Archives for August 2011

A Few Finished Projects

I finished up a few projects and of course (mostly buttons), I’d love to share photos of them! Button Post Earrings (See All Clammed Up Button Post Earring Tutorial) Button Post Earrings Beautiful Lace Flower (my first!) Ribbons and buttons alligator clippies (it’s driving me nuts, but I can’t find the tutorial I used for […]

What Type of Craft Glue Should You Use?

I have to admit, walking into the glue aisle at the craft store can be daunting. When I first started making jewelry, I had no idea which glue to use. The tiny bottle of Super Glue I had at home, just wasn’t cutting it when I was trying to attach bails to a pendant. Who […]

Why Go Skating When You Can Go Heeling? Heelys Review and Promo

I was contacted by Heelys to choose a pair of their skate shoes and review them. I used to see kids skating around the grocery store in what appeared to be sneakers with wheels. Pretty cool concept, eh? Well, it’s not QUITE as easy as it looks; that is, if you are anything like me–uncoordinated […]

Finally Opened My Etsy Shop!

I have been crafting and making jewelry like crazy. I finally opened my Etsy shop, just need to brush up on my Photoshop and photography skills. Another hobby/skill way down on my to-do list that just got bumped up. Only 2 items up yet, but I’m a proud mama! Check out my Etsy Shop!

Fergie Loves Avon Too!

Showing some love for my mom’s Avon business. They have an amazing Mark line! I absolutely adore everything in that catalog. If you haven’t seen it, you should really check it out! You can even have it mailed right to your door. Check out my Etsy Shop!

Back-To-School Shopping Doesn’t Need to Break the Bank

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bealls for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Most kids feel the need to completely re-vamp their wardrobes for the new school year, saying something along the lines of, “Mom, I can’t be seen in that AGAIN! That was sooo last year!” Well, one […]

Contest – Win a Free Stay at a Kalahari Resort!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kalahari® Resorts. All opinions are 100% mine. Kalahari Resorts’ Sandusky, Ohio location is having a contest where you can win a free stay (valued over $200) to stay at one of their resorts. Kalahari boasts an amusement and water park featuring and an outdoor […]

“All Clammed Up” Button Post Earrings Tutorial

I am slowly coming up with fun ways to mass-produce some cute jewelry for markets and fairs, and I decided these clams were super cute for summer. I didn’t get a chance to put up the tutorial until now, but it can be applied to any button early. Button earrings are so fun and easy! […]

Preserving Flowers and Memories

My super duper sweet boyfriend surprises me with flowers all of the time. I don’t know much about preserving them, but I decided to hang some upside down to see what would come of it. At the very least they lasted much longer. I waited until they were looking a tad droopy and sickly in […]