she is! She makes all the return atc's herself...every month...40 to 50! And they are super! She also sent me some great atc's she made and papers and jewelry bits!!! Denise is a super kind soul, super creative, and a super artist...AND, she will make you laugh! Thank you Denise! Visit Denise's blog, Birdnuts Mixed Media to get the info on the swaps, and see her fabulous artwork of all kinds!
 Last, but not least, I have to share these awesome air plants from the etsy shop, Sea & Asters! I won a gift certificate on their FB page, and these were the two plants I picked! I am so excited because they are both growing really nicely, and they are really COOL! I love them! Visit their shop, you will love everything you see!
Thanks for visiting and sharing in all my great gifts! You are all gifts to me. 
Have a great week!


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