Watercolor is my favorite medium currently, and it’s been that way for a few years now. I love the myriad colors of paint available, the beautiful and natural bleeds you can create, and the flowy and intentionally-messy-looking outcome. So today, I’m sharing my favorite supplies! L-R: Canson Mix Media paper, water brush, round paintbrush, Brea … Continue reading My Favorite Watercolor Calligraphy Supplies
Today’s post is a big announcement - I added a new product to my Etsy shop that I am incredibly excited about and want to share with you! I am pleased to announce that stickers of my original Kawaii frappé design are up for sale on my shop! I mean, how cute are they? Let’s … Continue reading New Product Announcement!
For this installment of the Jewelry 101 series, I will talk about the tools that I have and what each is best used for. Spoiler alert, it’s tiny pliers. Pliers are most often used with wire, so full disclosure, it’s been awhile since I have used some of mine because I don’t do much with … Continue reading Jewelry 101: Tools, or What Are All These Pliers For?
At the time I’m publishing this post, we’re in a pandemic, which is finding many of us unemployed and spending more time at home. While there’s no better time to start a new hobby, they can be expensive and add up quickly. I’ve rounded up five crafting hobbies with low startup costs that you can … Continue reading Five Affordable Crafting Hobbies Under $30 to Start Today
‘Findings’ is one of those ‘industry terms’ that I had never heard of before, so I thought it would be helpful to give a little overview for others like me. In a nutshell, ‘findings’ is an umbrella term for all the little ‘connector’ pieces that you need to make a complete piece of jewelry. It’s … Continue reading Jewelry 101: WTF are Findings?