jewelry/keepsake designs

100 Days of Creativity: Day 62

100 Days of Creativity: Day 62

Finally! A beautiful day! Felt like spring & the sun came out…a great way to start daylight savings time. Only, it doesn’t make me motivated…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 61

100 Days of Creativity: Day 61

I am totally finding it hard to concentrate tonight! Sloooooow like molasses I am. But it is Saturday night so I am excused. On an…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 60

100 Days of Creativity: Day 60

I could have made more jewelry today while this piece was in the tumbler but it was so dark I figured it wouldn’t be worth…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 59

100 Days of Creativity: Day 59

I felt compelled today to use up my sea green quartz beads today. Tada: The necklace uses up these pretty faceted quartz beads in varying…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 58

100 Days of Creativity: Day 58

I am so impressed I actualy made a piece of jewelry today. Seriously…it feels like there is a bowling ball wedged in my pelvis! Sitting…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 57

100 Days of Creativity: Day 57

Well, I did it. By the skin of my teeth I did it…I now have 100 things in my Etsy Shop for sale. I am…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 56

100 Days of Creativity: Day 56

I am happy to report that I was able to make another 3 pieces today…bringing me pretty close to my goal of 100 pieces in…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 55

100 Days of Creativity: Day 55

Today I really wanted to work on something slightly more challenging than earrings. I am getting rather sick of making earrings. Well, that is harsh….

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…

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…

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…

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…