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A Fresh Start

Sometimes life is like a drive through the mountains. Breathtaking vistas, roads dipping down into low valleys, hairpin turns which leave your stomach feeling queasy.  This past year has been just like that.  Now though, I have reached one of those scenic viewing places where I can take one final look back on that journey, […]

Winter Wishes

Winter has most certainly arrived. I’ve been enjoying time in my cozy studio, reflecting today on some projects I’ve been working on over the last few weeks.    I love creating projects for my 4th grade jewelry club – 45 girls learning some fun jewelry basics.

This club started last year as a way […]

Gilded Sphere – Guest Author Post for Spellbinders

 I’m so excited to be a guest author on the Spellbinders Blog!

Hop on over and check out my tutorial on how to make this elegant gilded sphere featuring A Gilded Life‘s products for Spellbinders!

Just in time for the holidays!

 

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Practically Magical Drawstring Bag

 

Hi there everybody!  I’m excited to announce that I am the guest author over on the Spellbinders Blog today for Mixed Media Monday.

Be sure to drop in over there and check out my tutorial for this fun little bag, using A Gilded Life elements from Spellbinders!

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It’s Fall, Y’all!

I can’t believe September has almost ended!  School is back in session, which means less time to work in the studio.  I have been able to do a bit of creating though……..

A touch of sewing………

Prototype Hobo Bag for Spellbound 2014 Swap

A few pieces […]

AGL Summer Showcase and Giveaway Day 6 – Queen Bee Necklace

Welcome to the Spellbinders Paper Arts™ AGL Summer Showcase and Giveaway!

This project showcases a selection of the fabulous bezels, dies, and relics that are a part of the Spellbinders-A Gilded Life line. Dies are available to match each of the bezels, which makes adding embellishments to your bezels a […]

AGL Summer Showcase and Giveaway Day 2 – Affirmations Shadow Box

Welcome to Day 2 of the Spellbinders Paper Arts™ AGL Summer Showcase and Giveaway!

This project showcases a selection of the fabulous bezels, pendants and texture plates that are a part of the Spellbinders-A Gilded Life line. Dies are available to match each of the bezels, which makes adding embellishments […]

Be Inspired with Spellbinders and A Gilded Life!

 

Be sure to check out Spellbinders Blog starting July 14 for links to 2 weeks of tutorials and giveaways

featuring their wonderful line by A Gilded Life.

I’ll be featuring  tutorials here on July 16th and 22nd as part of the summer showcase,

so stop […]

June Projects – Glittery Stars and More

Here’s a quick look at the 2 tutorials I did for A Gilded Life in June.

The chandelier features stars covered in silver glass glitter, to-die-for beaded lace,

and strings of vintage pearls (from my personal collection!).

This lovely little pillow features coffee-dyed […]

Catching my Breath

Summer has finally arrived and I am looking forward to time to putter, work on my house & garden, and of course work in the studio.

This past spring kept me very busy.  I continued working as a design team member for A Gilded Life, and have enjoyed the opportunity to create projects with […]