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Flower Power

Flower Power

August is here…but I am not ready to say goodbye to summer or the garden…even when making jewelry.  These necklaces are all adorned with a vintage flower, because we can all use a pop of color in every season.  The flowers make these statement necklaces one of a kind and something whimsical to enjoy all year round. [...]

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It’s starting to look alot like……

Our household is quite excited about our team, the Fightin’ Phils, being in the World Series! Didn’t think we be sitting around in November watching baseball into the wee hours of the night, but I would be happy to see them reach game 7! I have been beading by the TV and getting ready for [...]

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Remembering the Past

Remember those pins I spotted at the flea market last week? They turned out to be great pendants for some new necklaces….. I added some oxidized sterling chain with some interesting vintage crystals……. Some vintage clasps………….. And in this case I added lots of vintage finds………………. And what used to be a belt buckle is [...]

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Button, button, whose got the (vintage) button?

I saw some cool vintage buttons at a flea market and although I paid more for them then I would have liked, I wanted to experiment with some button jewelry. The bracelets turned out really well (at least that is my totally unbiased opinion) and I hope to find some more, but honestly, these buttons [...]

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Cigar anyone?

Today I had an order for a cigar box purse. I started to make these when I first went into business six years ago and I still have some customers telling me they stir up great conversations when they use them. A cool client who is the owner of several of the purses contacted me [...]

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Time for a drink!

This is wedding season and we are happy to be attending a few weddings in the coming months of some very special people! This means lots of fun showers, too. I like to give something personal, handmade and of course, something beaded. Here is what I came up with…… wine glasses with wire wrapped/beaded stems! [...]

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