Jan 21, 2020

wirework jewelry


Some time in my early teens I apparently found wire as a possible material for jewelry making!


In 2018 while sorting through my childhood home, a woman we hired to…

Jan 13, 2020

lace shawl

Sunset Shawl

(Brie pattern by Justyna Lorkowska)

Jan 11, 2020

This week I'm bursting with gratitude for:

  1. A husband, who chronically has a bad back, that moved a ton of stuff in boxes from one side of our garage to the other so that I wouldn't be cold or potentially hurt my back.  He also did it so California Closets could install some cabinets and organizational units, but half the stuff is mine. 
  2. A new customer that on New Year's Eve decided she was going to be…
Jan 9, 2020

Copper brooch - pierced metal


While doing some cleaning of my studio I came across my first pierced and sawn piece from copper sheet.  I remember Dawn Nakanishi

Jan 3, 2020


Field of Light at Sensario by Bruce Munro


Although I think about this nearly every day, it's been awhile since I've done a post.  Hope you all have lots to be grateful for in 2020!

Jan 2, 2020

Boho earrings

St Tropez



Why not?  One can be inspired by anything.  I have a fascination with beaches…