At Least it is at Our House! My husband and I welcome each day by wishing each other a "Happy Valentine's Day"! We don't fuss over February 14th so much because we know that our love and appreciation for each other should be shown every day of the year! (I must admit that February 14th … Continue reading Every Day is Valentine’s Day ❤️
...or more than a few? at 20% discount! Who has some great yarn, just begging for unique buttons to complement a great sweater design? Who has a comfy coat or jacket with ho-hum buttons, ready for a new handcrafted update? Do you have a hat or other accessory that could use a quick embellishment? Winterize … Continue reading Button, Button Who Needs a Button?
It's just after Thanksgiving and I'm on a third batch of annual ornaments for our town of Boulder Creek! It felt terrible to disappoint folks at the tree lighting and Santa sighting last evening. They had sold out before some could claim theirs. Not to worry, I'm cutting a big kiln load today and will … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season!
Here's a little behind the scenes look at my latest custom order. I am honored to have been asked to make ornament keepsakes for The Ladies of Bonny Doon Club to celebrate the club's 75th Anniversary! They were to be a surprise for the members, so I couldn't post about this project until they've celebrated … Continue reading The Ladies of Bonny Doon
I've been busy adding earrings to my online store. Here's a snapshot of a few! Most are one of a kind in a wide range of styles and colors. You'll find these and more along with a great collection of my porcelain buttons! Much more in store! Too many to show here, right now. So... … Continue reading New Earrings in Stock! Click SHOP!
I've always cherished the crocheted lace doilies that my mom and great aunts had made. They graced most of the wood furniture in our house when I was growing up. I use them sometimes, but mostly just take them out for a look-see every once in a while. They all have a little different feel. Some are silky … Continue reading Lacy Days of Spring
While I’m catching up on a little television news, I’ll share a couple more “As Seen on TV” moments. If you stay with me to the end of this post, you'll find the strangest one! In late spring 2015, I was watching a new episode of the TV show Bones (Season 10, episode 21 "The Life … Continue reading A Little More Show Biz
Once again, I'm playing catch up. It's been a long while since my last post. Not that there hasn't been quite a bit going on, I've just not taken the time to put some of it into words. My last post was to provide a little sneak peek into an exciting opportunity I had through The Artisan … Continue reading The Emmys Project
Just one hundred pair of earrings. Only 100, well 200 pieces. That's all! It didn't seem too nutty at the time, and doesn't now that I'm almost finished either. It was a pretty big commitment for a really cool opportunity that I'll let you know more about pretty soon. After cutting and shaping the first 150 … Continue reading 100 Little Things
Update....I have no listings in my shop on Handmade at Amazon right now. Please visit my Etsy Shop and Shop Here for more jewelry, buttons and ornaments! My new shop is now live on Amazon Handmade! Give it a look and let me know what you think. There are over 70 pairs of earrings looking for new homes! … Continue reading Just Launched!
So, there's this basket of earrings just waiting for their close up. They are the first in a line-up of earrings, buttons and even some cool tatting shuttles that I will list in my Etsy shop very soon. Well, that is if I ever decide how I'd like to photograph them! I don't know why … Continue reading Decisions! Decisions!
Mother's Day 2014 has been a day with my attention focused on some special new moms. A pair of my earrings have been included in gift bags given to a select group of new celebrity moms by The Artisan Group. Each new mom will receive many gifts including items for baby, jewelry, personalized stationary and … Continue reading New Moms for Mother’s Day!