Author Archives: jule

Freedom! An ME/CFS Story

Today I bought an electric wheelchair and I’m overwhelmed. How is it possible to feel so many contradictory things at the same time? I cried, laughed, cried some more. The joy I felt, being able to get outside and “go … Continue reading

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#MillionsMissing

Why the hiking shoes you ask. May 25th, 2016 is dedicated to the millions of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) patients missing from their careers, schools, social lives and families due to the debilitating symptoms of the disease. ‪#‎MillionsMissing‬ and I … Continue reading

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The Upfront Gallery

Studios in the Park in Paso Robles has redesigned Gallery 9 and moved it to the entry area of the studio. It is now the Upfront Gallery and is host to a multitude of unique designers and artists (yeah, I am there … Continue reading

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Spring awakenings

Ahhh, the sight of vibrant flame colored poppies and sunshine stained mustard abounds throughout the Central Coast. Spring has definitely sprung! Here are a few hand painted odes to spring of my own!

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Green Green Green!

It is a verdant and lush paradise throughout the Central Coast of California! Thought I’d share a few photos taken by my lovely husband, Steve:  

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I am a Reader

Books are a lifeline, a journey through our imagination to other places, times and adventures, so it’s shocking and sad when you realize how many people can’t afford to buy them. Jenny Lawson, The Bloggess, has created a Booksgiving where … Continue reading

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Winter Scenes

Yes, California is getting rain, lovely rain! The hills are a verdant green, the skies change daily from a vibrant blue to cozy up clouds and rain falling in crazy chaotic drops, with gusts of wind to liven things up. I … Continue reading

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Holiday Show!

Yep, the holiday season is approaching fast and getting ready for it takes advanced preparation. So to help everyone out I’d thought give y’all a sneak peak at the Handcrafted for the Holiday Show coming up at Studios on the Park in … Continue reading

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Sparkle for the holidays!

It’s November and the holiday madness begins! Enjoy it with the brilliance of a multitude of sparkling gemstones, resplendent geodes, and intricate chainmaille. Time to shimmer and gleam with tourmaline, amethysts, moonstones, chrysoprase, morganite, ametrine, labradorite and many more gems and agates of all hues! … Continue reading

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Maxfield Parrish Days

Here are some hand painted and embossed necklaces to echo the continuing magnificent days and nights we have had! (let’s not talk about the insane drought we’ve been having…)      

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Beauty in the Romance

For some reason, the brilliant summer sunlight, the vibrant hummingbirds in the yard, and the intensely blue skies with sunsets that defy the imagination all remind me strongly of Maxfield Parrish’s  romantic and dazzling artwork (click on the links to see his … Continue reading

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Faces

I really love exploring new ways to be creative and am completely enamored of these lovely faces!  Of course my workroom  now resembles World War III -utter chaos due to the growing amount of new tools, jewelry parts, and oh so … Continue reading

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“Why do we never get an answer when we’re knocking at the door?…”

Yes, that was tease for you Moody Blues fans! So please enter new doorways with a few answers  😉 And since I am obviously a devoted Moody Blues fan, I thought I’d give y’all a Moodies break with “Question” : “Why … Continue reading

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Accio Magic Doors!

Hah, got your attention! Thought I was going to show you new jewels, and I am, but since I am knee deep in Harry Potter (how many of you just stopped reading this?…) I thought I’d pass along some impressive … Continue reading

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Through Doorways

Here we go through open doorways to new adventures! This is a new line of pendant necklaces. Each one reveals an inspirational thought. Here is a sneak peek:

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