Tag Archives: necklaces

Watercolor Leaves (and my Incredible Forgetfulness)

Hello, everyone! So, last fall I got to take a fun class at Beaded Bliss from Brenda Meyers (You may remember her from this post about a certain gorgeous painted rose.) The class was on using watercolors to paint leaves on heavy … Continue reading

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Caribbean Color Palette Challenge!

Hi, everybody! So, you may remember a few months ago when Sherri Stokey challenged everyone to try using her favorite beachy/starfish color palette and I made a whole bunch of pieces. It was so much fun that, when Sherri announced … Continue reading

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Secret Bead-Along with Jean Powers – Summer 2016

Hello! So, a few posts back, I mentioned that I was participating in this summer’s Secret Bead-along, hosted by Jean Powers. You maaay have noticed that the bead along was almost a full month ago and I am SO sorry … Continue reading

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New Design – The Compass Star Pendant with Crescents and Twists!

Hello, again, my dears! I have been a busy bee this past month and have another design ready to show you! I’m calling these little babies my Compass Star pendants, because the eight-points reminded me of old compass roses, which … Continue reading

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Starfish Color Palette Challenge!

I LOVE reading beading blogs and Sherri Stokey’s blog, KnotJustMacrame is one of my favorites. She’s also writing for LoveMyArtJewelry and has issued the readers a challenge! The challenge is to find inspiration from this color palette and go nuts! Now, I … Continue reading

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New Design – The Godet Necklace and Earrings

Hello, my dears! Sorry to disappear for half a month – May is a crazy time for my family. We’ve got about a bajillion birthdays and then there’s Mother’s Day and graduations and it is just a mess. But never … Continue reading

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AJE August Component of the Month Reveal!

My luck just never seems to run out! I was randomly chosen once again to participate in the Art Jewelry Elements blog’s August Component of the Month challenge.  (You may recall that I was also chosen back in January. You … Continue reading

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YOJP – Week 1 – Personal Talisman

Hello, everyone! It would seem that I have completely lost my mind, as is evidenced by my commitment to the Year of Jewelry Project on facebook. The idea is that those who join the group commit to make, photograph, and … Continue reading

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New Design – Oculus Pendants!

Oh, my goodness, friends. I am sorry for being absent from the blog for so long, but I think you’ll forgive me when you see what I’ve been working on!   This is my new Oculus Pendant! Those two pictures … Continue reading

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