Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Happy New Year people!

No need to explain this post... I wish everyone a Happy New Year, may 2009 bring you health, love and happiness!

And to top that off, my newest post on Etsy!

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Well, I've been hearing all over different blogs how ArtFire is. I guess you never know what's going to make it big, so I registered today and plan to list some more things there shortly. Well, why don't YOU register on and start selling as well? They claim to have no fees so there is nothing to lose!


I posted this earlier today on my Etsy shop... and had no time to blog about it! These are the inverted version of one of my most popular designs... that I have no beads left over to make again :( Here you go!

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Monday, December 29, 2008

Ending with the right foot... or is it starting off?

Well, last days of 2008 are ahead of us. I decided to post at least 5 items before the end of the year, and I already started doing it!
These are my Damsels in Distress, check them out and leave a comment if you like!

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And these are the Jolly Ranchers in the earring world!

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Sunday, December 28, 2008

Showing some love ♥

Got my first heart on Etsy today! Yay! (And I don't even have items posted yet, ha ha, some people just like to be nice to newbies!)
Thanks HB Corner! Here's the address to their shop, my little way of saying "Thank you!" : HB Corner

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Another step!

Woo hoo! As I was verified with PayPal today, that's one step closer to the opening (finally) of the Etsy Store. Check out my badge :)
Official PayPal Seal

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Color inspiration - Leaves/Soothing blues earrings

I started a new project for myself that I refer to Color inspiration... I basically take any picture (nature, architecture, etc) and extract the main colors, then I take out the composition and then I create!

First picture I used was from iStockphoto, I searched for green and nature and I got this:

So, after a little Adobe help, I extracted these colors:

And the result were these beautiful green earrings!

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Also, I made a similar version in blue... couldn't help it!

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Starting up...

Well, I finally decided to start everything at the same time... Etsy shop ( Click here!), blog, married life. I also opened a new email account for all this craziness, so drop me a line to show your support. I just hope I have time in my day to get it all done! It's been hectic trying to make up my mind what to do (jewelry, of course), when to start (ASAP), how to do a little bit for everyone... one drop at a time!

Thanks to everyone who has supported me through thick and thin: parents, brother, my hubby :), my good friends back home (they who know who they are). I could have never done anything without you!

Monday, February 18, 2008

Survey for my fans!

* By clicking "Submit" you will be re-directed to a Bravenet website. Please click on "Continue" and then scroll down and click on "Return to Website". There is no need to subscribe to anything in order for me to get the results. Thanks so much for your time!

Help me make beautiful things!

* By clicking "Submit" you will be re-directed to a Bravenet website. Please click on "Continue" and then scroll down and click on "Return to Website". There is no need to subscribe to anything in order for me to get the results. Thanks so much for your time!

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

About me

I'm a designer by nature and nurture... I grew up in a family of artists, from ceramists to fashion designers, poets to decorators and furniture designers, so it was very easy for me to run around finding things to be creative with. Being an industrial designer, I crave to create with unusual and everyday things, investing time and mind into what later becomes an earring or a necklace, so almost everything I make, I rarely want to sell or give away :). I am self-taught in almost everything that has to do with jewelry and the like, although the help of my design classes was important to develop different techniques. Now I'm done with my second degree, interior design, and I'm happy to let you all know that I took my first jewelry design and metalsmithing course and it has broadened my design horizons.

Each of the items I make are designed uniquely every time. Surroundings are always taken into consideration, as we continuously try to use daily things I observe as inspiration. Also, each part of your accessory has been carefully chosen, selecting only supplies that I would use on my own designs... It's hard not to drool over the display tables at stores! Occasionally, pieces of vintage jewelry may be used to give each piece that unique flair that we all love.

In this blog I'll try to write about anything that comes to mind, whether it's an inspiration, a dedication or being featured by someone, I will share!

P.S. Want to know even more about me? Check out the interview made by Allover Art! I was also a featured "Curator Buys:" at Etsy Stalker's blog.

My Etsy Shop
My ArtFire Shop (in process)

Other things I belong to: