Hubby and I have been painting all week. This is a corner of the dining room. Only one wall is green (Swallow’s Nest). The other walls are Neutral Ground. The trim is Ottertail and the door is Suave Mauve. Don’t they have fun names for paint? I know you are … Continue reading

getting caught up

I’m still playing catch up after my computer problems and other craziness last week. I thought it would be fun to share more beads, their inspiration and what the jewelry designer did with them. Inspiration: Beads: Final Design: by Laura Harkcom Another Final Design: by Christina Welch

spiritual connection

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” Michelangelo Have you ever been so inspired by something that you couldn’t wait to get started on a design? And once you started, everything just flowed perfectly, like it was somehow meant to be? The inspiration: … Continue reading

spring break

The kids are home for spring break this week. We didn’t get to go anywhere this year, so I’ve been dreaming of lying on a beach somewhere under the palm trees.            

Recent Experiments

I’ve been wanting to try to create the look of encased flowers for quite some time. After some experimenting with FIMO decorating gel, I knew I could get the look I was wanting. The next question, was how to contain the gel. Then I came across these great bezel cups. … Continue reading