Sunday, December 28, 2008


This will be my last blog entry for this year. The year has gone by so fast. I’m sure everyone is making their New Year’s resolutions. Mine is to not make any. That way I can’t break them.

I would like to do some new things in the coming year. I need to be more creative, have more patience and make more jewelry to sell in my Etsy store. Trying to put one new thing in my store every day is hard to do because of the amount of time it takes to make a necklace or bracelet. I’ll keep working on that though. I just need to learn how to bead faster and also stay off the computer. Maybe make more earrings. Wow these are sounding like resolutions. I’m also looking into other ventures to start a second and third shop. I’ll keep you posted when I do.

So what are you resolutions for the coming year?

Also check out the eSMArts Team Shop for some great items. I’m sure find something there for your last purchase of the year.

I will be out of pocket for a couple of weeks starting tomorrow just in case you are wondering where I am. No blogging or putting new items in my store for a little while.

Here’s wishing all of you a healthy and prosperous New Year. May all your wishes and dreams come true. See you next year.

Sunday, December 21, 2008


My eSMArts friend, Jill Milan of Jewelry Elegance, honored me with the Kreativ Blogger Award. Thank you, Jill. I truly appreciate it.

Here are the rules for passing the award on:

1. The winner may put this award on their blog.
2. Please put a link to the person that presented you for this award.
3. Nominate 5 blogs.
4. Put links to all their blogs.
5. Leave a message for your nominees.

It's an honor to pass the Kreativ Blogger award to the following artists:

Anna Lee Husband of SassyDLite
Teri Baskett of S & T Creations
Tina Cowan of M5 Creative Corners
Lois Linquist of A Beaded Affair
Jamie Elliott of Creations by Jamie
Diane Geisel of MyGemStoneBox

Saturday, December 13, 2008


Christmas is getting closer and I know there are procrastinators out there. You can’t just wait until Christmas Eve and go shopping on the internet and hope that SANTA delivers it by Christmas Day. Unless there is really a Santa that comes down that chimney and knows exactly whether you have been bad or good and of course, what everyone wants. Right?

Most people stress out during the holidays wondering what to get each other. That’s where Etsy comes in. Men this is a great place for you to select gifts too. Wonderful handmade gifts come in all shapes and sizes, and your choices are unbelievable. Get a hot cup of cocoa, coffee or soft drink and take a spin around some of the eSMARTs stores. (I’m a member so don’t forget me.) All you have to do so is go to and go to the search button at the top. At the left, click on handmade items, tags, titles and descriptions. Then at the right, type in esmartsteam. That will take you to the handmade items of our group. There are lots and lots of choices there. But don’t wait too long or Santa might not be able to find you on Christmas Eve.

Oh, and don’t forget to go to our team shop, for more items. It helps someone in need at the same time.

Sunday, December 7, 2008


I recently put some new earrings on my Etsy site If you like dangles or drops, then check out all the earrings. I just have a few here. The Christmas tree earrings come in red or green plus an added touch of tiny gems sparkle on the red earrings.

For New Year's Eve, I thought aquamarine or amethyst crystal earrings would look great with that special outfit. I think you will certainly turn a few heads wearing these.

I also included some other drop earrings in gold or sterling silver combined with colored metal dangles. You can find a dragonfly sitting upon a garden leaf and the background is a chocolate metal dangle. For the patriotic or military person, I have the heart flag on top of red and blue metal dangles. I also just sold a pair of earrings with the State of Texas on top and denium blue and dark chocolate dangles on the bottom.

I didn't forget the dog lovers out there. Check out the dog lover's earrings. One earring says I Love Dogs and the other one has a Dawg bowl and bone. I don't think anyone will have these earrings except you. By the way, I have a dog lover's bracelet waiting for a good home.

I really enjoyed making all of these earrings and will be putting some more up in my store in the near future. So check out my shop because there might be something there just for you. Or you can always leave a little hint to Santa.