Thursday, November 24, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving!

Hi friends, today is Thanksgiving in the United States. It's a day when we reflect on all the great things in our lives that we are grateful for. Whether we celebrate the holiday or not, I think we all can find a reason to be thankful. For your children and grand children, for friends and family, for a safe home and warm food. Whatever small or big thing you are blessed with think of how much happiness it brings to you, especially when you are going through a rough patch in your life. It'll make you humble and will give you strength to move forward. 

Have a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving!  

"Give thanks with a grateful heart " art print by Elaine K. of Ink Lane.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Miniature Sculptures Nested in Pendants and Rings


Sweden based sculptor Silvia Minucelli makes miniature sculptures as tiny as 6mm in size. Her online store Mijbil Creatures is filled with handsculpted critters that are hand painted before they are sealed for durability. The tiniest creatures come in rings, glass vials attached to necklace chains ready to be worn with your favorite outfit. The latest holiday series include christmas tree, gnome, elf and more. To see more of her one-of-a-kind miniature sculptures visit her online store and Instagram.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

5 Thanksgiving Printables for Kids and Grown-Ups

Get the delicious recipe to make pumpkin cookies plus printable recipe and labels to put on a jar for free. This will make a complete Thanksgiving gift! You can download the printables from here.

You can download, print and frame these adorable Thanksgiving owl prints for your buffet table. Get one or all from here.

These fall themed dot painting set includes an apple, a pumpkin, an acorn, leaves, a squirrel, a sunflower, and an owl. It will make a fun activity to do with your kids. Get the printable from here.

The owl Thanksgiving invitation in festive colors featuring fall leaves is perfect to send out to your guests. Get it from here.

This Thanksgiving checklist will keep you organized by making sure that you have done everything you need to do. The printable already has basic things listed and has a few blank lines to add your own personalized items.

Other printables blogged previously:
- Place cards, cupcake toppers, bunting, bag topper and more.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Layered Fine Jewelry by Black Rabbit Studio

Amanda Black of Black Rabbit Studio received degree in BFA in Craft and Material Studies, at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. She loves working with hands, after doing a beginners metalsmithing course in her early twenties she soon found out that working with metal is what she loved the most. She now has an experience of almost 20 years working with metal. The jewelry she makes is hand cut and formed from layers of fine silver that are pierced and stamped and embellished with stones. The necklace and rings with 24k gold is bonded through an ancient Korean gilding technique called keum boo. 

You can visit her website to see the pieces that are sold in the past. To learn more about the process you can visit her on Instagram