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Friday, July 31, 2015

(Late) Summer....

The sun is bright, the sky is clear, we have a blue moon this evening, what could be more perfect for a summer day?  Skin is sun warmed and hair is natural and wind blown.  Really the glory days of summer, she's just showing off.

But tomorrow we flip the page on the calendar and summer becomes "late summer" and August conjures thoughts of school and those last warm weather vacations before fall.  This is when I find myself inspired to make pieces that transition nicely into the next season, and the metal I love for this is gold....with a cool stone.  Gold looks magical against summer skin but the cool stone carries us into cooler weather.  This is what I'm talking about:

Simple, but I love that watery Moss Aquamarine.

Then again, there is so much fun left to wring out of summer...Something playful and bright might be just the thing.  I typically make color block bracelets, but I decided to color block a necklace with all sorts of fabulous faceted stones, I love the look of this boho style piece tucked in the neckline of a crisp white blouse.....I think I'll be making one of these for myself and my Market helper (tomorrow it is Marlee).  I envision it with the slim white boyfriend shirt from Madewell...My new source for fashion inspiration.  Here is the necklace (two are pictured)

It is longer (22inches) and allows for a simple metal necklace to be layered above....Stop by and see what we mean!
I'll be at the Ligonier Country Market tomorrow, August 1st.  This really is the peak of the produce season for the farmers and I can't wait to see what they have to offer tomorrow!

Best wishes,


Friday, July 10, 2015

Feeling blue......Rainy day blues.....

So much rain!  So easy to wonder where our summer is hiding! Even though blue can have many negative connotations this summer, it is still one of my favorite colors to work with.  But I prefer to think of it in terms of blue skies or "watery" blue, can't forget Essie's beautiful blue nail polish called "In the Cab-Ana," and of course there is also Caribbean blue.  See where I'm going with this?  The Caribbean has given us a beautiful stone that some of you are familiar with: Larimar, and I've put it to good use conjuring warm breezes and that sunny place......

I'll be bringing that blue with me to the Ligonier Country Market tomorrow.  And maybe summer will make an appearance!

Wishing you all good things (and a little sunshine)