Dec 31, 2008

A few of my etsy favorites!

I got a treasury on Etsy last night, and I have put together a small collection of the wonderful things etsy has to offer.
I was inspired by the textures and colors of the items, and these are all things I would love to have for myself! So I guess it gives a bit of insight on what I like for all of you who forgot to get me a gift... (Lol)
Check it out at

Dec 15, 2008

Looking for a niche?

I have been thinking about what it means to have a niche and how important it can be. I am not sure where this new idea will take me, but I made a few earrings based on a pair i got from a store. I added my own creativity of course, and these are my first prototypes.

I am hoping they go over well on etsy.  Let me know what you think! I would love some suggestions! I have made larger sized hoops, but I will also be experimenting with smaller ones.
Until next time...

Dec 12, 2008

Winter Baby!

Hello!, I am sitting here, in my nice warm apartment while outside the weather has decided to be cold, wet, and slippery. Yes, the northeast is having a storm! I am sort of excited though because I am featured in an accessories showcase all day today! check it out at

I made this set of cute baby booties and a hat for a friend of mine...She will be having a girl next month, and what a great way to bring her home in handmade style? She loved them of course, (I used two of her favorite colors) and I can not wait to see her baby next month!

On this cold wintery day, I need to do something, but I am not sure what to make... should I do jewelry, hats, more baby stuff, something new?
I am not sure what to do yet, I am till enjoying my yummy cornmeal porridge.

Till next time...

Dec 9, 2008


This weekend, I was sitting home with a pinched nerve in my neck, waiting for my muscle spasm to STOP HURTING, and I decided that I would try to get my mind off things. I picked up my crochet hook and didn't look back. I have been in the mood for texture, so I decided to revisit the basketweave stitch. I wanted to make a hat for myself, and I have always liked that stitch, as well as popcorn, and puff stitch for texture. So, I made this hat over the past weekend.

This  was a prototype, so the size was a bit off... I thought to myself, "Yeah, make it big, so I can wear it longer..."( I have locs and my hair is growing me out of hats these days) Well, I made a bit too big! I can still wear it, (and I will) but I wanted it to be a bit smaller. 

I couldn't just leave it alone... I finished that hat, and started on the camo one. This one is going well, just the size I wanted. So now I am camo crazy, and I will probably finish that one tomorrow.