Tag Archives: painted and embossed

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! Advertisements

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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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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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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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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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Sapphire Day!

The sky recently has displayed so many rich and vivid shades of blues that I just borrowed  a few, mixed them with golds and bronze tints, and voila! Feast your eyes on these ladies:

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Butterflies in Flight

We live in the path of the monarch butterfly migration and are lucky enough to see vast numbers of them on the coast of central California. Though we see lots of monarchs, there have been plenty of varied colored butterflies flitting about our garden … Continue reading

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Star Goddess

Really, making a complete mess of my home shouldn’t be this much fun! I love this gorgeous vintage brass Art Nouveau Star Goddess set on a large filigree which I painted in burgundy and bronze patinas then shaped into a wearable form. Having spent hours figuring … Continue reading

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Embellished Romance

Having found another new technique to go crazy with, I am proceeding with careless abandonment and wielding my paintbrush and tools with recklessness. Beware, anyone who walks into the workroom better be prepared for flying bits of metal and paint! I have … Continue reading

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Chain Maille

So recently had a major need to up my game and do something new with my jewelry. Yep, short attention span here which means trying a variety of methods to add to the current madness. I settled on playing with chain … Continue reading

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Lovely to See You Again

I just went to a Moody Blues concert and am reveling in their wonderful music so y’all get to revel with me in their goodness! As they write on The Threshold of a Dream album: “Wonderful day for passing my … Continue reading

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“On the Threshold of a Dream”

“Take another sip my love And see what you will see A fleet of golden galleons On a crystal sea Are you sitting comfortably? Let Merlin cast his spell… Ride along the winds of time And see where we have … Continue reading

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