A goal I set for myself is to feature a Birthstone article and new piece of jewelry in my Blog each month. If you get my Month in Review Newsletter, you read about my goals for this year. The Birthstone project is one of the opportunities Victor Charles talks about that I’m grabbing this year.
Category: Journal Inspiration
Today’s quote is “Too much of a good thing is wonderful” -Armistead Maupin (It’s also attributed to Mae West and Liberace) Are my new beads too much? Read on to see how I ran my best friend into an airplane with her wheelchair!
I have chronic pain. It’s morning. I’m awake – again. I’ve slept a few hours in a semi-upright position because my body doesn’t lay flat. Nor will it bend to a full 90 degrees. I can’t get up yet, but I have to go to the bathroom. I take an oxycontin to help move some of the pain to the back burner. And I wait.
I have many dreams. Today’s quote is “I dream of things that never were and say, ‘Why not?'” by Robert Fitzgerald Kennedy. Jewelry-making wasn’t on my “What I Want To Be When I Grow Up” list.
I thought I’d look at coming jewelry trends for 2018. Cuff jewelry is anticipated to be a hit here in the US next year! It’s kind of my specialty. I love making them! Take a look at four I made this year.
I remember the first piece I made of polymer clay. I saw a pin on Pinterest that inspired me. So I set to work. I put in a little sterling silver tree charm and an orange and green glass bead and began creating vines, swirls, and leaves around them. But I didn’t know when to stop!
I have a warrior spirit. I have to use it quite often making jewelry. In fact, I’m working on a custom bracelet now that I started months ago. I made one, but I neglected to ask the customer if she’d mind pearls in it. She did. She was my first Custom Jewelry customer. I’m learning.
My son gave me a new Journal today entitled “Be Inspired.” It has quotes on each page. Its a diverse collection of quotes by people such as Milton Berle, Vincent van Gogh, Lao Tzo, and Julie Andrews. I’m looking forward to…