One of my favorite shows is “How Do They Do It?” I’m so curious and intrigued by how things are designed, engineered, and made. One of my favorite episodes was about how ballet pointe shoes are made. My daughter has danced since kindergarten and I was intrigued how these shoes are made. It was fascinating. Then I saw a video about gemstones, lapidary, cutting, and polishing.
One of my favorite things to read new and exciting happenings in the world of jewelry. From new jewelry design to technology meshing with art to designer news – jewelry news is fascinating. Nature And Jewelry Design Pet? Nature? Organism? Jewelry? Yes, it is all of that around your neck. Sam Bompas and Harry Parr of Bompas & Parr are creating living jewelry. Their creation, a
With the arrival of spring and the extended daylight, it is time to spruce up the yard. Planning the vegetable garden, feeding and trimming the flowers and shrubs, and creating outdoor spaces you can enjoy throughout the year. Spaces may include cozy seating areas, lounging areas, reading niches, garden art, and entertaining. I found great DIY outdoor projects that bring a unique and personal vibe
One of my favorite things to do is rescue a cast-off piece of furniture. This hobby started when I was young. My mom would refinish furniture (when it wasn’t popular) and I became fascinated with the process. In fact, I still have the antique oak dresser with mirror that she restored for my 16th birthday. Thanks to my mom, I now rescue ugly furniture from
Recent events in the world of jewelry design is interesting, compelling, and fun. The new year is starting with technology developments in jewelry design, changes in leadership, and Design Your 3D Printed Piece SketchUp and i.materialise are throwing down a 3D Jewelry Challenge. Upload your design and share your creations. 3D Print shares more information about the SketchUp software and 3D challenge. Want to design
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Beautiful San Francisco is one of the most enticing destinations in the world. It is a stunning metropolis, steeped in culture and history. San Francisco sprang up on the western edge of the country. It was formed quickly during the California Gold Rush serving immigrants and pioneers for generations. The city has grown into an intriguing place. Beyond the classic sites, there are an abundance
I recently returned from a fantastic vacation in Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington. I traveled with my daughter to visit my friend and enjoy a mother-daughter vacation. We had previously visited Portland in the spring for a few days. This was a longer stay in the heart of downtown Portland. Rather than using just words to describe our time there, I am sharing photos of
Hi. I am Tammi - wife, mom, and small business woman. I hope to share the lovely things with you including inspiration and tips. Enjoy DIY decor projects and jewelry fashion. Cheers! Read More…