jewelry design

Getting my Groove On…

Getting my Groove On…

Well it’s offcial. I sat down last night I finally made my way back into jewelry making after a 10 week hiatus due to the…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 68

100 Days of Creativity: Day 68

Wow day 68! I will be so proud when I make it to Day 75 of this! I was in a bit of a funk…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 67

100 Days of Creativity: Day 67

So, the sun today really had me thinking of summer. As the snow slowly melts I was looking at our back deck thinking about sitting…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 66

100 Days of Creativity: Day 66

Thank you daylight savings time…I didn’t think I would be able to post my thing for today since I was out. I didn’t get anything…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 65

100 Days of Creativity: Day 65

I had a really, really good day today. I could get used to this leisurely living. Only, looking at the toilet & the pile of…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 64

100 Days of Creativity: Day 64

I took the day to relax. My body was so tired & the hormones were making me feel kind of weepy. This is the first…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 63

100 Days of Creativity: Day 63

Today I struggled to get motivated. Definitely my body is slowing down…but I did get a couple of bracelets made. Really, I am starting to…

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 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…

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…