Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Rain drops on roses, and whiskers on kittens...

"Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens!
Brown paper packages tied up with strings;
These are a few of my favorite things!"


Ahh, I love that song! So, last night I had a big hankering to watch that movie and I did. :) I love the beginning, but when it gets into the war part, yawn, big yawn! I think it should end right after they get married.


However, there is a point to this blog, even though it currently seems otherwise. I wanted to put up some of my old photography pictures from last year, but since I did not have a blog last year they shall be old ones now.

I make frequent visits to my friend Ashley's house who lives in little ol' Fountain Town, and I love Ft. Town. Everything is so old and creepy, but in a cute antiquey kind of way.


That's Ashley's cat up there, and a wild rose in her garden.
Oh!! In fact, my header on here was even taken in Ft. Town.
That's me on the train tracks. :)

look familiar?


Well, here's to amateur photography! I just love snapping pictures for the fun of it. I see something beautiful and I try as best I can to capture it. My aim is to inspire and be inspired.


Have a lovely day! [if you're not, then.... "Simply remember your favorite things...And then you won't feel so bad!"] :)


with love,

Monday, April 27, 2009

more cutesy stuff in the etsy site

So my sister is basically a crafty genius. She did some more flea-marketing and found some not so adorable stuff and turned it into precious-ness.

This wall plate is actually made entirely of wood. It was plain and wood colored when Rach bought it, but she brought it home and turned it into this! She used acrylic paints in a cute pastel theme. I absolutely love it! I wanted to keep it, but she said no. :)


J'taime Paris!
Here's the other little gem she found. We have this thing for owls. I guess it kind of started with my mom back in the day. She collected owl stuff and we still have some of her relics around the house from the 70s.
But Rach found this plain wood owl and once again worked her magic. Using acrylic paints in the same pastel theme as the Eiffle Tower plack she made a little cutesy masterpiece.
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with love,

Sunday, April 12, 2009

My Tambourine Man

I am in love with this man. I don't care what anyone says, I love his voice along with his lyrics. I've been on a real Bob Dylan kick lately; I don't know what it is, but his music soothes me. I really want to see that movie that came out a while ago that was like kind of a tribute to him even though he's still living. It's called "I'm not there." Rachel saw it and said it was pretty good. If Bobby D. wasn't so old, I would gladly marry him and have babies with him in a heartbeat. He's just one of those rarities in life that has stood the test of time. He's classic, and he's even in my goddamn U.S. history book. He may be an aquired taste, but I think everyone should at least try to enjoy some Bob Dylan. It would do the world some good.
Haha, so I've got to entangle my jewelry ideas into this blog post somehow. I'm actually considering making a Bob Dylan inspired necklace along with some other classics such as: Buddy Holly, Kurt Vonnegut, Andy Warhol, you know, all the cool old farts. Rach and I have some tiny thumbnail sized picture frame charms. I think we could incorporate something pretty cool into some necklaces that way.
yours truly,

Saturday, April 11, 2009

New Necklace Arrivals!

Here they are! The necklaces you've been waiting for! I call this one the Free Wheelin' necklace.

This is the one I had trouble with. The freakin' magnet beads just didn't work out so I had to take them off. But I think it looks pretty good as is. I call it the Silver Bliss necklace. Birdies and trees, feathers, and pretty beads. What could be better?
with love,

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Etsy Originals

"A little birdy told me..." necklace
Consists of a precious vintage birdy charm my sister found at a flea market.
I added the feather charm and hand-crafted the chain out of wire and mix-matchy beads.


Eleanor Revamped vintage necklace
This is one of my favorites. It also consists of some good flea-market finds by the lovely miss Rachel. :) I took the charm off of the one antique necklace and used the Marvella beads from the other one. Mash them together and we get this adorable vintage-love child necklace!


Black and Gold necklace

This elegant Black and Gold necklace is entirely handmade, even the diamond pendant. We used a special recipe to make the bead and then baked it to create the stone like pendant. Then painted it gold. :)

For all these and original artwork and nicknacks please visit me and my sister's store at:
I'm hoping to have some new jewelry up soon so I'll keep you posted. Also if you have any ideas that you would like to see brought to life feel free to request a type of necklace or earings or anything! I'd be happy to fulfill any custom orders for you!
with love, from your favorite little jewelry crafter...

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Vague Thoughts

There were a lot of things going through my mind today. I finally saw the curious case of Benjamin Button and it was pretty intriguing. It made me think a lot of my grandma who has altziemers disease. It's just so weird the similarity between birth and death. There's that perfect time right in the middle, the prime of your life, but it only lasts so long. And then everything goes down hill again. You spend your whole life waiting to grow up and then you grow old. I've spent most of my life wishing I was 18, to make my own decisions and get away from my mother. Now that 18 is only 3 months away, it's getting a little scary. I'm not so sure I want to grow up anymore. I'm afraid it'll pass me by and I won't make anything of it or of myself. I guess everyone gets this feeling sometime in their life. And then I see my grandmother, she doesn't even know who she is anymore. She has no clue what's going on around her. She can't even look back and recollect on her life. She doesn't remember. I think that would be the worst. Worse than not making anything of your life--not remembering it. Too bad we can't just freeze time in the perfect moments, the ones where everything is just how it should be. The ones where you wouldn't change a thing. But no matter how perfect any moment is, no matter how well we plan on remembering it, even your memory isn't always safe.

Friday, April 3, 2009


So I decided to put another social networking site under my belt. has just been added to the list. Basically, I just wanted to expand my horizons, but also I wanted to shamelessly whore me and my sister's etsy site:
I hate the feeling of a new social networking site, you just have to get used to it, but it never fits right at first. So I'm trying to get used to Just ignore this post, because I really don't know what I'm doing yet.