Saturday, July 13, 2013

Vault 2013 Tour

The Vault
Welcome to The Vault tour as part of the "Where bloggers create" link party hosted by Karen (click here).  First a big THANK YOU to Karen for hosting this fun party. This will be my 3rd time participating and it's so much fun to look back and see how The Vault has evolved. I am a mixed media artist, mostly focusing on jewelry from vintage religious and other vintage or upcycled parts with an added metal-smithing element to most of my pieces. My Vault is a magical place that inspires me to create, so naturally I keep it filled with things that I love, whatever that may be. While snapping photos I noticed The Vault has become the home for many sweet little woodland creatures. Especially little deer. I guess I have a thing for those now! Be sure to check out the other studio spaces by clicking HERE. Enjoy the tour!
Look at all that treasure!

My latest dolly head -huge!

Up close - creepy cool

The wall of chain to repurpose

April all decked out

Notice the awesome 80's boombox in the background?!

I just wore this masquerade mask to a fun party last month!

side view

Love my crow in the upper right

The wall of mirrors

goodie jars

skeleton keys galore

BLING!

vintage brooches

Mini deer 

chippy Mary

Lots of saints statues

I love owls

another mini deer

who doesn't love a nice skeleton?


I love this - so odd! It has a light in it


old religious crosses and medals

Love this stuff

muffin tins brimming with goodies

rosaries

My favorite Mary - so pretty

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Blingy Little Things

Oh how I just LOVE sparkles! Anything sparkly or blingy always seems to catch my eye. Recently I made several "bullets with bling" necklaces for a new shop that I will be selling at called Tags in Hudson, WI (Click HERE). These bullets were quite a mix of fantastic patinas that I paired with various jewels. I will let the pictures do the talking!













Ha Ha yes I took Grace outside for the photo shoot and Louie snuck in!




I loved this one so much I decided to keep it! That figures