March 29, 2012
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Straighten Up – Silk Bead Cord

I use silk bead cord in some of my jewelry making. It comes in 2 meter lengths wrapped on a card. Once unraveled, the silk cord is pretty kinked up. I searched the interweb and only found recommendations for stretching … Continue reading

March 12, 2012
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Sea Glass Mobile

I have been collecting sea glass like a madwoman lately. I can’t believe how wonderfully the ocean deals with this type of human garbage. I know some sea glass aficionados claim sea glass is disappearing. That may be true for … Continue reading

March 9, 2012
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Thrift Store Score

Part of my need to create things from rubbish is fueled by trips to local thrift stores. I must say, being from the East Coast, California thrifting can be a bit pricey. I found a diamond in the rough yesterday. … Continue reading

March 6, 2012
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Salvaged Windows Turned Beautiful Display

On the way out of my neighborhood a few weeks ago I spotted some windows in a trash pile. Six old windows that needed a new home… I was fortunate and only had to trim one of the windows with … Continue reading