Leaves

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I’ve been playing with this leaf shape again. I love organic shapes. Tonight I’m going to try making a star.

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Moonstone

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I’m learning to make earrings!  I finally got to use my pretty moonstone nuggets from Robyn Parrish’s Etsy shop,  The Paris Carousel.

The Studio Table Online Collaboration

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In early August, we began gutting our home, and everything went into storage.  After three weeks, I started having craft time withdrawals. I unpacked “a few things” and set up a temporary studio in the basement. It’s damp and cold down here, and spiders keep dropping into my hair.  All the discomforts disappear when I drift off into my creative zone.

When I see pictures of pristine studios on Pinterest, I tend to get jealous.  I came across Seth Apter’s online challenge on his blog, The Altered Page, to show a picture of your studio in it’s realistic, messy glory.  So here it is: my chaotic kingdom.  I love every inch of my basement corner, from the dusty floor, to my boyfriend’s giant Pabst Blue Ribbon posters. Things get done here:)

If you want to check out other studios, or join the collaboration, check out Seth’s post http://thealteredpage.blogspot.com/2014/09/studio-table-reveal.

Recycled Ribbon

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I love recycled sari ribbons, but when I need something quick I usually buy ribbon at a craft store and trim the edges. These earrings are wrapped in the trimmings I cut off from wired ribbon. I made these to match my green and gold necklace.