Month: February 2009

100 Days of Creativity: Day 54

100 Days of Creativity: Day 54

Another jewelry making blitz afternoon! Let’s get right to it, shall we: This chunky fun red agate cuff was a cheat today: I actually made…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 53

100 Days of Creativity: Day 53

Holy crick in the neck!!!  This was a lot of listing…I got in the zone this afternoon and made these 5 pairs of earrings today:…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 52

100 Days of Creativity: Day 52

I wasn’t home much today, so I just was able to make this simple yet pretty pair of lapis lazuli hoops: I have been hanging…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 51

100 Days of Creativity: Day 51

Whew, I think my eyes are bloodshot tonight! Another busy day & I am still amazed at how much energy I have.  Still, I also…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 50

100 Days of Creativity: Day 50

Wow – I can’t believe I am half way through! Where did the last 50 days go? Time really does fly when you are having…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 49

100 Days of Creativity: Day 49

Despite being really tired today because my little was awake at the crack of dawn, I got quite a bit accomplished. This has to do…

…And the Lemonade Award goes toooooo….

…And the Lemonade Award goes toooooo….

I want to give a special & heart felt thank you to Dawn & Maureen for nominating me for a lemonade award previously. This may…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 48

100 Days of Creativity: Day 48

Ow,  my wrist. Today’s creation was rather fun & used up a whole lotta agate chip beads. I bought a huge lot of chip beads…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 47

100 Days of Creativity: Day 47

I had a pretty good day today: three things designed, made, photographed & listed. I have a lot of pieces made out of hematite in…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 46

100 Days of Creativity: Day 46

Moving right along…I decided to try & double up on my item per day idea. I really would like to have 100 items featured in…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 45

100 Days of Creativity: Day 45

I’ve been noticing this trend the past few days where I am just exhausted in the evening…so I am trying to stay ahead of the…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 44

100 Days of Creativity: Day 44

…tiny bubbles…in the wine…make me happy…make me feel fine… Today was a “no-brainer” (I hate that term) as far as my creation of the day…

Nobody talks of entrepreneurship as survival, but that’s exactly what it is and what nurtures creative thinking.
– Anita Roddick

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More Work In Bloodstone…

More Work In Bloodstone…

As I wrote earlier, a customer on Etsy gobbled up my bloodstone dangle earrings shortly after I posted them. They then requested a bracelet to…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 43

100 Days of Creativity: Day 43

Pearly Shells, from the ocean…shining in the sun, covering up the shore… Today’s creation, came together in no time, & I am really happy with…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 42

100 Days of Creativity: Day 42

I feel myself running out of steam. Although people remark that I “don’t look very pregnant” I can assure you when I sit for long…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 41

100 Days of Creativity: Day 41

There are three offerings in today’s creative challenge. I had a request to make some March birthstone pieces. Aquamarine is a pricey stone so I…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 40

100 Days of Creativity: Day 40

I’m feeling very introspective today. I think my body is starting to mentally prepare myself for birth…so I used this energy to make a more…

A Gesture that Made my Day: I Won a Lemonade Award!

Dawn, fellow jewelry maker & blogger, nominated me today for a lemonade award, in recognition for great gratitude/attitude. It may seem like a small gesture,…

Shop Promo for Sales of $50 or more & background of Shop Philosophy

I have an on-going shop promo that I wanted to mention. First, background on my shop’s philosophy… I call my Etsy Shop my “playground” since…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 39

100 Days of Creativity: Day 39

I still felt like playing in hematite & those peacock blue fossil beads, but this time a slight variation. This piece emerged, and felt very…

Why do I put myself in a position to be cast aside or not considered as I would like to? Because I am a creative mind, because I still aspire to be one.

– Giorgio Armani

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My Fellow Canadians…

I am honoured to be able to sell jewelry on Etsy & most of my sales have been to our American cousins south of the…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 38

100 Days of Creativity: Day 38

Um yeah…so I was doing the math today as today is exactly 34 weeks …there is no way I will make 100 days consecutively. I…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 37

100 Days of Creativity: Day 37

I”m tired tonight. Between running after my toddler I decided it was time to clean up my email. I am about ready to go cross-eyed!…