Hey there, lovers of the Juicy Jools! Hope all has been going well for you. I have been hard at work, making gorgeous things. This time around, it’s eyeglass chains. I really like the idea of eyeglass chains – keeping your reading glasses with you, instead of having to re-trace your steps to remember where… Continue reading Leaning Into Whimsy
Hey Juicy Jool Lovers! Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which means that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are hot on its heels. I’m getting a jump on that retail madness by having a sale on my site right now, 15% off everything and free shipping on orders over $25.00. When I say “everything”, I… Continue reading Winter Sale at Juicybeads Jewelry!
So, I’m in California, and today we’re supposed to have power blackouts all across the state, I guess, and there’s nothing like planned power outages to remind you how much you rely on electricity. I might be the only thing in this house not hooked up to the wall in some way, recharging or being… Continue reading Astrology – What’s It Good For?
I love the zodiac. I’d always been interested in astrology, because of the way certain behaviors are examined and defined. I always thought it was kind of weird to tie behavior to individuals born in a specific time frame, but I meet people, find out their sign, and then I see those traits in them,… Continue reading New! Zodiac Charm Bracelets
Hey, hi! Hope the heat isn’t wearing you down too much, Jool Lovers! Today I want to talk a little bit about accessories, what I call Useful Jewelry. Once upon a time, I had a job that required that I wear a badge every day, not only as identification, but to get in and out… Continue reading Useful Jewelry (Or 7 Things You Can Do With A Juicybeads Lanyard)
I am one of those list-making goal-setters. I really love crossing things off a list, too. So satisfying, right? And when it’s a long list with a bunch of stuff crossed off, don’t tell me that doesn’t feel great. It makes me want to accomplish even more, just to cross ’em off. And I have… Continue reading Goals and Expectations
I want lots of rocks! I’m not sure when I became so interested in gems. I took a geology class in junior high, they let me hold rocks while explaining the Mohs scale, and that was it. I prefer translucent rocks, I just love how they look in the light, rich with color. When… Continue reading I Wanna Rock!
Hey, there, Jool Lovers! I am offering free shipping starting today and all week long at my Juicybeads Jewelry website AND over in my Etsy shop. I have a lot of lovely handmade jewelry at my website, such as these delicious pieces and more: And I will gladly ship them for free right to you,… Continue reading Free Shipping All Week Long
Making these earrings Is exactly like writing Jewelry haiku I like making earrings. I really do. It’s a chance to highlight beads that might be beautiful, but might also fade into the background because the beads around them are beautiful as well. When you make a pair of earrings, the main or largest beads are… Continue reading Making Earrings Is Like Jewelry Haiku
It’s true. I admit it. My creative energy is absolutely the boss of me. After the intense burst of creativity I felt all throughout January, I should have expected to be a little burned out, should have made a lot of notes and then took a break when I first felt creatively blocked. It might… Continue reading My Creativity Is The Boss Of Me