Tag Archives: jewelry

On the Fifth Day of Craftsmas . . .

. . . my true love gave to me: knitted bead wrap bracelets! Okay now before you get all wigged out, let me just tell you that you are going to see pictures of all different ones of these I … Continue reading

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“On the Fourth Day of Craftsmas . . .

my true love gave to me . . . . bead crochet bangles for the party.” Now this is a fun project! I started making these when I accumulated all these little odds and ends of “diva” yarns – ribbons, … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Craftsmas

I have not blogged in about six months. What up with that? Well, I just have not been inspired – all my writing has been for work lately – and no one wants to read an uninspired writer. But this … Continue reading

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Jewelry Sale Preview

So, as I posted last weekend, my friend Janie Rose and I will be selling our handmade creations at our dear friend Carolyn Pugh’s Skein Lane Studio this Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at 208 Carmel Avenue in El … Continue reading

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Albany Middle School Craft Fair

This week, in moments here and moments there, I am trying to get ready for the Albany Middle School Craft Fair. This is the third year this local middle school has held the event, and it is the first year … Continue reading

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Memory Wire Bracelets

Sometimes it is hard to say what inspires us. I have had bracelet-sized memory wire in my bead chest for maybe 10 years. At least 10 years. I know I tried to make a few bracelets when I first started … Continue reading

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Decoupage Jewelry

A couple of weeks ago, I stopped by my favorite local bead shop, Baubles and Beads, in Berkeley, Calif. for some little thing when I saw their display of a line of jewelry findings, printed vintage images and gel medium … Continue reading

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Sheri’s Necklace

My friend Sheri asked me, like, a million years ago if I would please make her a necklace like the wire-wrapped ones in my Etsy store, but more tailored to her. She went out and bought her own gorgeous sterling … Continue reading

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I Hate People. I Love Crafts

So I had quite the weekend. While I was at work at K2Tog, two women came in and while one occupied me (the only sales associate on the floor) the other stole my wallet out of my purse, which was … Continue reading

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