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Monday, November 21, 2011
Hands-on Review: Vintage Spoon Jewelry

Today, I am reviewing a spoon bracelet made by artist Dan Kemp of Dank Artistry. Vintage silverware is absolutely beautiful and Dan has used the variety and intricacy of design to his advantage to make some really unique pieces. I have seen spoon rings before but this is the first time I have seen a bracelet. The bracelet was smooth and comfortable to wear.I thought it might feel too heavy but it was a comfortable weight. Unknown to Dan, the review bracelet is the exact same pattern of …

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Friday, June 17, 2011
New Ways To Use Silly Bandz

See this cute little girl. Here she is wearing just a small portion of the silly bandz that live in our house. The craze hit us hard last spring and summer. I would like to say that we don’t always fall for the latest and greatest but silly bandz seemed relatively harmless and are very inexpensive. Of course, the craze has passed. They still wear them on occasion but mostly I just find them in random locations around the house. My first instinct was to just toss them …

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Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Etsy Feature: Upcycled Jewelry From Jessie Katz

Meet Jessie Katz, a formally trained artist and graphic designer from Nyack, New York. Among her many artistic endeavors, Jessie crafts creative and trendy jewelry from recycled and repurposed materials. The materials she uses include: plastic gift and credit cards, vintage and broken jewelry, scrap wood and more. The necklace she shared with us is crafted from a piece of scrap wood left from her Dad building the neck of an octave mandolin. The handmade necklace is beautiful, unique and well-made. We love the story behind it too! …

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Thursday, June 2, 2011
Hands-On Review: Zulugrass Jewelry from The Leakey Collection

For the last few weeks I have been wearing this elegant Zulugrass jewelry. I must admit that when I first heard of jewelry made from grass, I thought that it would look primitive or rustic. I was wrong and pleasantly surprised at the elegance and beauty of this jewelry. It is versatile and can be worn with your best dress or your favorite jeans. The strands are light and comfortable to wear. The single strands can be worn in a variety of ways from a …

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Etsy Feature: Upcycled Skateboards

Where do old skateboards go when they die? If Matt Mercurio has anything to do with it, they receive a new life. He recreates them into colorful jewelry and unique wall art. He was an artist and skater in his younger days while growing up in Orlando,FL. Life happened and for a time he left art and skating behind him. Then in 2006, he followed his family to Portland, Oregon. The community was filled with artists and skaters, igniting a new passion for Matt. Inspired by a few …