After my older daughter was born, the first piece of jewelry I made was a chunky Byzantine bracelet. Though I tend to gravitate toward lighter, understated pieces, with bracelets I favor something a little more substantial. Sadly, after a year and a half, after returning from an emotional trip to California to attend my great-aunt’s funeral and a long day flying… Read More
DIY & Crafts
The latest jewelry-making and craft tutorials and upcycling projects.
Imagine it: you’re walking down the aisle of your favorite craft store and you wander upon the jewelry aisle. Looking at all the supplies and materials, you have this sudden urge to design your own jewelry. However, you feel overwhelmed. What tools should you buy first? What supplies do you need? Do you buy wire or string? Beads or jump rings or both? AHHHHHHHHH!… Read More
Have you ever noticed that over time that piece of jewelry you wear day in and day out slowly loses its brilliant shine? Or have you ever put away a beautiful sterling silver necklace, only find it looking like someone dipped it in a vat of charcoal dust the next time you pull it out? Yuck! I have a favorite bracelet… Read More
As a new mama/mama-to-be [as of putting this post together, I don’t know where I’ll be!], I have enlisted the help of several other bloggers and creatives to guest post on my blog. They will be sharing DIY tutorials, recipes, and their thoughts on creativity. For this week’s guest post, please welcome Cody of Lu & Ed! With the holiday season just around the… Read More