leilani cleveland

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Come Tour My Jewelry Box: Pearls from the Philippines

Come Tour My Jewelry Box: Pearls from the Philippines

I attended a very dear friend’s wedding today, so I thought blogging about my pearls tonight would be fitting. During my own wedding a few…

Why I don’t Get Anything Done on a Saturday Afternoon…

Why I don’t Get Anything Done on a Saturday Afternoon…

I step out of the room for a brief moment, and look who found a new nap spot: Before I assess the mound of jewelry…

Jewelry Inspired: My Prophetic Charm Bracelet

Jewelry Inspired: My Prophetic Charm Bracelet

If you are familiar with my work, or have ever picked up my business card, you may recognize this bracelet. It is the official logo…

Cool Tool: Tube Wringer

Cool Tool: Tube Wringer

I can’t resist a new gadget, especially if it is an affordable one. So with my Contenti order last week for polishing buffs, I found…

Bringing The Beads Back to The Bench…

Bringing The Beads Back to The Bench…

I haven’t done any beadwork in quite awhile since I have been teaching myself some metal techniques. Today I brought the beads out again in…

Cool Tools: What I Got for My Birthday…

Cool Tools: What I Got for My Birthday…

I am incredibly lucky to have an extremely supportive spouse. Perhaps maybe too much so: he loves cool tools as much as I do so…

Creativity Inspired ~ Cool Tool: Microwave Flower Press

Creativity Inspired ~ Cool Tool: Microwave Flower Press

Earlier this year I obtained this neat little contraption called a Microwave Flower Press. They are available at many garden supply stores. I wondered if…

Jewelry Inspired: Funky Copper Disc Choker

Jewelry Inspired: Funky Copper Disc Choker

I added a little somethin’-somethin’ to my Artfire Studio today. This copper choker has been sitting on the bench for some time begging to be…

Announcing: The Official WINNERS of the Great Jewelry Giveaway Contest!

I have been prepping the emails, the blog post, the newsletter…and fretting excitedly awaiting the 11th hour…so that I could draw the winners of the…

Creativity Requested: Adventures in Komboloi

Creativity Requested: Adventures in Komboloi

I had a request for a komboloi (worry beads). I have never made worry beads before, so I jumped at the challenge. After getting a…

Jewelry Inspired: Halloween

Jewelry Inspired: Halloween

Halloween will be upon us very soon so I wanted to try my hand at some pieces inspired by the holiday.  The first thing I…

The Great Jewelry Giveaway Contest – $100 in Jewelry you get to pick!

The Great Jewelry Giveaway Contest – $100 in Jewelry you get to pick!

UPDATE Oct. 11th, 2009: CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR LUCKY WINNERS WHO WERE DRAWN AT RANDOM THIS EVENING!! DID YOU WIN?? Official List of Winners So I…

Orange Crush: The Bead Wrist Corsage

Orange Crush: The Bead Wrist Corsage

I am enjoying my summer vacation, therefore I am on a hiatus from jewelry making. I did find time this evening to list this great…

Update on this Weekend’s Sale

So the Starving (Jewelry) Artists sale on Etsy starts this Friday (April 24th) at 4pm EST. The promo is free shipping from the participating shops….

SATEAM Mother’s Day Sale on Etsy this weekend…

Okay so, I am typing this half in the dark with a newborn laying on my chest…bare with me…but I am excuted to announce that…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 78

100 Days of Creativity: Day 78

I feel like I am on auto pilot today, yet I was still able to put together this turquoise bracelet. I do love turquoise. I…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 77

100 Days of Creativity: Day 77

Today’s creative endeavour is a companion to yesterday’s anklet. Cute and simple dangle earrings in tiger eye and faceted garnet: Needless to say, I am…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 76

100 Days of Creativity: Day 76

Today was helping DH clean the house day. I know I know, it’s Sunday but lately I have just decided to do the cleaning when…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 75

100 Days of Creativity: Day 75

Woot! Day 75! I can’t believe I have been able to keep this up for 75 days! Although my goal is 100 days of making…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 74

100 Days of Creativity: Day 74

Happy Spring everyone! It was a gloriously sunny day here today. Hard to not feel optimistic on a day like today. My offering for today’s…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 73

100 Days of Creativity: Day 73

I am in such a good mood today – spring is definitely in the air!  So nice to know the equinox is tomorrow!  Today I…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 72

100 Days of Creativity: Day 72

I finally am starting to feel like myself again. I think a lot of contemplation and some nice weather really helped. I only had time…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 71

100 Days of Creativity: Day 71

Today was a fairly easy design day as I simply finished up the last two pieces in the garnet & pearls series. I think I…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 70

100 Days of Creativity: Day 70

When I started to think this morning about what would be my inspiration for today’s creations, I decided to take direction from my destash pile…