Aluminum can tabs = belly dance “coin” belt

You know?…Those thingys that you grab onto, to help you open an aluminum soda/soup can? Whatever you happen to call them in your region — pull tabs, pop tabs, soda can pulls — they can be found in abundance. Because I spent my childhood in the...

Sneek Peek: photos by Liam Spradlin

So… I have an entire folder full of photos that I’ve been holding onto for a while. (Not a literal folder, and not literally “holding” them. You know what I mean!) But I can’t help myself from sharing one of them today, because it’s...

Tiptoe Through the (Paper) Tulips

As we speak, Mother Nature is dumping snow on us here in Kentucky, but I’m already thinking about flowers. Bright blooms, even if they’re FAKE ones, may be just the thing to help me pull through the remaining months of winter. I’m rediscovering my...

Bags, bags, bags: so many bags!

I had these in mind for Christmas, but these are great for anytime… They’re just handy to keep around, and even better because they are a conversation-starter on their own (before the receiver even has a chance to peek inside)! These few are made from tan...

Bangles and Baubles

I’ve finally photographed a few of the jewelry pieces I’ve been making from recycled materials. I’m also planning on doing some small workshops before the year is over, so I’ll post the dates and locations for those once they are finalized....