Tag Archives: mixed media

There is Always a Solution!!!

At times, working through the design process creates beautiful surfaces, but the back is less than desirable for a finished item. In some instances, this can be remedied by adding a backing of textured clay, silk screening etc.  When the … Continue reading

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From All Angles

For several years, I have been collecting ‘interesting’ cocktail napkins for use in a variety of applications…typically as a focal design.  After completing the transfer design process for these earrings, the backs needed something that would complement the front without … Continue reading

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Playful or Controlled

It is amazing how a minor tweak with an accent bead can move a necklace with identical components from controlled to playful. I have been eager to try a mix of ‘rock’ beads with the sea urchin spikes. Initially, I … Continue reading

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Experiments & Samples

As I mentioned in an earlier post, the studio doubles as a guest bedroom. In early August, my son and his family came for their annual beach vacation. So, the studio was the domain of my teenage grandsons for eight … Continue reading

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Off to the Publisher

My latest blog post was postponed because of the holidays and a January 15th deadline for the summer issue of Belle Armoire Jewelry. While I can’t reveal the specifics, the photo is a sneak preview of the items that were submitted. I … Continue reading

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Live Does Interfere!!!

YIKES!!! Since we last met, there has been a hurricane, foot surgery, the fall show and Thanksgiving. While there has been plenty going on in the studio, I just couldn’t wrap my head around blogging…sorry!!! Pastels seem to be the rage … Continue reading

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Price Points & Neck Sizes

The idea of the Dots and Dashes collection grew out of the realization that I needed lower price points and adjustable neck sizes at the Charleston Crafts gallery. Our customers are eager to purchase from local artists and they come in … Continue reading

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