It’s Springtime and…

Flowers are blooming everywhere…even in my studio!  These four collections of polymer clay flower and butterfly shaped components have so many possibilities! Each component has a subtle matte iridescence that does not show up in the photos…they truly are...

I Know…

I said in my last post that the tutorial for the Geometric “Color Play” Square Drop Earrings would be available in a day or two, but stuff happens, life gets in the way, the dog ate my homework (just kidding!).  Well, the tutorial and beading kits are now...

A Natural Progression…

I love to make earrings!  They work up quickly and they are a great way to experiment with color.  Having created geometric warped square earrings and a recent series of geometric “Color Play” earrings in triangular and pentagonal shapes, I decided that...

A New Publication!

When I had first purchased my “Now That’s a Jig” wire-working tool at the Bead and Button show in 2015, I made a bracelet that I titled “Climbing Roses Bangle” and wrote a tutorial for it.  The bracelet was composed of a looped steel wire framework that to me...

The Fruits of My Labor…

I do love making polymer clay beads…especially beads that look very old, if not ancient! These are beads that I made last week. I had run out of the faux amber, turquoise, and coral beads used in my “Tibetan Inspired Beaded Rope Necklace” kit and needed to make more,...

Another Take on Color…

Finding color combinations derived from nature was the topic of my previous post.  But there are so many other places one can find color inspiration as well.  While browsing a magazine I came across a page that possessed wonderful tropical color combinations! Colors I...

Confused about Color?

You are not alone….many people have difficulty selecting colors.  They are in a quandary as to which colors compliment or contrast with one another.  I’ve been blessed with an “eye” for color and  thankfully, it has never been a problem for me....