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)
Now that the summer sun is out full-force, wearing sunglasses when you’re outside is a necessity. But then it means you have to keep track of them. It’s too easy to go from out in the sun, to taking them off inside and putting them down and forgetting about them. And then you’ll spend valuable… Continue reading Magic Is Everywhere (But You Still Might Need Travel Accessories)
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
Green is one of my favorite colors to work with. It’s a very versatile color, going well with other greens, aquas, yellows, cobalt, but looks wonderful next to red, different browns, and purples too. There’s a version of green for every season, a quality not found in a lot of other colors I like to… Continue reading Gorgeous Greens from Juicybeads Jewelry!
Hey Juicy Jool Lovers! Hope all is going well for you today! I was just adding some treasures to my Etsy store, and had to give some serious thought to what I was going to call these new items. I just added this one to my shop: Okay, so: Eyeglass chain? Eyeglass holder? Beaded Eyewear… Continue reading Beaded Glasses Thingy
Greetings and salutations, Jool Lovers! In my last post, I talked about how much I love working with heart shaped beads. They make excellent pendants, and adds a little whimsical touch when used as a smaller bead. However, not all heart pendants make a good necklace. I bought this big heart at a gem show… Continue reading JuicyLove in Nature