And The Winner Is...

Thanks to everyone who signed up to receive my updates and blog posts. As promised the first drawing for a pair of earrings has been held and the winner selected. 

I plan to do a drawing for a free piece of jewelry every month, so stay on the list and tell your friends to join!

Everyone in the basket...

Congratulations, Debbie Kellis!

I will contact you via email to get your address so I can ship them right out to you!


Announcing Artful Adornment

Finally, after months of trial and error, the initial run is complete.  I'm sure it will evolve but a dear friend of mine always reminds me to take action... even if it is "imperfect action!" So action I am taking, Beej

All photographed, on the website and up on the studio wall. I'll admit, it does feel good to see the group together now that all the work has been done.   

A new concept in artful living.  HERE'S WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT!

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"One should either be a work of art or wear a work of art." Oscar Wilde 


Winds Of Change

Winds Of Change

"Sometimes in the winds of change we find our true direction." 

I'm not sure to whom I should give credit for this quote but I like it. It keeps me going. When I read it I get a sort of validation... an ok, if you will - permission to experiment - to continue on with the search for my "true direction." 

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Icing On The Cake

Fond memories of cooking at my Grandma's have made me more than anxious for this moment! She was the best Italian cook ever and I loved to watch her make everything. Home-made pasta, and eggplant parmesan were among my favorites.  Nothing- I mean nothing - topped her pie crust!  I will never forget those cherished moments in Grandma's kitchen and I can hardly wait to recreate them with Avery. She's growing up way too fast already so I don't want to rush it, but I've been anxiously awaiting the moment when she could work in the kitchen with me.  Mommy's birthday seemed like a great opportunity for us to make her favorite - a carrot cake.

Carrot Cake... Mommy's favorite!

What a fun mess we made together!

And boy did Mommy love her surprise!

Family and memories.  Yep... this is what it's all about!

IDS Sacred Grove

IDS Sacred Grove

Nothing like a good barter trade!  It's a win- win for everyone involved!  This past August I visited my brother and his family in Seneca, SC.  He had a couple of really nice bikes and all the expensive equipment that went with them just taking up space in his garage.  As luck would have it, we were in the market for bikes

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