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22¢.  That’s a price I can get excited about!  This metal washer was only 22¢ so a handful cost less than a gallon of gas! One of the ways I found to help myself play was to use things from the hardware store.  They’re often cheap…like today…I can get as many I could possibly want, and [...]

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  I’m trying my hand at jewelry for the 4th Annual Handmade Holidays blog hop!   There’s lots of inspiration so be sure to check it all out including the fabulous giveaway from the very generous sponsors!! If I’m making something, it usually involves a bit of color and this necklace is no exception!  These may [...]

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Where’s the rainbow?  Where’s the lime green or hot pink?  Not in this post! It is all neutrals as I use some UTEE and molds from Kari McKnight Holbrook to make some easy charms. Disclaimer: I am not a jewelry master, so feel free to laugh at my clumsy wire wrapping for making the loops in [...]

Welcome to the 2nd Artsy Fartsy Friendly Fun! Check  out the post here for a full explanation of Artsy Fartsy Friendly Fun.   Maria McGuire and I had a phenomenal time exploring the Beadniks store in the Mall of America last week.  We both bought all sorts of chains, wires, tools, and beads.  Our challenge [...]

A long weekend in Phoenix at Creative Escape renewed my soul!  The whole southwest vibe mixed with 2 visits to the spa, GREAT friends, and artistic scrapbooking fun made for a wonderful trip.  This necklace was made thanks to the charm swap!  Loved how all the different charms together made such a treasure.