I’m at it again. At last December’s art sale, a woman asked me to make 6 shoe ornaments for this year’s sale. She wanted to buy them for her friends who shared her passion for shoes. So, here are the … Continue reading
For those of you who haven’t yet discovered MHz–a portal for the online streaming of foreign television series–do it now. Far more interesting content than Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon. For instance, two French series I’ve binged on recently have been … Continue reading
As you can tell from this new necklace, I’ve been intrigued with Lover’s Eye miniatures for years. Supposedly they originated when the Prince of Wales (who ended up George IV) sent one to the woman he was infatuated with and … Continue reading
An anticipatory necklace for sure, but it reminds me of floral swags and May poles. (This one is 90% vintage components.) Meanwhile, we’re expecting plowable snow here after a week of sweater-only sunny weather that melted away all signs of … Continue reading
I’m going to have a really hard parting with this one, but it will soon be in my Gemnorde Etsy shop. I got the plain hearts on my last trip to the vintage warehouse in NYC. All the vintage filigree … Continue reading
I’m creating some necklaces inspired by spring flowers, and here’s my latest. It’s combination of bead dangles, green Czech glass leaves, and shrunk plastic flower illustrations. Now in my Etsy shop. Save
I had some lavender buds left over from last year’s harvest, so I made up eight new sachet bags from four vintage perfume and soap labels printed on cotton. They’re all backed with lavender calico.
OK, I’ve started in on Christmas ornaments again. I’ve had all this vintage lace hanging around for years so I decided to make some small lace Christmas trees!
Another take on Swedish Dala horses–this time in felt with dimensional paint decorations. I think I’m turning back to jewelry for a while now–have to build up my spring stock!
I’ve started a series of floral necklaces for spring. Here’s the first one. It will soon be in my Gemnorde Etsy shop!