Friday, October 30, 2009
Here is the new design I mentioned... I've been making earrings using an old New York State map. My mom had the map and it was pretty beat, she was going to throw it out but I knew I could make some interesting earrings out of it. There are so many colors and designs on the map, they're so much fun! I made a few different shapes...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
I was at Lackawanna Trail high school this past weekend and it was awesome!! I got to meet lots of neat people! Stay tuned for a new design that I will soon be posting. I've been selling this design at shows and I just got to photograph them yesterday. I'll give you a hint about the material I used in this new design; when you're lost this helps you find your way (old school, not a GPS!)...
Thursday, October 22, 2009
I was asked to participate in the 3rd annual History and Art Day at the Roberson Museum in Binghamton, NY (Friday October 23)! History and Art Day is a program that immerses students (grades 3-8) in future career opportunities in the history and art fields. What will I be doing? I will have a small display of my eco art and I will talk to them briefly about what I do. Each professional also provides a hands on activity to do with the students. I will show them how to make bags and envelopes out of magazine pages. I'm looking forward to the experience!
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Saturday, October 17, 2009
I recently came up with this new design! They are little coffee mugs (or tea cups). I wanted a simple but fun design for such a popular drink. The idea actually came to me when I was brainstorming a request from L'aveggio Roasteria. L'aveggio wants me to make some eco-friendly Christmas ornaments for their tree in the coffee shop and for a tree that will be auctioned off by Coughlin and Gerhart. So obviously the ornaments needed a coffee theme. I thought a simple but cute design would come from soda cans. The ornaments will be bigger. I've also made plastic ones from coffee lids, etc. and they were really cute too!
Thursday, October 15, 2009
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
This past weekend at Elk Mtn was great! I met so many great people, it was awesome. I have some new ideas up my sleeve (napkin rings!) and lots of items to make. I also got a second huge order from New Belgium Brewery! Lots to do!!
Thursday, October 8, 2009
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Here is a new (old) design I'm working with. I'm sure you're familiar with it, a peace sign... I originally got a special request from Earth and Wears to make a pair of these. I was so happy with the end result that I decided to add it to my line. I'm anxious to see how people react to them this weekend. I used a diet pepsi can for this pair...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
This Saturday and Sunday from 10a-4p I'll be selling my eco jewelry at Elk Mountain's Annual Fall Festival! I had a great time last year so I'm really looking forward to it. See you there!
Elk Mtn Ski Resort
Monday, October 5, 2009
Today one of my pairs of eco-earrings will be featured on a site called Guffly.com! "Guffly is a one product per day online store and community featuring eco friendly products and fair trade lifestyle goods like home, pet, clothing, office and personal accessories." (guffly.com) You'll have to check it out to see which item is featured!!