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Trinket Dish

I'm always looking for a little something different to spice up my jewelry displays. Last year it was sun catchers. I saw these decoupage shell...
Components: scallop shell, two coats of mod podge, liquid gold leaf, paper napkin, clear spray sealer

Tree of life sun catcher

Sun catcher tree of life. It's my first time working with Square wire and half round wire. Wanted to try something different.
Components: 21 gauge square wire antique copper 21 gauge half round wire 30 gauge rose gold Kimono - Lilac mix

Sari Silk Macramé Plant Hanger

This week I wanted to do something a bit different, so I thought these plant hangers would be a nice change of pace. I've really only seen these...

Modern Flower Pots

I created these modern pots for gift giving and to spruce up my garden. You can personalize them by using your favorite colors and embellishments.

Heartfelt Garland

Felt garlands in festive colors are a quick & easy way to decorate your home for any holiday! This garland was inspired by Valentines Day- I...

Snowflakes a falling

I made 24 3.75 inch snowflakes and 10 6 inch snowflakes to add to the ones I made last for my 4 foot Christmas tree. Just like real snowflakes,...
Components: snowflake forms (LB), pearls, crystals from my stash, seed beads from my stash, 3 mm crystal eclectic blue and red teardrops from LB

Rainbow Felt Wreath Ornament

These are bright, colorful, and festive. With this color arrangement, you could leave them out all year long. This is a fun and easy project. Use...

Snow-ring Ornament

These porcelain rings are the perfect focal link for an ornament. Add a great crystal or agate focal to the the bottom and a handful of soft felt...

Holiday Felt Garland

Making garland has never been so simple. Choose from one of our fun felt mixes to make a 6' long garland perfect for your tree, mantle, or where...

O' Felt Tannenbaum

This is a cute piece that can be stood on a counter top or turned into an ornament. This felt tree can be used as a gift topper too!

Candy Cane Felt Ornament

These are simple and adorable ornaments to give as gifts and to keep few for yourself.

Glistening Snowflakes

For these snowflakes, I used crystals, Czech glass, and recycled glass. They're fun to make, and you can create endless color combinations. They...

Felt Wreath Ornament

This sweet little wreath would add charm to your tree. You could make this wreath large enough to hang on your door too! I thought the felt needed...

Retro Felt Snowflake

I wanted to try a small snowflake using non-traditional holiday colors. Make a bunch of these to decorate your packages.

Macrame Quartz Wall Hanging

A wall hanging is a great way to showcase these gemstone nuggets. I used quartz & different colors of hemp for the macrame. You can also add...

Harvest Wreath

To make these cute felt ball pumpkins, you just need a needle & thread! To make this wreath, I sewed the pumpkins together, and then sewed them...

Frosty Rivers Snowflake

I love using these snowflake frames, felt is a wonderful component to use because they are so light-weight and come in a variety colors.


A mom’s request because all of her babies are born in March. I made this to hold photos, too. A bonus she loved.
Components: 12g wire and 18g green copper wire.

What do you see?

This was a customer request that was challenging and fun to make. She likes butterflies and he likes skulls. The couple was moving in together and...
Components: 12g wire for the frame, 18g silver wire, clear glass beads for the teeth and eyes

Fish bowl

I made this for my daughter since she has a hard time keeping her pet fish alive. As a teenager, she wasn’t impressed, but I thought it was cute...
Components: 12g wire and various blue/green beads


Sweet turtle that I made for a new baby”s room.
Components: Green 18g copper wire with green bead variety

Rain Curtain Sun Catchers

The kids and I love to decorate our garden, especially the tree in the center. It gets the most attention. Why should it only be adorned at...

Alcohol Inks are my new love

Using alcohol inks on Yupo paper to create fantasy flowers.
Components: Adirondack Alcohol Inks, Tim Holtz Yupo paper

Ali 's garland

Finally getting around to trying out Ali's garland project ...the tiered tassles really are the perfect size ....I have a winter woods theme in...
Components: Tiered tassels, crystal drops, C lon thread

My Last Snoflake

My last snoflake made with LB crystals and snowflake frames. I also used some sapphire and AB clear Swarovski crystals. I decided with this one to...
Components: See above.

Another Snoflake

Another snoflake i just made with Blue Luster Crystal Teardrops and Czech Beach Glass Mercury Luster beads, snowflake frame, finial beads all...
Components: See above


I made some smaller snowflakes with LB snowflake frames, wonderful Czech beads and crystals and finished with the finial beads. I also used some...
Components: I just love the mercury finish Czech beads and crystal teardrops that LB has. I used the Moon Dust rondelles with Ivory Mercury Finish rounds on one and the Beach Glass English Cut on another.

Seaside Christmas Ornament Set

Create a beautiful set of seaside inspired ornaments.

Christmas Wreaths

A wreath to put on my tree. I had made some before and was reminded of them with Ali's wreath.
Components: 20 gauge wire, seed beads

Christmas Angels

I saw a similar angel last year on LB. I found in other decorations in the Design Gallery. Then went about making them my own to go on my tree...
Components: 20 gauge wire, seed beads, Czech glass beads

Christmas Candy Canes

I have a 4 foot tree, but needed some fillers. A fun part of Christma is candy canes.
Components: 20 gauge wire, Toho seed beads from LB

Sparkling Tannenbaum Ornament

Following on the heels of my icicle ornaments I thought to flip the design and make little Christmas tree ornaments. These are so fun to make. You...

Christmas Mantle Garland

I always want to add a little something extra to my fireplace mantle each holiday season. This is the perfect balance of sparkle and fiber :)

Crystal Tassel Ornaments

These are perfect tassels for a long necklace on chain & cord, or as ornaments!
I can't even take credit for these designs since all you need to...

Crystal Wreath Ornament

As a child, I used to make these with my grandma using beads and pipe cleaners. I decided with such lovely crystal colors, that I could update this...

Frozen Ornament

This pendant, although it will make an amazing necklace pendant was screaming to me to be an ornament this year.

Easy Crystal Snowflakes

Snowflakes are one of my favorite things to make with my kids in the winter months. They make great gifts for teachers, aunts, uncles, and...

Agate Slice Ornament

This beautiful ornament will add a touch of luxury to any tree or gift. This agate or quartz will light up under the holiday light.

Swirling Icicles

This is probably one of the easiest winter decorations to make. You will get a lot of sparkle if you use crystal, and since this type of icicle is...

Sun Catchers, Attention Getters

I made a few of these crystal sun catchers after Christmas last year and kept this idea in my head for this Fall's craft fairs. I thought they...
Components: Odds and ends of beads and components, 18 g. silver plated craft wire. Box of crystal chandelier replacement pieces.