Basement Craft Room Project – The beginning

I’ve got a week off. Can I completely organize the mess you see below into a decent craft room in one week, and on a serious budget? I tried to do this about a year ago, but life got in the way, and it was never finished. Now the whole situation is far worse than it ever was. 🙂 The goal is to get rid if the years of accumulated junk, organize, brighten it up, and install a sink. What we’re working with is an unfinished basement, lots of already available storage options, and about $700 in Christmas money/gift cards. …

Jen’s Bracelet Variations

Last week – Jen promised to show you some variations on a bracelet that she made for the Inspirations. But then, she had some technical difficulties. Jen finally managed to locate the bracelets – but not the photos – so she sent them with me for shooting. Here they are. The original bracelet is in the centre – and the colour variation is on the left is the second one. This is a pleasing combo of dark blue, light blue and light mauve. The third variation, however, proved to be quite interesting. Instead of the 6 and 8 mm pearls …