April 7, 2014

Thank You! Giveaway Winner...

A huge THANK YOU to everyone for the lovely comments! The winner is…

Blogger Katie 

Please let me know your address and I'll mail you the swirly twirly set!

April 3, 2014

Swirly Twirly Love…. A Giveaway!

A few of the Swirly Twirly heart sets have landed in the shop… I am pretty pleased with them and am giving one away! Just leave a comment below and like my Facebook page here to be entered to win a Swirly Twirly Love heart charm! Do so by Monday 4/7/14 at noon PST. You can see more Swirly Twirly hearts here! Thanks for looking!

March 18, 2014

Say Cheese!

I don't know why I didn't think of these sooner! We have collected many vintage cameras over the last 20 years and they are the perfect subject to be beadified! The rolls of film came out sort of wonky…

The beads in the second photo down on the left are from my daughters 3rd grade class. Each year to raise money for the Art Trek program, our PTA holds an art auction. I had the kids make beads and will turn their work into an necklace and bracelet set. The kids were so enthusiastic and had such a great time making their beads!

The hearts on the right are a continuing exploration… More ideas keep coming to mind! Some of these will be featured in sets that will be posted by Friday at gaea.indiemade.com!

March 7, 2014


I have to admit that I have been feeling a little bit down lately. It seems like the last few years have been peppered with loss. Plenty of good things that have happened and I try to remember this when sad feelings overwhelm me. Throwing myself into work is how I cope, letting creativity absorb the excess emotions I am feeling. The emotions seem to me overflowing lately. Three very significant people in my life have moved away. I know that two of them are only an email or phone call away. Here is where my emotions have taken me…

February 25, 2014

On a Roll...

I am so pleased to have a few projects as well as my disk bead making technique featured in the spring issue of Belle Armoire Jewelry! You can see a preview of this issue here… http://stampington.com/whats-new-coming-soon/Belle-Armoire-Jewelry-Spring-2014

It looks like a great issue!

While you are on their website, check out their submissions guidelines!

February 20, 2014

Indiemade Shop Restock….

New spring inspired sets have landed @ gaea.indiemade.com! Hope you are keeping warm and dreaming of spring…