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Gauge Gems

New from Whimsy Beading! Gauge Gems allow you to wear the fun hoops you love without having to wear cheater plugs in your gauges. The strong, steel memory wire keeps its shape, and the hook-and-eye clasp keep them secure for easy wear. The end beads are glued in place using strong jewelers glue, so you […]

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Molly the Pirate – An Introduction

This month I’m going to feature some of the amazing indie artists that have generously donated prizes for the Cherry Blossom Festival. First up is Molly the Pirate! My name is Molly and I’m not a real pirate. But I say “argh!” a lot and since I started the hobby of jewelry making I think […]

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Shrinkle – An Interview

Amy Doan, better known throughout the intrawebs as Shrinkle, is the creator of one of the brightest and most unique makeup lines, Sugarpill, which recently launched to overwhelming success. Somehow she managed to pull herself away from her (is it three?) businesses to sit down and answer a few questions. How did you get started […]

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Lauren WK – An Interview

LaurenWK, the platinum blond face of Sugarpill, was sweet enough to take some time to talk to me a little bit about what it was like to work with Amy on the Sugarpill shoot. –Did you know Amy before you worked with her? That depends…. Does being her internet stalker when I was 14 count? […]

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Duck… duck… GOOSE!

I’ve recently started a love affair with fancy hair pieces, veils, and f-lowers.  I know it shouldn’t come as a surprise with my f-lair for the, er, dramatic.  No matter how messy your hair looks pulled up, it looks STUNNING when you add a decorated comb or clip.  It looks like it’s supposed to be […]

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