Tag Archives: handmade

More altered book pages

Without further ado…. If I can find something to use for my art journal I am going to begin on that as well. Since I have to cut out many original pages from the altered book as well as glue … Continue reading

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More creations…second installment of the “goodies”

Shame on me for being so neglectful of blogging. I’ve got many things to share but will start with photos of jewelry I have made with components I shared in the “Goodies” post. For starters, here are some earrings: Are … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of a Shopping Spree

I found myself needing a few new (but in some cases old, as in vintage) things to work with. I want to make several new pairs of earrings since my supply is dwindling so I hit the online stores because … Continue reading

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Follow up on gifting handmade pledge…and a life lesson

Get a hot cup of coffee or cocoa (and a snack if you like) and settle in for a long entry today. Don’t know what’s gotten into me, but I seem to have a lot to say. A while back … Continue reading

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Been Busy in the Studio

I’ve had some wonderful creative days where one piece after the other just kept coming out of me…what joy! I seem to have created several pieces in the same aesthetic or color scheme a couple of times. As you can see, … Continue reading

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Shopping Black Friday through Cyber Monday

Good luck to all of you who brave the crowds this weekend to get some discount shopping done. Hope you get some great deals. While I love a good deal I’m just not up for all that activity right after … Continue reading

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Creativity is born of the soul

I came up with a quote that I put on little business card sized magnets…”Creativity is born of the soul” I just love the quote, the truth in it and how it expands upon my business name. God gave the … Continue reading

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A new way to purchase on Etsy…and Take the Handmade Pledge

For those of you who are not familiar with etsy.com let me tell you that it is a wonderful online community! You can view, sell and buy all sorts of handmade goods and art at all ranges of prices in … Continue reading

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In the making…

I’ve been seeing some cool jewelry made out of recycled tin. Hmmm…could I do this? First step was finding vintage tins that I actually liked and thought would make pretty jewelry. I have found a couple so far…it’s a bit … Continue reading

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Selling Jewelry and Helping the Community

I attended a wonderful art festival last weekend! A local charity called the Sharing and Caring Foundation hosted it as a way to raise money that they give to other local charities in need. The main fundraiser was an auction … Continue reading

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