the tale of the lagoon orchid

pantone releases color trends for each season, many designers influence and are influenced by this list, myself included… i am often tickled by the names they choose… i know it is hard to come up with interesting and descriptive names, but some do fall on the silly side of things…this

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craftjuice tuesday

oh how i love craftjuice and unlike other crafty spots where the focus is on sales, so you only really go to browse when you want to buy, cj offers daily, hourly, even minute-ly new eye candy as inspiration or as i frequently find an unexpected need to purchase.  what

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latest additions to the shop!

with cooler weather making its presence here in nc, i find that my creations of late are luxe in color, beautiful london blue, fire red hollow glass and the mysterious shades of moonstone….all of these colors and pieces are making their appearance in my etsy and dawanda shops through the

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a little press…

i have to say that i was genuinely shocked when i was asked to do a profile on my work, it is very flattering and i am not big on being center of attention…but after being contacted by bell buzz GSO everything fell into place and voila an article is

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happy first friday!

today is the day!! i am so excited to set up for the downtown greensboro first friday indie market, there are so, so many talented crafters and artisans that dwell in our little corner of the world and all would love to see you tonight!  so if you are in

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first friday spotlight – Slow Turn Studios

i really love to discover new local artists and participating in the indie market is such a great way to connect with fellow artisans in the greensboro area…today i happened to stumble upon Slow Turn Studios, this shop produces some gorgeous handmade notebooks, (like the sherri book above).  i can’t

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the process

i love to experiment with new things, the creative process for me is one that is constantly evolving. some of my new favorite creations are developed with alcohol inks. this medium is really great as it bridges the painter and the jeweler in me and what turns out will always

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