A glimpse of what I’ve been working on lately: a pair of glass earrings inspired by wild orchids. I’ve been tossing this idea around for a long time, ever since I saw this amazing Roberto Cavalli Ad in a fashion magazine. The ad features a woman in a green dress bending backwards with orchids in her hair. … More Glass Lady’s Slippers
Thank you Brenda Zapatosky of BdoodleZ! She profiled me as a Featured Artist in her blog this weekend. Read the article here and then feel free to browse her Etsy shop to see the creative cards she designs. FYI- She also does customized Christmas Cards and Invitations featuring her quirky and fun pen and ink doodles.
Thanks to Beth aka Bethela, who was kind enough to stop in Falmouth as part of her MegaBeth Etsy tour, I got to meet with a few local artisans this month. It was fun seeing the broad range of styles and creativity in such a small group: from felted seussical vessels to handmade journals, mermaids, … More Local Artisans get Friendly with Etsy
Bauble Garden Rosebud Danglies were lucky enough to be featured in a treasury on Etsy, and although the treasury is no longer viewable on Etsy, it was just too pretty not to share. Thanks to ccladyslipper of Boston for choosing my Rosebuds and for making such a gorgeous treasury. You can see Rosebud danglies … More A Rose by Any Other Name…
1. You brush your teeth in the kitchen because the cat you recently adopted sleeps in the bathroom sink. 2. The first cat you adopted lives in a teepee (that you sewed yourself). 3. You consider cleaning the litter box your zen garden meditation routine. 4. You buy new slippers because your cat doesn’t like … More Ten Signs You Are The Crazy Neighborhood Cat Lady
This year my circle of friends is experiencing a baby boom and there are literally babies, babies, everywhere. So far I have seven new babies on my list to buy for -all boys, except for one. How do I buy seven shower gifts that are not only cute as the dickens, and cleverly useful, but … More Seven Onesies
Last weekend I attempted to make my own plantable paper. Until now I’ve been packaging my jewelry with old seed catalogs and boxes randomly pilfered from coworkers and friends, or salvaged cardboard from office coffee shipments. Recently, I hit upon the brilliant idea of biodegradable packaging. Its not exactly a new concept: If you can … More Plantable Packaging