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My recent activities

My recent activities

My recent activities   I know I haven’t been writing on my blog lately, mainly because I haven’t made many jewelry the past few months. I did however make a few greeting cards and a few boxes. And because this is my blog I decided to include my paper crafting. You can find all my late activities in 2 separate galleries one for the greeting cards and one for the boxes I have made so far. Thanks to the Jewelry Artisans Community  1 of…

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Spring has sprung – JAC April challenge

Spring has sprung – JAC April challenge

    Spring has sprung – JAC April challenge It’s challenge time at the Jewelry Artisans Community again. The trees are leafing out, the flowers are starting to bloom and the birds are singing; Spring has sprung! It’s the favorite season for many people and to honor it, your April challenge is to make something that represents Spring.   First of all sorry that it took me this long to write this blog post, I wanted to wait because I wanted to…

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One of a kind vs. repeating a design.

One of a kind vs. repeating a design.

  One of a kind vs. repeating a design. Is what this months blog carnival from Jewelry Artisans Community is about. For me One of a kind means that you have made it only once, and when you take a look in my galeries you will see that most of my jewelry pieces are made only once. Why all my pieces are different, not only in style but also in technique and the materials I have used, well I like to try…

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Lariat – March JAC Challenge

Lariat – March JAC Challenge

  Lariat – March JAC Challenge The March  Challenge from the Jewelry Artisans Community was to make a Lariat Dawn challenged us: By popular demand, this month’s challenge is lariats. I’ve never made on, so this will definitely be a challenge for me. Looking forward to seeing your creations. Have fun! Well I have made a few before but hardly ever wear them. So this was a fun challenge to make a lariat that would be wearable too. But first of all, what is…

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Romance – Februari JAC Challenge

Romance – Februari JAC Challenge

    Romance – Februari JAC Challenge   The Februari Challenge from the Jewelry Artisans Community was to make a jewelry piece inspired by, well you can read it in the quote below.  In honor of Valentine’s Day, your challenge for February is romance. I thought that this theme would have more possibilities than a Valentine’s Day challenge which usually ends up focusing on hearts. You may create anything that has a romantic feel, whether it’s the colors, materials used, shapes or a combinations…

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Something New – JAC Challenge

Something New – JAC Challenge

Since it’s a new month and a new year, your challenge is to make something new. You can use new beads/materials, techniques, a tutorial, a color that you haven’t used before – just anything that is new to you. Something New – JAC Challenge   The challenge for Januari 2016 from the Jewelry Artisans Community was to make something new.   This is an easy one for me, because most of the times I create something it is to challenge me to…

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Time and motivation – JAC Blog Hop

Time and motivation – JAC Blog Hop

  Time and motivation – JAC Blog Hop Is what this months blog carnival from Jewelry Artisans Community is about. When reading “Time and Motivation” most people think of endurance training. Because you have to invest time and you need to be motivated to keep it up. In a way one can say that it’s the same with jewelry making. When I have time enough then my motivation is gone and when I’m motivated I don’t have enough time to play with…

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Halloween JAC challenge

Halloween JAC challenge

   Halloween – JAC Challenge   Octobers theme challenge from Jewelry Artisans Community was to be expected of course. Halloween First a short history lesson, because it is not commonly known. At least in my country most people think it’s only for dressing up and the candy.   Just for a night, we have a chance to go out in the world as someone else this weekend. What some may fail to realize this is that the holiday was not always…

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Shoulder Duster Earrings – JAC Challenge

Shoulder Duster Earrings – JAC Challenge

  Shoulder duster earrings – JAC Challenge   The August challenge (and the one for September) from the Jewelry Artisans Community was to make shoulder duster earrings. I myself always love to wear longer earrings and I have made a lot of earrings that could fit the challenge. I decided to accept this challenge and made a new pair for it, they have so much sparkle and so much movement, they are both fun to wear and to look at. Although the…

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Fiber and Mixed Media

Fiber and Mixed Media

Fiber and Mixed Media     Last month’s challenge was to create a fiber and mixed media jewelry piece. For fiber and mixed media we could use materials such as hemp, ribbon, cord, fabric, yarn, felt, shibori ribbon as well as recycled components, paper, found items, leather, glass, metal and the list goes on and on. The challenge for this month was to combine two or more materials to create a mixed media jewelry piece. The first to enter was Dawn, from Jewelry…

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