Thursday, April 24, 2008

So, what do YOU use plastic grocery bags for???

I never gave it much thought until I read a tutorial on Etsy for fusing plastic bags.
I normally just use them to line my small trash cans. I have used them also for adding padding to shipping boxes.

Anyways, while looking through the tutorial, I was amazed that fused plastic could be used for things like wallets and handbags. Wow! A few hours later I had an epiphany...and thought I could make shipping envelopes from fused plastic grocry bags, so this am I got out a huge pile of bags, my iron, some scissors and a sheet of parchment paper and started cutting and ironing. It took me all morning, but I made 3 different sizes. Small ones, medium ones and sorta medium ones. They seem to be pretty darn sturdy, so I think I will try them out for my next shipment and see what happens.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Below wholesale jewelry making supply sale continues!

My jewelry supply inventory sale continues with most prices below wholesale. Nothing in the shop over $2. Includes findings, glass and plastic/lucite, some vintage...charms, pendants and even handmade paper beads. I have a lot of stuff, so check back often for new listings. I will be working on a huge batch of photos and listings this week.

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Cancer Sucks support necklace and other new projects

I haven't updated in a few weeks, so I thought it was time to share my latest projects.

I made a couple of necklaces in support of my mom who has cancer. I was inspired by the pins and buttons that the nurses wear at the cancer center that my mom goes to here in Tucson.

I also stumbled across some new images for my bottle caps by Jelene at Etsy. I think she made a banner for me in the past because her feedback was in my feedback on Etsy. :)

Her pop art is the cutest thing I've seen in a long time and knew that her images would be perfect for pony tail holders, ready to use bottle caps and necklaces. So I went to work as soon as the images came out of the printer and the photos show what I have come up with.

Monday, April 7, 2008

Jewelry supply sale-below wholesale!

My blowout sale continues in my jewelry making supply shop on Etsy. Nothing over $2, most items priced below wholesale. I will close the shop once everything is sold-will be awhile though because I have a lot of stuff. I am adding new things almost daily, so stop on by!