Since I’ve been home I’ve been catching up on shows I missed. One of them was Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution. After watching Z eat french fries all week I was ready to fight to get her to eat some decent food. I just had to convince her father not to give in. He’s great at [...]
Category Archive for 'Jewelry'
I’m back. I wrote a few posts that flat out refused to post while on vacation so I’ll post them over the next few days. The big tourist thing to do here is buy jewelry. We did two days. of jewelry looking. I have a weird problem. I have a guy just dying to buy [...]
I made this necklace this weekend. It ended up just a bit longer than choker length. I was planning something more involved but I somehow misjudged how long to cut my beading wire and had to improvise. The picture is blurry because it is a scan.
Bead for Life is a group of Ugandan women who make beads and jewelry out of magazine paper. Recycling, women’s sustainable development, and jewelry all in one shot. Check it out. Here are my latest earrings. They are made out of buttons. I just clipped off the shanks and glued them onto earring backs.
Here are two things I made this morning. I went to another craft store last night. I didn’t want to seem too needy by going back so quickly to the first store. Today’s earrings – The second thing I tried was a set of prayer beads. This was hard because I’m horrible at tying knots [...]