• create,  home,  inspiration,  jewelry,  vintage

    10 ways to creatively package your goods

    One of my business goals this year was to more creatively package my orders to ship out. I don’t have any employees to help me, so it has to be something quick and easy (while also being cute). For now, this is how I package my items, but I also wanted to share 9 other ways to creatively package your goodies so that when your customer receives them, they’ll feel like they’re receiving a gift from a treasured friend. my current packaging for the shop, easy but cute for a few of this week’s orders, I changed it up a bit with this post in mind… creme de la gems…

  • business,  home,  jewelry

    ampersand necklace {new in shop}

    I don’t think I’ve been as excited for a new item as I am right now. I’ve been wanting to do an ampersand necklace for a long time now. I knew that I wanted it to be different from what I saw in other shops so I decided that I wanted to be able to stamp on the ampersand. Because of my letter set sizes, it needed to be a little thicker so I decided to make it out of clay and came up with a good prototype. Luckily when the teeny font arrived for the stamped bands I realized that I had a great solution! I decided to use…

  • business,  day in the life,  home,  jewelry

    a peek at the process

    Last week one of my customers turned friends, Lindy, came over to do a photoshoot of me in my studio working and she also interviewed me for her blog (she’s so sweet, be sure to check it out). I love all of the things she captured because I don’t have any pictures like this of myself doing what I do almost every day. I thought I’d give you guys a little behind the scenes look at what my work day looks like: from stamping & cutting bands, to soldering and shipping. Now that you’ve experienced a day in the life, go over to Photos by Lou and enter to win…

  • business,  jewelry

    free teeny stamped stacking band

    TGIF! Happy Friday everyone! Today only, I’m offering one of my new best sellers as a freebie! Receive one free teeny stamped stacking band in sterling silver with any $50 purchase. Add $50 in product to your cart, add your teeny stamped stacking band and enter coupon code – freeband – to get the $18 taken off your order. Have a wonderful weekend everyone! (free band available 2/21/14 only, expires at midnight EST. not valid on previous purchases. cannot be combined with other offers/coupon codes)

  • jewelry

    what’s the buzz all about?

    It’s been a busy time here in the studio – I’ve launched a ton of new products (as always, can’t stop creating) and have had an amazing Valentine season! So what’s all the buzz about? We have new bee stud earrings and a bee ring in the shop! They are so fun. One customer who is a bee keeper ordered a ring to wear when she tends to the bees. Love! We also have the crazy-popular-already teeny stamped band – I’m amazed at the response so far and am so excited to finally have a teeny tiny 1mm stamp set so that I can make these personalized bands. Stay tuned,…