Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

It’s hard to see around your leather hole punch to make sure you’re punching in the right place. And, unlike using a needle and thread, there’s no fixing a wrong punch in leather. You can use today’s trick to help you measure twice, punch once!

When I work with leather, I make […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Before you sell, gift, or photograph your crystal jewelry it’s a good idea to check it for smudges or fibers. I know I always wind up leaving at least one or two obvious thumbprints on my crystals, especially when I’m working with large pendants or stones. The last thing you want to do is […]

Treehouse Holiday Charity Drive Results!

The results of ourTreehouse holiday charity drive are in: we sold an amazing 2713 TierraCast holiday charms, which means a huge $2713 donation will go to help Seattle foster children have a merrier Christmas this year! You have truly made a difference in these children’s lives and we thank you for your incredible generosity!

Thank you […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

I’m dressing up my gifts with something extra-special for the holidays and so can you with today’s tip!

For me, packaging small presents starts with a box. I always keep a stash of little boxes for jewelry, reusing ones from gifts I’ve been given or ordering our gift boxes if I run out. And with […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

It can be tempting to reach for the closest pliers or tube of adhesive when you’re rushing through a project. Instead take the time to make sure you’re using products that are designed for jewelry making. Using the right supplies for your project will help you have a successful and enjoyable experience from […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

So far I’ve set seed beads, gemstones, and Swarovski Crystal stones in Crystal Clay, but this week I found way to use this clay with one of my favorite things – charms! Crystal Clay and a bezel can become the perfect frame for a favorite charm and you can use today’s tips to […]