The ideas for statement necklaces are coming fast and furious these days–and my workshop corner shows it. Right now, I’m working on a vintage bead (cognac melon glass) necklace with side tassels. Not really sure how this one will end … Continue reading


That’s what I’m calling my latest necklace, made of large dark grey faux pearls, aurora borealis rondelles, light grey crystals, vintage gunmetal filigree chain, and vintage bugle beads and findings. Tassels are my new thing–I love making them although it … Continue reading

House tour–the bedroom

Here’s the final stage of my “thrifty vintage decor” house tour–the master bedroom. We kind of gutted this room to make it bigger and multi-functional–removing the clutter of two little closets, a wall air conditioner, shelves, and a window seat. … Continue reading