Sunday, February 3, 2013


Happy February, dear hearts!  It's the month of "love" and as for me, there's so much to love about this month.

For starters ~ The Tucson Gem & Mineral Show hit town this past Saturday and will stick around till about the 15th.

You'll find me at the Doubletree Inn for this show ~

And at the Windmill Inn for this show and classes ~

Not to mention, a couple of trips out to the "big tents" for the G&LW show

As if that wasn't enough....I'm over-the-moon "loving" Art Retreat In The Desert!

I'll be taking classes with 2 of my most inspirational instructors ~ Diane Cook and Riki Schumacher.  Not a word about the classes till my post next week!

I'm also loving that I'll be taking the Trunk Show on the road to Phoenix at the end of the month.  Just being with hostesses Nancy, Ashley, and lovely Lacey is a "wowza" of it's own!

Needless to say, the hive's been really buzzin' getting ready for their Show.  Here's a peek at what's ready...

Little leprechaun hats that double as memo, 
place card or photo holders ~

A sample of the embellished eggs ~ 

Some tiny shabby chic photo holders ~

How about a selection of seasonal vintage cards to go with the holders ~

with charming graphics on the reverse side too!

I'm lovin' that I'm plum sold-out of my etched cuff bracelets, so I just cooked up a bunch... 

and they're now ready to be "dressed" with charms, dangles, filigree, jewels ~ whatever they tell me they would like!!

I also set to work etching some flat metal to use with my bezel pendants.  After all, the backside should look as good as the front ~ right?

Inventory for the Phoenix Show has been "beefed up," and now I can relax a little and get my head into "student mode," in anticipation of my exciting classes this week!!

E-vites have gone out for my Spring Trunk Show which will be held at my home on Sunday, March 3rd from 2-6 pm.  Please let me know if you haven't received yours.

Have a most love-ly week, dear hearts.  Thank you so much for sharing your time with me, you know how much I treasure you!



Fran. said...

Oh my mylanta Karen!!! I just LOVE those Irish holder thingys!! Too cute!! You sure have been busy woman!! BUT I think I know you are at your best when you are and creating jewerly. Which is always so awesome!! I have been busy too. I need to create more goodies for my Etsy shoppe!! Can't wait to see how you do. Keep on Keepin on!!! Have fun!! XOXO Love Fran.

~*~Patty S said...

WOW you've been busy making fab treasures AND you'll be busier still with all the fun events you have planned!

Enjoy * Enjoy Dear Karen.

Happy February to you and yours!

Decor To Adore said...

What amazing treasures! Enjoy the shows.

Have a very Happy Valentine's week!