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A two day showcase of my jewelry and Pandanimal lampwork and jewelry starts this afternoon.  Our theme this month is "The World of Narnia".  We both read these books as kids (and we've both been refreshing our memory about them...
August 9, 2020
It's National Mutt Day and I love dogs! If you don't already know that, you will if you follow me on Facebook or Instagram. We always get rescue dogs and right now we have 2 - Max (our little old man) and Bijou (the youngster). Max (a Westie...
July 31, 2020
I'm doing a joint show with Pandanimal Lampwork in the LBA Designers Galleria Showcase Facebook group.  Our theme this month is Demons and Angels.  As we discussed it with each other we tossed out ideas on how to approach this so our...
July 11, 2020
I am always forgetting what the various birthstones are so I figured I would write up a little post about so I have a quick reference place to go when I need a reminder.  Over time the birthstones have changed, mostly less expensive and more...
June 21, 2020
The Very Nice Group on Facebook had a challenge to come up with designs based on the colors and textures in this inspiration collage: With this inspiration I had some fun making new designs.  These will be in my shop once the inspiration...
June 7, 2020
I have 3 online shows this month.  All will be on Facebook.  You can find links to them below and on my events calendar.  Here are details and links: 5/31-6/1, 1PM, 1 day show, The Earrings Show 6/11, 4PM, 2 day show, LBA Designers...
May 31, 2020
I have 3 online shows this month.  All will be on Facebook.  You can find links to them below and on my events calendar.  Here are details and links: 5/7, 1PM, 1 day show, The Earrings Show 5/14, 4PM, 2 day show, LBA Designers...
May 4, 2020
A lot of us in the United States are sheltering-in-place right now to reduce the speed of transmission of the Corona virus.  I've been making jewelry (surprise!  LOL!).  It is also recommended to wear a mask when out in public so I had...
April 9, 2020
Although I work at home most of the time I am staying in more than usual (no gym visits, no soccer practice !  :( ) so I have a bit of extra time.  I decided it was time to dig through my bead stash and find some beads that have been...
April 1, 2020
Good morning!  I've had my coffee and breakfast, checked emails and we're about to start our day of gem hunting.  Have you ever wondered how anyone stays organized going to so many shows over a span of a week?  Well here is my...
February 5, 2020