Gift Giving: “Something to Wear”

I have been known to go overboard with my gift giving at Christmas time.What can I say? My favorite part of the day is not what I personally receive, but the looks on the faces of those people to whom I give gifts. Meaningful, useful gifts that they hopefully will love. But this year, with… Continue reading Gift Giving: “Something to Wear”

Give the Gift of Craft

Each year, I pride myself on making a bunch of handmade gifts. But this year, I just haven’t had the time or the energy to do as much as I would like. I’m not the garden variety crafter who will give bath salts to every person on my list. I like to make elaborate, personal… Continue reading Give the Gift of Craft

Make Simple, Custom Jewelry for Mom’s Day

Lately, I’ve become a bit fashion obsessed — particularly vintage fashion — and with this obsession has come a newfound love of jewelry. Typically, this love would extend only as far as my ears, and the zillion pairs of earrings I have to fit any style, color or occasion. However, I’ve been trying to branch out… Continue reading Make Simple, Custom Jewelry for Mom’s Day