Monthly Archives: September 2011

Accessorizing Autumn Clothes

There’s starting to be a bit of nip in the air in some parts of the country. I know I’ve pulled out a couple of sweaters. Don’t forget about handcrafted jewelry and accessories when it comes to styling your fall … Continue reading

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Vintage Beads from Europe

I recently found out about a new source for vintage beads – Vintage Beads from Europe. I received a package of vintage beads from them and wanted to share them with you. The ones I got were plastic and very … Continue reading

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Gargoyles and Bead Blogger Links

Gargoyle earrings, perfect as we head into fall don’t you think? I made these using decoupage and added my soldered, hammered and darkened brass rings. I have no idea how long my dark brass ring phase will last. It’s going … Continue reading

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Danielle’s Earrings

My son’s girlfriend Danielle and I sat down and made earrings today. We had a ball. She made three pair and here she is modeling her graffiti earrings. Fabulous, don’t you think? Here they are in a close up photo. … Continue reading

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Mini Book Necklace

I love miniatures, always have, and when I saw these mini book covers from Beadaholique, I had to try working with them. I measured the little metal book covers and tore paper the same size. I wanted torn edges rather … Continue reading

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Etsy’s Front Page

OK, I’ll admit it. I wanted to be there and kept thinking – maybe one day. Maybe one day something of mine will make it to the front page. Well it happened. And I didn’t even know it. I check … Continue reading

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Art O Mat

I had heard about Art O Mat, but I had not seen it for myself until I walked into an art gallery in Cumberland, MD this past weekend. And there she was, all repented from being a cigarette machine and … Continue reading

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