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Starfish Hairpin

By |July 14th, 2011|

First off, I have to apologize for disappearing on you guys for half a month (yikes, was it really that long?  Sorry…)  My family had a bit of a crisis, but thank God everyone is healthy and happy once again.  I was constantly thinking about getting back to my readers during my absence.  But day after day was continually filled with chaos, and I never got the chance.

I hated leaving you for so long.  But imagine my delighted surprise when I (finally) got the chance to log back on, only to see comments and followers galore.

Wow…  *Tear*

Thanks you guys… I totally needed that.  =}  Your support buoys my spirits more than you know.  Ok, let’s get on with the tutorial before I start blubbering over my keyboard.  I could just see myself shorting out my laptop.  No bueno.

Anyone who knew me as child would tell you that growing up, I was convinced that I was Ariel from Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”.  My mom was a model back in the day, and it definitely didn’t help with my delusion imagination when she had a professional mermaid costume created just for me.  There was even a phase where I refused to enter the bathtub unless I was allowed to wear my rubber flippers so I could flop around like a mermaid while bathing (Dear God, please refrain from repeating that particular behavior with my daughter).

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Coral Earrings

By |June 8th, 2011|

Ok, so I’m officially addicted to the ocean’s natural bling.  It was over a week ago that I created a charm bracelet out of coral, starfish, sand dollars and pearls, and I’ve ended up wearing it every single day. I […]

Coral & Shell Charm Bracelet

By |May 30th, 2011|

Today dawned bright, clear, and absolutely beautiful here in Laguna Beach – perfect walking weather.  The flawless blend of sapphire water and azure sky tickled my creativity into motion as I meandered through the busy streets and warm sunshine.  When […]

Leather & Organza Flower Necklace

By |May 26th, 2011|

There’s something you should know about me.  It’s one of those things that’s just NOT mentioned in my family, especially around my sweet, darling little parrot daughter.  I can clearly imagine standing in a busy line moments before Maddy decides that today is the day for me to face my ultimate humiliation…

“My mommy’s a trash digger!”

Gulp.

Yeah… It’s a problem, I know.  BUT I JUST CAN’T HELP MYSELF! Especially when my trash digging ends up looking as cute as this:

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