Tag Archives: handmade gifts

SHOP SMALL BUSINESS CYBER MONDAY

IT’S CYBER MONDAY but you can still shop small business. Etsy is just the place to find unique handmade and vintage items right from the comfort of home. Try my shop to find some unique recycled beach glass jewelry as well as a supply of beach glass, lucky stones and jet gemstones to create your […]

KAYAK FISHING IN CEDAR BAY

SO MUCH FUN TO BE HAD IN CEDAR BUY, ONTARIO! THIS WAS A BLACK AND WHITE PHOTO THAT “CAUGHT” MY EYE. I ASKED THE PHOTOGRAPHER (SHE SAYS SHE’S AMATEUR BUT I THINK NOT!!) FOR PERMISSION TO TRY A PENCIL SKETCH OF THE SCENE. THE PENCIL SKETCH IS 9″ X 12″ ON 140LB. CANSON WATERCOLOR PAPER. […]

MY COTTAGE IN GREEN TURTLE CAY

WE VISITED GREEN TURTLE CAY IN THE BAHAMAS SEVERAL YEARS AGO. “DOWNTOWN” WAS A MISHMASH OF POVERTY AND ?WEALTH? THIS HOME WAS ONE OF THE NICER ABODES ON THE SEA BUT THERE ARE MANY AROUND IT THAT ARE NOT SO LUCKY. OFTEN STRUCK BY HURRICANES IN THE ISLANDS, PEOPLE PUT UP WHAT THEY CAN JUST […]

SITTING ON THE PORCH

I STARTED THIS PAINTING IN THE SUMMERTIME BUT NEVER FELT “GOOD” ABOUT IT. WHEN I PICKED IT BACK UP THOUGH, IT STARTED TO TAKE SHAPE AND RIGHT NOW I CAN SEE MYSELF SITTING ON THAT ROCKING CHAIR ON THE PORCH ENJOYING THE SUNSHINE! OF COURSE. A 58 DEGREE DAY IN BUFFALO, NY IN MID-FEBRUARY HELPS!! […]

NAUTICAL THEME BEACH GLASS NECKLACE AND EARRINGS

THIS CHOKER STYLE NECKLACE ON MEMORY WIRE FEATURES A SHARD OF RARE MAGENTA LAKE ERIE BEACH GLASS WITH ANCHOR AND NAUTICAL WHEEL CHARMS.  SHADES OF PURPLE GLASS BEADS ADORN THE NECKLACE AND SILVER SAILBOAT BEADS COMPLETE THE NAUTICAL THEME. THE SET COMES WITH MATCHING SILVER ANCHOR EARRINGS. BUY THIS FOR YOURSELF OR THAT BOATING ENTHUSIAST […]

PAW PRINT HEADBAND

A SILVER HEADBAND IS ADORNED WITH PINK BEACH GLASS, PINK & PURPLE GLASS BEADS AND A SILVER PAW PRINT CHARM.  SILVER WIRE WRAPPED WITH ADDED SILVER BEADS TOO! GREAT UNIQUE GIFT FOR THAT DOG LOVER ON YOUR CHRISTMAS LIST! PURCHASE TODAY FOR $20 BY USING MY CONTACT PAGE OR CLICK ON THE “VISIT OUR ETSY […]

PAW PRINT EARRINGS

THESE PAW PRINT EARRINGS INSPIRED BY MY FRIEND SARAH FROM HOMESPUN BY SARAH FOR THE DOG LOVER ON YOUR CHRISTMAS LIST!  I MADE THEM WITH PINK, AQUA AND PURPLE GLASS BEADS: MORE PAW PRINTS AVAILABLE FOR YOUR CUSTOM ORDER.  HOW ABOUT A HEADBAND, THUMB RING OR BARRETTE  INCLUDING BEACH GLASS AND GLASS BEADS! PURCHASE TODAY […]