etsy listings feed to Google Base

October 18, 2008

I managed to successfully upload my listings for all three of my etsy stores into Google Base tonight. There’s a very informative thread in etsy Forums: Just follow their step by step instructions. They have an entire blog about it: Use the google base formatter and download your bulk feed XML file. You’ll […]

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October 15, 2008

adding photos to flickr

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S and T Creations – Beautiful Handmade Artisan Jewelry

October 10, 2008

When style and flair combine with quality and value everyone wins. That’s why it’s such a pleasure to feature the unique jewelry creations of S and T Creations, a developing jewelry design company located in Jeffersonville, Indiana. The prolific artistic team of Saundra and Teri of S and T Creations is always busy churning out […]

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Make Your Own Fine Gauge Headpins

September 26, 2008

Thanks to my cyber Sis and fellow eSMArts member Carlotta (of CarlottaP on etsy) who straightened me out on the fundamentals of creating my own sterling silver ball end head pins. Shown above is my first batch created using 26 gauge wire. Now handmade 26 gauge sterling silver ball end headpins may not sound exciting, […]

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Canadian Bead Oasis Show

September 22, 2008

We just attended our very first Canadian jewellery show, which happened to be the fifth annual Canadian Bead Oasis Show held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre September 19 – 21. This bead expo featured over 50 artisans and suppliers and here are a few of the highlights as I see things.It was very interesting […]

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On getting settled, emptynesters & downsizing

September 17, 2008

My life has been in total disarray for at least a month now, but we’re beginning to feel slightly settled in to our new home. This move meant even more downsizing, so we still haven’t found places for all our “stuff”! But at least we’ve recognized that we can’t keep everything and we’re slowing working […]

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Newest gemstones

September 10, 2008

My gemstone order from India has arrived and some of my latest acquisitions are pictured above. At our SassyDLite shoppe I feature high quality semi precious and precious gemstones in rather modern and sleek pieces that are perfect for everyday, casual and office wear. But at my flagship shoppe called GahooleTree, designs run to the […]

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I Love Glass

July 30, 2008

After a two day introduction to lampworking I’m convinced that glass is the medium for me. Plans are underway to install a glass studio. Well, the plans are being constructed in my mind. I’m still wrestling with a few minor details. Where will I get an extra $1000 for a good kiln? How will I […]

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Amazing Boro Beads

July 24, 2008

I’m in love with the boro bead creations of Jacquelyn Rice of C.N.Y Glass Studio and this necklace and bracelet ensemble might just become one of my favorite pieces to wear. I searched high and low for the perfect complement for these recent blue topaz finds and I was overjoyed when these three beads arrived […]

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a new slideshow

July 18, 2008

Free MySpace slideshows, photo and video editing at Watching this I realize just how much effort and time I’ve invested in honing my craft this past ten months. Wow, even I’m thinking “what a weird mixture of styles, materials and techniques!”. Yet it was time well spent. And each session once I gather my […]

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