Coping with Depression, Designing Jewelry, Fashion, Health, My Creations, My Life in Watercolor, Wearable Art

Van Goghing Through Life

Have you ever obsessed over someone or something in your life, it's the only thing that kept you going? I have. Not just once, but so many times. This month's obsession is Vincent Van Gogh - his life, his art, his struggles, and triumphs. Although he lived from a different time period, so far away… Continue reading Van Goghing Through Life

Fashion, My Creations, My Life in Watercolor, Recycling, Wearable Art

My Current Bag Painting Fever

Hello my dear readerships. There's something about me that you might find surprising. I never liked hand bags or shoulder bags. I prefer carrying my stuff in a backpack, a messenger bag or a laptop bag. I have a few backpacks, one messenger bag (bought second hand), and a laptop bag which I got for… Continue reading My Current Bag Painting Fever

Designing Jewelry, Fashion, Jewelry Design

Been Busy Crafting: My Latest Upcycling Projects

Hello my dear readerships. I know it has been a while since I updated this blog but I have been busy doing what I love best especially in this pandemic - I have been crafting! With the staggering rise in the number of COVID cases in the country especially in the major cities of the… Continue reading Been Busy Crafting: My Latest Upcycling Projects

Designing Jewelry, Fashion, Jewelry Design

Wire Wrapped Gemstone Necklaces

Wire wrapping is one of my favorite techniques in making jewelry. Two of my friends had recently commissioned me to design and create necklaces and bracelets out of the tumblestones they got from their recent travels. The project was actually for Christmas but since I had no yaya for my kids during the Christmas break… Continue reading Wire Wrapped Gemstone Necklaces

Designing Jewelry, Fashion, Jewelry Design, Wearable Art

Earrings Galore Part 2 (Valentine’s Day Series)

I'm on my sick leave day 2 so please pardon me if I've been posting like a maniac. I do like to keep my hands busy because my eyes are really itchy. It's the only way to keep my hands from rubbing them. My doctor told me to relax but my brain is bursting with… Continue reading Earrings Galore Part 2 (Valentine’s Day Series)

Designing Jewelry, Fashion, Jewelry Design, Wearable Art

Charm Bracelets

Let's admit it girls, at one point, we owned at least one charm bracelet.  Charm bracelets have been around for ages.  In fact, in ancient times, charm bracelets were used to ward off devils.  Charm bracelets can be made of anything - bones, wood, shells, glass, gemstone, plastic beads, anything!  This bracelet used to mean… Continue reading Charm Bracelets

Designing Jewelry, Fashion, Jewelry Design

Earrings Galore Part 1

One reason why I'd like to call myself "the fabulous scientist" aside from plain vanity (LOL) is I do love designing and making beaded fashion accessories and yes, there's also science in creating them! When combining elements, a jewelry designer, newbie (like me) or not, has to consider color combinations, symmetry, weight of materials, etc.… Continue reading Earrings Galore Part 1

Designing Jewelry, Fashion

Rikki’s Necklace

                      Creating jewelry for a bride is probably the most difficult one to undertake for newbies in jewelry designing like me.  It's not easy simply because one would need to create something that will match the bride's personality; something elegant that won't compete with the… Continue reading Rikki’s Necklace