I thought? "What's the big deal?"
...and then it really got me thinking. Not about painting dressers, but life! Like my dresser, we all need a little change in our lives. Some do better with change than others. Some crave change (like me) and others fight it and only make changes when they are forced too.
Or the Wine Shack. Or the Jewelry Hut. Or the She Shack. Or the Shedio. Whatever the name of it, I knew I wanted to build a workshop of sorts in our backyard that would give all those things back to me and it was't long before my research and planning began. I thought I knew what I wanted until I started looking at what was out there!
I have been at this for a long time, making handmade jewelry for over 11 years now and I still love the moments best where I can sit down and just create; where time gets lost and my hands can't move fastest enough for the ideas spilling out of my brain. THOSE are the best days!
I had an "Aha Moment" yesterday. We've heard Oprah talk about those for years on her talk show...did you know I share a birthday with that amazing woman? sure do!
...But you've all heard the saying, "one (wo)man's trash is another (wo)man's treasure". This has become my creative mantra since discovering Cottage Paint/Milk Paint. You would not believe the amount of furniture and decor items I've found at thrift stores, garage sales, my own basement, or even dumpsters (more on that to come) that I've entirely transformed into something lifestyle-magazine worthy using only a paintbrush and some good ol' Cottage Paint.
It was soooo cold, like teeth chattering cold, as I lay on my bed in the operating room waiting for my team to show up. Bursting through the door they came! Being the smart ass that I am greeted the docs with, "Did everyone wear their capes today?"
To choose a chain length, follow the guidelines below. Sometimes our necklaces come with standard lengths and other times, we give you the option. If you would prefer other options, please contact us before ordering.
The best and most accurate way to get your ring size is to stop in to your local jewelry store and asked to be sized. Most will happily do this at no charge! We will gladly fit you in-store if you are in our area. These charts are guidelines only but will give you an idea.