The Joy from Creating

For all my fellow artists and crafters… I know you know what I’m talking about when I say that it feels good to see the end product of something you have designed and created–whether it’s a photograph, a ceramic bowl, or a knit scarf. I recently finished my newest collection, Origins, for my jewelry brand. […]

Etched & Painted Brass

Hooo!!! New design… I’m very excited with how this turned out. I drew the design by hand onto the brass, etched it, and then painted the etched portions with black acrylic paint. It’s got a really interesting stamped and weathered look. So many different possibilities for etching… 😀

Too Much Stuff…

…to make, and too little time! Ever feel that way? 🙂 I just opened my fourth Etsy store (only three are currently open–I’m not THAT crazy!). I make paper art collages of animals partaking in human activities (Yellowcake Crafts), paint chubby animals in acrylic (Tea Party Animals), and now I make and sell jewelry and […]