“Line” is in quotes because that may be a stretch: there are only two pieces in this new jewelry “line”. 😉 However, they are most definitely inspired by Fall. These are my submissions for a local artist show being held in September, with a Fall theme. Since that’s my favorite season of the year, it […]
Every now and then I have artist “brain-block”, when it seems no matter how hard I try, a design idea worth implementing just won’t come to mind. That typically happens when I purposefully sit down to sketch ideas on paper. But sometimes when I least expect it, ideas and inspiration flood my mind (and heart), […]
I’m not adverse to working on the weekends; the creative thoughts in my head rarely turn off. But, I typically force myself to stay out of the studio, so I can accomplish things around the house that I neglected during the week. This weekend, however, was a lost cause. I’ve been tossing a design idea […]
The past two weeks have been somewhat different from the norm: last week C and I spent a week in FL on vacation, and this week, well, I must have had too much fun because I contracted a virus that left me with a 24-hour fever, among other things. C joked that I’m a “bubble […]
Selling art and handcrafted jewelry online is not quite like selling it in person. While I do my best to take photos of my work so customers know just what they’re getting, it’s impossible to convey 100% of the details by that alone. You can get close, but there is no replacement for seeing an […]
Many times my jewelry designs begin as an idea in my head that I sketch onto paper. It can be as simple as this: Sketching helps me iron out as many details as possible before I begin actual work on the piece. It’s quality control up front. Once I’m satisfied with a general sketch, I’ll […]
Music is one of those rare and special gifts that you just feel in your bones. It has a way of reaching your soul like nothing else.
Sometimes you can’t find just the thing you’re looking for. That was the case for me when searching for a ring display to use at my art show this weekend. I don’t have a large ring inventory, so I only needed something small, and it had to be modern and work well with my other […]