Art journal

Art Journal | Poppies

For a while now, I've wanted to incorporate poppies in my art journaling. A gel-print background of sky and grass, and a poppy or two in the foreground. But as it happens, there are days when things just don't work, and every time I tried my hand at poppies, it seemed like it was one… Continue reading Art Journal | Poppies

Miscellaneous · Mixed media

Jewelry Box

Since I barely managed to finish my quota of last month's PCA courses, I decided to start early this time. 😀 Teresa's course is about beautifying a wooden jewelry box using painting, silkscreening, decoupage and resin. Amongst all PCA projects I've worked on so far, the lack of materials where I live is most evident… Continue reading Jewelry Box

Beads · Buttons

Paper button

Wow, it's been a month since my last post! I've not been making much jewelry these days, so the pause in my jewelry blogging is inevitable. 🙂 I've mostly been working on one or two personal programming projects, and on my knitting. One piece of jewelry I did make recently was a paper button for… Continue reading Paper button

Charms · Jewelry · Keychains · Ornaments

Paper bead bunch keychain

Yay, paper beads are back in my jewelry-making! I spent some time recently making paper beads. I used some junk-mail paper for these. I didn't really have any sizes in mind, I just wanted to make two sets of beads -- one set smaller than the other. I cut rectangles from the paper, 4 of… Continue reading Paper bead bunch keychain

Earrings · Jewelry

A makeover

I had these two large beads with various etched amorphous patterns on them, which I'd set aside to make simple earrings -- by which I mean just stringing a head-pin through each of them, making eye-loops at the top, and attaching findings. I set to work on the first one. Just when I finished making… Continue reading A makeover