Weekly Photo Challenge: Shine

With the theme for the weekly photo challenge being shine, I put my newest bracelet creation under the macro lens to capture the light off of the diamond-like beads.

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

I love decorating pumpkins and I’m always on the lookout for new ideas to try out. I rounded up a few of my favorites from around the web, most can just be created with paint and some with just minimal carving. Day of the Dead Pumpkin – Courtesy of Michaels Snapchat Pumpkins – Courtesy of…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Circle

I love making beaded jewelry, but lately I’ve been in a creative rut when it comes to it. I have so many cases of beads and for the past few months I’ve just been staring at them waiting for inspiration to hit. With the theme for the weekly photo challenge being circle, I decided to…

Latkes, latkes, latkes

Happy  Chanukah! It may be coming to an end, but to me nothing says Chanukah like potato latkes also known as potato pancakes. Since I have mastered matzo ball soup, I figured it was time to move on to trying my hand at another Jewish dish and since I like to eat potato latkes, why…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Intricate

One of my favorite things about shooting macro photos, is getting to see all of the little details in an object that sometimes do not translate in other photographs. Since I make jewelry and always have an abundance of beads at my disposal, usually all of those beads at some point have my macro lens pointed…

DIY Flower Push Pins

Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to organize or DIY more? If it was than I have a simple DIY for you, flower push pins. I made a few to hang up by my desk at work and they are so simple and quick to make. Since most dollar stores sell fake flowers it…