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Lena May
Jewelry is much more than accessory to me. It is an expression of an individual's culture, heritage and personal style.
Jewelry is much more than accessory to me. It is an expression of an individual's culture, heritage and personal style.

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Historic Home Kitchen Renovation
I've taken a break from jewelry design projects and have been focusing on a kitchen renovation project in our historic home in Saint Louis. Here is a photo before the work began.... This was a big project which included ripping out the cabinets, tearing up ...

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Mini Albums - Perfect for Capturing Memories
DCWV's new mini album line makes capturing memories easy! I recently purchased the Canon SELPHY photo printer to begin collecting and printing photos to share with my parents. Each mini album comes with these really cute cutouts and extras that fit well wit...

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Mardi Gras Rhino
Mardi Gras near and i wanted to make something festive to compliment an upcoming dinner party. I found this really cute Wall Zoo animal at JoAnn's that looked perfect for Bourbon Street. Using Folk Art Extreme Glitter Acrylic Paint, I painted the pieces of ...

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Fall Wall Art
I found this piece of wood fence the other day and thought it would be perfect for a fun fall project. Using DCWV's burlap and fall stack, you will find lots of colors and textures to work with. Using a decoupage technique, I covered the fence post with a f...

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Metal & Leather Bracelets
As we transition into fall, styles will be showcasing layered looks as we prepare for cooler temperatures. One trend that continues to show up on celebrities is layered bracelets!  Using colored leather cord and various metal components by Blue Moon Beads, ...

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Bridesmaids Jewelry by Blue Moon Beads
Wedding season is in full swing! One of my close friends is getting married and wanted to accessorize her bridal party. I asked her for a color swatch and a few basic details about the dress. After a short trip to my local JoAnn Fabric store I found a  bask...

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Arm Candy
Last night I went to the mall to spot new jewelry trends. The layered bracelet keeps popping up in stores and on celebrities. Instead of spending $40-$60 on a store bought bracelet, save your $$ and make it yourself! My next project, "Arm Candy", is the hot...

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Add a Pop of Color With Chain
The warmer weather is finally here, so I packed up all of my winter clothes and pulled out my summer wardrobe. Just like any other girl, I immediately thought about heading to the mall to buy a few new tops however I decided to shop my own closet instead. I...

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Modern Chain Statement Necklace
Blue Moon Beads just came out with several varieties of chain and I must say that I love them all. There are so many varieties to choose from, which makes creating new pieces even more fun. The new line of chain is out in JoAnn Fabric stores now. For my nex...

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Horns are Hot!
The horn is popping up as a new jewelry trend. Blue Moon Beads has several different horns to choose from to make your next fashion forward piece!! Check out this white horn from BMB's the Stone Age Collection.  By adding this to a silver chain along with a...
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