Last week, during one of my frequent forays to my local craft store, I picked up a bag of Capiz shells. I brought them home, dumped them out, and started playing. 18″ necklace and matching earrings. As I fastened Capiz shells to a length of copper chain, I began to wonder just where these shells […]
It was amazing how you could get so far from where you’d planned, and yet find it was exactly were you needed to be. ~ Sarah Dessen It started out as a tickle in my throat, a bit of a headache, some minor head congestion. Three days later it was all I could do to […]
Every challenge you encounter in life is a fork in the road. You have the choice to choose which way to go – backward, forward, breakdown or breakthrough. ― Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha In September, I “reclaimed my sass” as a creative individual. The month started out strong. I practiced the piano and started a couple of […]
With the encouragement of Jacob Sokol, I have created my own version of the “When Life Works List.” And it’s a fact that my life works better when I bead something every day. Whether I’m teaching children, preparing for a piano recital that’s months away, or writing a novel that may or may not ever […]
I’ve been obsessed with copper lately. Red Jasper and Copper Earrings Crazy Cluster Seed Bead Copper Chain Mail Earrings Swarovksi Pearl and Crystal Copper Criss Cross Bracelet Czech Glass and Copper Earrings Check out these pieces and many more at my online store, The Wishing Box at Etsy. Sell jewelry>buy supplies>make more jewelry>sell jewelry. It’s […]
Crazy Cluster Black Beaded Earrings My sweet sister-in-law SeDonna came over on Friday to bead with me. Except as is often the case when we get together, hours flew by with no beading accomplished. In our defense, we both have busy lives and we don’t get to see each other very often. So we had […]
If you frequently give yourself permission to doodle, wander, and be totally unproductive, Pam , and you actually relish such interludes, I can guarantee that your genius, creativity, and productivity will increase exponentially.~ The Universe It’s a great day when I find Note From The Universe in my email box. One of last week’s messages, […]
My blog post about using buttons from my grandmother’s button box was inspired by a Facebook friend who sent me the following message: Do you make any jewelry with buttons? If so, could I commission you to make six sets of something with a button collection I’ve had since childhood?I accepted the challenge. Since my […]
Today I’m selling my handmade jewelry at Bloom Market in downtown Buford, Georgia. Click HERE to read about each of the other twenty-three vendors and her wares; better yet, stop by and pay us a visit! 554 West Main Street Buford, Georgia 30518 Hours: 10-4 I look forward to seeing you there!
Lampwork Glass Stocking Earrings I just added twenty pairs of holiday earrings to my Etsy store. Whether you’re looking for a gift for someone special or a new addition to your own jewelry wardrobe, I hope you will pay my online shop a visit!