ACJ, UpcyclePost And A New Marketplace

Let’s see… help a movement that I adore succeed in creating a groundbreaking platform for artists such as myself to promote and sell their creative works? Uh… yeah!!

Gemstone Energy: Hemimorphite Joy!

Gemstone Energy: Hemimorphite Joy! Look at the beautiful beads I'm holding. They're called Hemimorphite. Don't they just make you want to smile? That smile is part of their energy: Light Activation, Joy, Optimism. Keep reading to the end of this post: I've got something special to share to bring in the joy! I got these …

Jewelry Talk: Custom Jewelry and the Joy in Co-creating

Done right, custom jewelry creation is a fun process that ends with a beautiful treasure that you cherish. That's what I want for you.

Never been this happy to wear an apron

Happy Monday! We're expecting at least twelve inches of snow today. Normally I would be ranting about winter too soon and such, but last week I won the Halstead Bead Inc Apron Challenge Giveaway, and that definitely trumps a rant about snow. Why am I just now writing about winning something last week? Pictures. Of me. Major reluctance going …

From Design to Tutorial: creating gemstone tassel earrings

Recently, I was asked to create a tutorial. Talk about great timing! I've had this idea for gemstone tassel earrings in my head (and in my design journal) for a while...

Spring Cleaning = Clearance Sale

Spring is almost here! How do I know? Because I heard a bird chirping (its been such a long time) and I swatted my first mosquito. Yep, even with the dusting of snow falling outside my window, I know spring is almost here! Good-bye, Winter!  Over this winter, I’ve spent a lot of time playing …