InspirationFX: Easy Charm

Get your creative juices flowing~~~ Easy Charm Designed by: Dwyn Tomlinson Easy and charming – just the thing for making a very personal gift for someone in not too much time. People appreciate the time and the thought and energy that goes into a gift versus a store bought gift, and the more mature they are, the more they appreciate it. (Which is to say – the kiddies probably still want video games and gift cards.) While this is similar to Anne Marie’s ‘Say It Like It Is’ bracelet, it is just a little different, and you can steal ideas …

Victoria Day

What a gorgeous morning it is out there – just stunning. Get outside and enjoy it! Instead of sitting down to make jewelry or write up a technique – which, by the way – what do you all need to know? – cuz I’ve covered a lot of the basics. Anyway, grab a coffee and join me in my morning meander around the garden. Say – do you remember my buying a Chinese Tree Peony last year? Well – it survived the winter and has a single, big, fat bud on it! Look at how fat that bud is! And …

I love my dog but . ..

Don’t get me wrong – I adore my dogs, but $1.8 million for a doggy diamond collar? I’m sure you can make something just as nice with crystals that won’t leave you tearing your hair out when your beloved scratches it off and hides it under the couch. Now here’s a site where the artist is celebrating dogs by making beaded images of dogs, in the form of little pouches/purses. I particularly like the way that she has extended the dog’s face off the square of the pattern in many cases – truly thinking outside the box. (Link to the …