The Colebanks go to Chiang Mai!

On December 23rd, 2018 my family traveled to Chiang Mai, Thailand. I knew that it would be a great trip, but it turned out to be an experience of a lifetime, full of food, jewelry, elephants and, you guessed it, beads! My two good friends that live in Chiang Mai half the year were […]

Swarovski CYS Psychology of Colors – Light Topaz

Energy – Happiness – Illumination – Joy

The first color in the Swarovski Create Your Style – Psychology of Colors program is Light Topaz.

Experts believe that the way a color affects us correlates with how that color behaves in nature.

Energetic and joyful, Light Topaz expresses the sun’s brightness, warmth and light. It’s […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

The new Classic Cut Pendants, part of the Birthstone Collection from Swarovski, is perfect for making personalized DIY birthstone jewelry throughout the year! We have tons of inspiration projects on our website that you could replace with birthstone crystals! Take a look at the crystal colors below for more birthstone information and ideas on what […]

Swarovski Fall/Winter 2018-19 Innovations Sneak Peek!

We always look forward to Swarovski’s new product launches (don’t you?), and this season’s doesn’t disappoint! Rich, luxurious new colors lead off the Fall/Winter 2018 collection—check out the gorgeous new Scarlet red color for crystals and the lush Crystal Velvet Brown color for pearls. Swarovski also introduced a glamorous new shimmer effect that […]

6 Tips on How to Prepare & Embed Organics in Nunn Design 2-Part Resin + Videos

Embedding organics into 2-Part Resin can cause air bubbles or a tacky resin surface that never fully cures if the embedded items are not prepared properly. Learn how to prepare organics such as flowers, seeds and shells to embed into Nunn Design 2-Part Resin with these 6 simple how to tips.

Tip 1.  Dry […]

Preserving Organics for Resin Jewelry

The more organics that I preserve, the more I learn. But honestly, in the big scheme of all there is to know on this subject, I have to admit, I know very little. I’m embracing the fact that I’m learning as I go along and am committed to share what I learn.

A couple […]