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Funfetti Rainbow Sprinkles Bangle Bracelet

Funfetti Rainbow Sprinkles Bangle Bracelet

Take your favorite cupcake flavor with you everywhere with this funfetti bangle, embedded with real rainbow sprinkles. The bangle is made of a hard-curing resin, meaning that it’s very durable and will hold its shape over time. This would make a great gift, birthday or otherwise, for funfetti lovers, or anyone who loves bright brilliant […]

Posted in: Jewelry
Upcycled Spoon and Resin Drop Earrings

Upcycled Spoon and Resin Drop Earrings

Both pairs of earrings seen here are made from upcycled miniature spoons. After bending the spoons into pendants, I filled them with clear epoxy resin and inclusions. One pair is embedded with pink Himalayan sea salt, and the other is embedded with green tea, dried hibiscus, and dried blue mallow flowers. Securely hung on stainless […]

Posted in: Lampwork
Small Upcycled Brass Hinge Drop Earrings with Glass Beads

Small Upcycled Brass Hinge Drop Earrings with Glass Beads

These adorable little earrings are made from small upcycled brass hinges and gold earring findings (lever back). Pick your favorite–there is a slightly longer version with blue-green lampwork beads, and a shorter version with tiny iridescent indigo glass beads. The hinges may look heavy, but these earrings are actually super light and comfortable to wear, […]

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Blackberry Scented Soy Candle in Large Ornate Vintage Glass Bowl

Blackberry Scented Soy Candle in Large Ornate Vintage Glass Bowl

I immediately fell in love with this beautiful vintage glass serving bowl. It’s also perfect for a layered candle like this one. The layers create visual interest as the candle burns. The light pink surface gives way to a lovely violet color, which then gives way to a rich magenta. The blackberry scent is absolutely […]

Posted in: Candles
Mixed Metal Upcycled Hex Nut Pendant Necklace

Mixed Metal Upcycled Hex Nut Pendant Necklace

This geometric industrial-style pendant is made from three upcycled hex nuts: one small and brass, one matte steel, and one shiny steel. The pendant is attached to a gold-plated filigree bail and hung on sheer black and white ribbons, and finished with a gold-plated findings and a gold-plated easy-to-open lobster clasp. The necklace length is […]

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Bronze Chain and Natural Sea Glass Statement Necklace

Bronze Chain and Natural Sea Glass Statement Necklace

Sea glass looks beautiful with just about everything but I think it goes especially well with bronze, like in this chain necklace. Maybe it’s that they both tend to look somewhat worn (in a good way). Anyway, this necklace features four pieces of genuine natural sea glass (2 white, one pale green and one pale […]

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Blue and Green Ombre Genuine Sea Glass Statement Necklace

Blue and Green Ombre Genuine Sea Glass Statement Necklace

Made with variegated shades of genuine natural sea glass, strung with silver bails on a chain with silver filigree beads, finished with a silver plated toggle clasp. Gorgeous statement piece–looks great worn casual or dressy! Product URL: https://www.etsy.com/listing/530418040/blue-and-green-ombre-genuine-sea-glass

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Upcycled Hex Nut Pendant Necklace with Pearls and Gold Beads

Upcycled Hex Nut Pendant Necklace with Pearls and Gold Beads

The pendant for this quirky necklace was made with two large upcycled hex nuts, filled with pearls, gold and silver beads, and a clear coat of epoxy resin. It is strung on sheer black ribbon with two delicate gold bails and finished with a gold lobster clasp. This piece is a special favorite of mine–reminds […]

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Genuine Natural Sea Glass Stud Earrings

Genuine Natural Sea Glass Stud Earrings

I recently came upon a whole bunch of gorgeous natural sea glass and have been totally obsessed by it (read: wayyy more sea glass jewelry to come!). I love the organic shapes of natural sea glass, so I chose not to grind these down; thus, each stone is totally unique and in its natural ocean-weathered […]

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Teal Dipped Chunky Chain Necklace

Teal Dipped Chunky Chain Necklace

This close-fitting necklace is made with four links of brass chain, “dip” painted with teal enamel, and strung on sheer black ribbon with a magnetic silver clasp. I love this piece because it makes such an interesting contrast between the industrial-feeling chain, the delicate and feminine sheer ribbon, and the bright teal enamel. This style […]

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Genuine Natural Sea Glass Drop Earrings

Genuine Natural Sea Glass Drop Earrings

I recently came upon a gorgeous batch of genuine, natural sea glass, and I was lucky enough to have several pairs of stones similar enough to make earrings! While some sea glass stones are ground down into smooth geometric shapes for jewelry, I prefer the organic edges and curves of natural sea glass; thus, these […]

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Coffee Mug Embedded with Coffee Beans

Coffee Mug Embedded with Coffee Beans

I love using food in decorative ways; so many of the things we eat are aesthetically beautiful in addition to being tasty! And coffee beans, to me, are one of those foods. So, I came up with the idea of embedding layers of coffee beans into the bottom of an actual coffee mug. I wanted […]

Posted in: Housewares