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No fashionista here...

The Fashion Police would lock me up and throw away the keys. I hate to shop and my clothing consists primarily of exercise clothes and work-with-paint-or-dye clothing. 438 more words


I've Been Busy Outdoors, But...

I did manage to carve out a bit of free time to work on some beadwoven triangles.  These are part of a collection that will eventually become a Kaleidocycle (inspired by…
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DIY: Gemstone Statement Necklace

Gemstone jewelry is always beautiful. Creating with gemstones can produce unique jewelry pieces in striking combinations or elegant monochromatic pieces.

The Bohemian style of jewelry incorporates a wide variety of materials in a single piece. 455 more words

Jewelry Making

It’s Time Consuming, but...

It’s all so beautiful!  I’ve just returned from Murphy’s Gardens with a box full of herbs…thyme, parsley, rosemary, mint, and lots of basil!  They’ve been in a greenhouse so I will harden them off outside during the day and put them in pots on the deck in a few days.   150 more words



I decided to give myself a challenge on this brooch – that being to use something besides the standard seed and bugle beads.

To that end, once the face was bezeled, I dug through the bead bins and added some lovely red triangles.  75 more words