Casually Classy

CLASHUAL = my jewelry and decor line Here are new item completed this week:

Now for Sale

And you know I do it el cheapo. All this and more for a very reasonable price at CLASHUAL.

Crazy Beads

Lately I’ve been making my own beads out of polymer clay, a fun medium that allows much creativity! I’ve named them “Crazy Beads” since they are quite busy.  If you’d like to see more or are interested in having your own Crazy Bead jewelry, give me a shout out at: CLASHUAL

Fall Back

I’m not a huge fan of the seasons where the sun goes down by 5:30pm.  At every summer’s end, I resolve to have a better attitude about Fall/Winter.  It’s just unnatural. The kind folks over at ArtBeads.com have posted Pantone’s  hip colors for autumn. Not too hateful actually.  I kinda like them. Last night’s work…

Comes with Sarcasm

This handmade bracelet was inspired by my crappy office job. The focal bead is affixed with a vintage graphic of a man sitting at a desk, cheerfully talking on the phone and reads “A phone call will bring reliable help.” Reversible happy/sad face beads accent on either side.   The bracelet clasp is handmade using millifori…

New Art

I’ve been working on new projects in the studio.    When I started making jewelry, I bought tons of beads from Michael’s.  Anyone who’s ever shopped at Michael’s knows how easy it is to spend a month’s rent while stopping in for some string.   Also,  I never felt like the end creation was all “mine,” because…

Nothing Much & Everything

“It’s the little things that mean so much.” I never believed that sentiment until time taught me a lesson.  I expected big, glorious moments out of life; and those moments either never came or presented themselves very modestly.  Many days were wasted waiting around for something cool to happen. Then, this past summer, my best…