Monthly Archives: May 2012



I’m a self-taught calligrapher, and I’ll be the first to admit that my technique isn’t quite up to par…but this piece is still important to me because of the quotation. Samuel Johnson’s words were very helpful while I was practicing art therapy, and working through some personal issues.

What quotes or sayings have helped you through tough times?

DIY Jewelry Display Tree


DIY Jewelry Display Tree

Glass vase + river rocks + dried kiwi vines + yellow shimmery yarn = the perfect jewelry display!

The display itself is pretty, and it also showcases my earrings and necklaces so I’m reminded to wear them! As they say, out of sight, out of mind–and I find that when all my earrings are in a jewelry box, they never seem to be taken out as often as they should!