Fabulous Fashions Gift Guide

Left. The Phoebe (Scarlet) by Snoozer Loser Right. Green Acorn Necklace by Nea, Canvas Market Tote by Jautron, and Birdland Necklace by Paige Russell With the start of a new exhibition, I always like to hunt around for an hour or so (or more) and take a GOOD look at EVERYTHING on the site. I … Continue reading

Shop of the Day…Nest Pretty Things

Jemma Charm Necklace, Vintage Flower Notecard Set, and Lucy Dreamcatcher Look at the beautiful items in our shop of the day. It’s Nest Pretty Things! There is a vintage-girly charm about the work in NPT shop, and I just adore it. I mean wouldn’t love receiving a little letter written on a lovely vintage flower … Continue reading

Shop of the Day…Tinctory

Top (left to right). Cipher and Purple Velvet Bottom (left to right). Aztec Ring and Pearl Earrings Tinctory is the shop of the day today! And if you are looking for a VERY unique gift for the holidays, look no further. I have never seen anything like the jewelry in the Tinctory shop- artfully crafted … Continue reading

Jewelry Gift Guide

1. Rose Ring from Plum and Sage 2. Dangle Earrings 17 from Nea 3. Embers from Tinctory 4. Michelle Flower Pendant Necklace from Nest Pretty Things 5. Carved Lace Necklace from Paper Flower Girl 6. Birdland Small from Paige Russell The holidays are fast approaching, and I am planning on doing the bulk of my shopping … Continue reading

Art School Dropout

X-Large Sweet Treats Pouch and Owl Pendant Necklace- Peach I have been loving all the great little pieces from Art School Dropout lately, so when I got an email from Jessee about ASD’s new Christmas ornaments (below), I was pretty excited. Your Christmas tree is sure to be the envy of all your cool neighbors … Continue reading

Beads in the Belfry

Flower Vase in the Window Necklace and My Personal Garden Cocktail Ring I received an email from Nina of Beads in the Belfry, who let me know about her unique jewelry line. Here’s what Nina had to say about the line: The mission of this line is to provide beautiful jewelry combining sophistication with a … Continue reading


Left to right. Marge Screen-Print Medium, Engraved Vine Front Earring, and Marge Screen-Print Large I love buying jewelry online. And I have found another site that has a great selection. It’s called Early Jewelry. Kylie Earlene Grater, creator of Early Jewelry, is making these gorgeous pieces that combine natural materials with unexpected pattern and design. … Continue reading

Line and Shape

Left to right. Dodecahedron Necklace, The Pyramid Necklace, and The Cube II Necklace  Recently in my beginning drawing classes, I have been teaching my students about the elements of art. Seeing the projects that my they are working on has really inspired me. And I have noticed that I’ve been drawn to simple lines and … Continue reading


Whale Necklace by Sirena con Jersey from Dudua, Brownie by Malota from Dudua, and Rainbow Tote Bag by Lala Ladcani from Dudua Dudua has some really cool stuff in their shop right now. These are a few of my favorites. I especially like Brownie, the plushie. So cute!

Form Fire Glassworks

1. Rubino Propeller Droplet Disc 3 Lampwork from Form Fire 2. Graduated Green Propeller Droplet Discs 5 Lampwork from Form Fire 3. Teal Droplet Stick 5/2 Necklace Lampwork from Form Fire The clean and sleek glasswork of Form Fire has a modern appeal and such great colors too. Each piece from the Droplet series has a … Continue reading

Luxe Deluxe

Left to right. Morning Dew from Luxe Deluxe and Orla Earrings from Luxe Deluxe If you haven’t visited the Luxe Deluxe jewelry shop, you must run not walk (figuratively of course, since the shop is online) there right now. Not only are the pieces absolutely beautiful, Adrienne has the shop stocked and I mean STOCKED … Continue reading

Paper Pattern Silk

Originally, I was going to add some of the gorgeous jewelry that Monica Memory makes to this post, but then I thought, it is so beautiful it needs its own post. Monica runs an online shop called Paper Pattern Silk out of Canada. She is a Surface Design major at NBCCD, which pays of big … Continue reading