Saturday, August 29, 2009

This is a Statement Necklace

JUST listed this piece...It took me quite a while to decide how to use this incredible vintage brooch. I wanted to really do it justice. my shop.

This past week has been a bit challenging for me. My kids started back to school, which brings a deluge of paperwork, shopping, and revamped sleep/wake hours! In addition, I started working part-time. It's a temporary position; I am really just helping out a friend, but man! It makes me really feel for working moms! And most especially working SINGLE moms. Although I am not a single mom, my husband travels alot so I feel like one.

ANYWAY, all this to say I have not been able to create much :(

However, here are the latest designs. I hope to have more up in the shop later this weekend.
A Brass Bow...

Marcasite Flower, repurposed brooch necklace

Saturday, August 15, 2009

FREE SHIPPING this weekend, Aug. 15 - 16

YESSSSSSSSSS!!!! Free shipping in my Etsy shop through midnight Sunday. Any purchases will ship free; I will refund your Paypal account the shipping charges.

Also, check out the NEWness....more like this to come...

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Sneak Peek, vintage brooch recycled

Just had to post a little sneak peek at something I am working on...Reusing a gorgeous vintage rhinestone brooch.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Bonnie Beard, Etsy Dallas Artist Extraordinaire

At a recent Etsy Dallas members function, I was lucky enough to win a beautiful fused glass pendant necklace and earrings in a silent auction. It was donated by the talented artist behind Bonny Beads, Bonnie Beard. A lovely mauve color with a flower design, the set brings compliments every time I wear it!

As a jewelry designer myself, I don't always consider myself an "artist" in the truest sense. But Bonnie truly is. I know next to nothing about glass artistry, but I know that her work is amazing. Check these items out, now for sale in her Etsy shop.
She also has an outside website, with more information on her artistic history and artwork.

Monday, August 3, 2009

LaAlicia, in the Etsy Dallas Spotlight

Tonight is LaAlicia's night! Alicia Colina-Ashby is the artist behind the many creative endeavors of LaAlicia, her Etsy shop. Her items are very ECO CONSCIOUS, which is a cause near and dear to my own heart...(and jewelry designs). SO, her current amazing talent is paper based. And I mean Talent...look at this!

It's a clutch purse from folded papers from maps!! How much time does that take Alicia? Wow.

And this whimsical clock would add lightness and happy to any room in your house or office...

Come see her and the other Etsy Dallas members I have profiled (in previous posts) at the November 21 JINGLE BASH! Dallas, Texas baby!

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Prolific Patricia: Artist behind KarmaCrochet!

Wow. Truly the word prolific fits Patricia. Her shop is fullllll of amazing crochet wearables, sweet Scrabble tile pendants, bookmarks, you name it! She has 974 items for sale right now! 974!!!!!!!! And she works full-time! I don't know how she does it... Obviously very well organized woman! Or, she never sleeps...

SO, check out her shop, or her blog, where she has many tips on being an efficient crafter. In the meantime, here is some of her work to admire...