Crafting Updates!

A lot has happened since my last post in April, 2015. I developed some serious chronic pain issues that have hopefully, finally been resolved by a recent surgery. I am now trying to get back into the swing of things, but have been brainstorming on what those "things" should look like. A few years ago, … Continue reading Crafting Updates!

“Happy Kits 4 Kids” Brings Cheer to Young Hospital Patients

by Loura Lawrence Four years ago I was stuck in bed for several months. To give my hands and mind something to do during that time, I revisited my childhood passion of beading by making little window charms out of a broken mobile I loved. Those little sun catchers really cheered me up! I enjoyed … Continue reading “Happy Kits 4 Kids” Brings Cheer to Young Hospital Patients

C&S Spotlight Series: On Stones

*All photos in this post were taken by me, and feature items that have sold, or are available for sale. You will find a fair amount of gemstone jewelry in my shop. I love the textures, the patterns, the colors, even the weight of the stones. No two are exactly alike; they are all "handmade" … Continue reading C&S Spotlight Series: On Stones

C&S Spotlight Series: On Buttons

My Spotlight Series highlights some of my favorite materials and techniques. Stay tuned! What better way to tell a story than with buttons? Buttons have a very long history which you can read more about here and here, and I love their colors, details, and the stories they must know. I have an older-lady friend … Continue reading C&S Spotlight Series: On Buttons