I just want to say thank you to each person that has purchased a ticket to the RAW Exposure showcase here in Atlanta on Sunday, April 19th. Most importantly, thank you for truly supporting independent artistry. I will be sending out your “thank you” gifts (earrings or cuff links) later next week and I hope you love them. Be sure to wear them and tag me on social media if you take any pictures of yourself wearing them :)
Now if you are still interested in attending the RAW Exposure showcase and would like to purchase a ticket for $15, you can email me at email@example.com with your name and in the subject line put “RAW Ticket.”
Now for the biggie….since it is #GivingTuesday I’m also giving away 3 tickets today to the next 3 people who subscribe to my list. Don’t worry I never spam the only thing I provide you with is lovely style ideas, DIY tips/projects and new jewelry stuff I’m creating about 2-3 times a month.
I love smoothies, but I have to admit sometimes you get bored of using the same fruits and veggies all the time. Being from Jamaica, what I love most is the array of exotic fruits available, one of them being Sour Sop. A few weeks ago I posted this picture on Instagram and Facebook and I received a few comments on where to buy Sour Sop. I was able to purchase the pureed frozen one at a local Food Depot, but I’ve heard you can also buy it at Walmart in the frozen section, it may be labeled Guanabana. I mixed it with bananas, blueberries and water and it was absolutely delicious. Here’s the recipe:
Blueberry, Banana and Sour Sop Smoothie
1 handful of blueberries
1 cup of Sour Sop (pureed/frozen)
1 cup of water
Add all ingredients to blender and blend for about 1 minute.
I have some WONDERFUL news, I was scouted by an organization called RAW: Natural Born Artists for an upcoming showcase they are having in Atlanta. Many of you are probably saying to yourself “What is RAW?” In a nutshell, RAW is a global organization that brings together indie artists, that they have handpicked, in the areas of fashion, film, art, music, photography, makeup artistry and many others to perform or showcase their work in one of many international shows.
On Sunday, April 19th I’ll have a pop up shop with my jewelry at their showcase and I’m inviting you to attend. It’ll be an evening of fun. There will be indie musicians performing, fashion designers who will debut their new collections, artists with their newest art pieces.
Part of my contribution for the showcase is to sell 20 tickets at $15 each by April 12th, which goes towards my participation entry fee for the showcase. As a thank you, anyone who purchases a ticket will also receive a free pair of my metal dangle earrings as a “Thank You.” So even if you are not in the Atlanta area and you decide that you want to purchase a ticket, you’ll still receive your free pair of earrings as my thank you to you. Here’s the link to my page for tickets:
We’ve brought our online shopping experience to your finger tips (literally). You can now get your jewelry fix and shop our handmade dangle earrings at Charis Books & More in Little Five Points in Atlanta. You’ll get to choose from our unique earring collection, not to mention the ambiance at Charis is so indie and fresh. We’re sure you’ll enjoy the experience overall.
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Jewelry dishes come in such handy. As a matter of fact, I keep one by my kitchen sink so that I can store my rings while I was dishes. It’s a great inexpensive way to help store jewelry that you wear everyday. For today’s Make It Monday I’m going to show you how to create a simple and of course personalized jewelry dish. Here’s a layout of the materials you’ll need. This jewelry dish I created for my niece as a birthday gift.
Materials: Molding clay, glitter, sharpie pen (whatever color you choose), stamping set, glitter and rolling pin or bottle (not pictured), cookie cutter (not pictured)
1. Using bottle or rolling pin, roll out clay and use cookie cutter to cut out shape.
2. Using your fingers slowly pinch a fold edge of clay upwards to create the “dish” effect.
3. Now stamp the clay with whatever name, words or saying you like.
4. Lightly shake some glitter and use your fingers to lightly press into the clay.
5. Bake at 265 degrees for about 10 minutes and allow to cool afterwards for about 5 minutes.
6. Use your sharpie to color around the rim of the dish. I used Sharpie paint marker in gold.
7. This is optional, but I also used a little Mod Podge to glaze the dish afterwards. It gave it a nice sheen effect.
Happy Friday everyone! I wanted to share with you some great news. If you haven’t had a chance yet check out my feature on Flourish & Thrive in the Designer Spotlight section. When things like this happen to me I’m so grateful and appreciative. It’s my motivation to keep going, keep creating and keep positive. There will be some more great news coming over the next couple weeks to be sure to sign up to my list to stay in the loop.