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Congratulations and I’m **blushing**

Thank you all for coming to my birthday cupcake party. I went on Random.org and it gave me #34 for my winner. So congratulations to Michelle from Somerset Cottage! I am excited because today I am being featured by Kristen at La Dolce Vita!  Kristen is such a cute girl. She also has a really fun blog -- and she is amazingly talented! She makes the most wonderful sterling silver jewelry and … [Read more...]

Favorite Thing Wednesday: Vintage Button Pendants

I have been making more metal tag resin pendants. I used some vintage buttons from the 40's for these. It's so fun to experiment. If you would like to make some, my tutorial is HERE. And, I'm so honored to be featured as one of the bloggers today on Tip Junkie's Fashion and Style Edition. Thank you so much Laurie! There are so many fun, cool ideas there today - go on over and check it out!I hope … [Read more...]

Creative Fridays: Making pendants out of metal label holders

Hello Tip Junkie readers! I am so excited to be featured with my metal label holder pendants. How did I come up with this idea? I have been experimenting with resin jewelry for awhile. I was at the craft store getting more supplies for my resin project, when I and saw some metal label holders in the scrapbooking section -- my imagination started to whirl. Could I use make those metal label … [Read more...]

Mod Podge Mania: Decoupage Jewelry

It's Mod Podge Mania over at Xazmin's today. How could I pass up the opportunity to make something using my favorite medium? I have been thinking for awhile of ways to make jewelry using Mod Podge. After some experimenting, here is what I came up with. I made two different kinds of beads. I had some bead napkins rings that I found at Target a while ago for .25 each. I had been saving them … [Read more...]

Creative Fridays: Colorful Necklaces

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Thanks for entering my decorative plaque giveaway! *************************** It has been fun getting to know so many new friends! I haven't calculated the winner, but I will! I will post the winner tomorrow! {Here's my craft table today!} ******** I have been on a jewelry-making kick this week. I think I made 8 or 9 bracelets. Then I started making necklaces. I hope you all are doing … [Read more...]

Creative Fridays: Vintage Button Earrings!

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I am having so much fun exploring so many creative blogs. It has really inspired me to get some of my projects out and work on them! Here's what my work table looks like right now. :-) One of the things I really like is going garage sale-ing. At one of the garage sales I found a little old lady who was selling three jars of her grandmother's old buttons -- so I think some of them are really old. … [Read more...]