Friday, December 17, 2010
Monday, December 13, 2010
My wish is that Watches by Helen on Etsy becomes a known name for fun and different watches.
That is my wish list.
Sunday, December 12, 2010
http://www.etsy.com/shop/pruittdesign (this is where you will find these earrings)
http://pruitthandcrafts.blogspot.com (of course her blog)
I hope all of you are having great holidays. My store is having free shipping. You pay shipping and I reimburse you through Paypal. I hope you take advantage of that. It is through the end of December. Until next time, have fun!
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Monday, October 18, 2010
Sunday, October 17, 2010
Anyway, do me a favor and go look at it and take a look at some of the shops and comment on it.
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Sunday, October 3, 2010
She also has another shop Splendid Little Stars. This shop is colorful and fun. I accidentally made it the first picture...it should have been the second. Darn it all! Aw well now you know I am not perfect. I have never understood how people get so specific with tye dyes and are able to do stuff like rainbows. I understand random tye dyes but not specific. (If that makes any sense.)
Go visit her shops the earrings are wonderful and the tye dyes are fun to see all the great colors. Thanks for sharing your energy with us, Margaret.
Monday, September 27, 2010
I wanted to give everyone a link to an blog article that you may be able to use if you have copper jewelry. It is on how to clean copper! http://heartsdesirebeads.blogspot.com/2010/07/caring-for-your-copper-jewelry-over.html I hope someone reads this and finds it helpful. Debra wrote it in a very easy to understand way.
Saturday, August 14, 2010
I have not read the entire book because, to be honest, I got distracted by another book on dogs. LOL Did I ever mention how much I love animals? I love them more than people almost. Any this book is, "Training People: How to Bring Out the Best in Your Human" And it is all written from the perspective of the dog. All the way from choosing the human (the dog is the owner of the human) to training the human to dealing with the death of a human. It is written by Tess of Helena. It is a very endearing book. I plan to read all of it.
I sometimes think that it is my 3 dogs that have my husband and I trained. I mean really, Chopper can look at me steadily while I am sitting at the end of the couch and the cat is at the other end of the couch. I will move over and let him sit in my place because I know that he does not want to sit by Max the cat. Just a fixed stare is all it takes and I will move. Now does that sound like I am trained???? OF COURSE NOT ! NO WAY! That's my story and I am sticking to it.
Friday, August 13, 2010
One shop http://patchsupplyshop.etsy.com is a supply shop. It has the neatest little boxes...perfect for storing beads. I'm gonna have to go back to her shop! LOL Another shop, http://patchvintageshop.etsy.com is a vintage shop with the cutest clothes. I love clothes. The purple blouse I show here is one of my faves. Don't you agree it's the cutest? Finally, she has a jewelry shop! http://patchfirstshop.etsy.com Okay enough already!! LOL These earrings are so cute! And they are hearts! I love hearts! Has she read my mind? Go and visit Patch's shops cause there are cute things and beautiful things in them and you will have fun looking and possibly buying.
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
That's right I got one of my Watches by Helen watches placed in a treasury. It is at : http://www.etsy.com/treasury/4c61c725347c6d91259bf818/over-the-ocean-blue I am really excited about this and shouting it out where ever I can. Here, above, is a picture of the watch that is in the treasury, but, you can go look at the whole treasury. It is beautiful. All ocean blue. I think this is one of my favorite colors beside purple. As if anyone that reads my blog does not know my favorite color is purple. LOL Anyway, go take a look...and comment! I still have to do that hehe.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
I truly enjoy creating jewelry and it's a bonus and a pleasure to make it available to you!
I love to create classic and western jewelry that will always fit your style! Gemstones, crystals, pewter and leather are just a few materials I enjoy working with. I'm a "dog mom" so including animals in some of my creations is a must -- I love them so much! A percentage of all animal related purchases is donated to help the animals. It's something I like to do to help our furry friends that need and depend on us.
You'll see jewelry styles ranging from classic, animal themed, southwest, western and inspirational. My wish is to have my guests smile when they put my jewelry on. When you smile, you feel good!
I hope you enjoy the jewelry I've created and may it bring you joy and happiness
You can find Creations with Heart @
Creations With Heart
2nd Shop URL:
Monday, July 19, 2010
Her shop is http://www.etsy.com/shop/FusionArtJewelry and she does beautiful work. I wanted to blog about her jewelry also. It's very intricate and delicate. I can tell she puts a lot of time and effort into her art. Go look at her blog and then take a look at her artful jewelry.
Sunday, July 18, 2010
This Weeks Featured Artisan is ArtiZen BeadsTruly Unique Creations! You must visit here shop to see for yourself!
You can find ArtiZen Beads at:Shop URL:
2nd Shop URL:
Friday, July 16, 2010
Friday, July 9, 2010
OH my birthday is coming up 7/15. If any of you are interested I would like you to donate $20 to the USHS....that is the United States Humane Society. It is a one time donation. You could leave a comment here and we could celebrate your generosity. Here is their webpage: http://www.humanesociety.org/ I know I don't usually ask for money but this is close to my heart and think of it as a birthday present to me...$20. And anyone that donates $20 will get $20 off on any watch they choose from my store. Just put HSUS in message to seller. This goes till the end of next week.
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Caty Ann's Creations
My name is Cathy and I live in NW Ohio. I have been creating jewelry for about 6 years for myself and family members. Each of my pieces are unique. Hope you enjoy my jewelry and acessories as much as I enjoy creating them
You can find Caty Ann's Creations on:
Sunday, June 20, 2010
This weeks Featured Artisan on Share the Love... Blogger's Unite is
Love you More Designs
Kathleen is a stay-at-home mom of three who was a lawyer in another life. She has always been interested in creating -- jewelry, poetry, scrapbooking and loves to create unique jewelry designs. She is also a member of the Etsy Mom Street Team.
You can find Love You More Designs on:
Kathleen also has a blog called Charm Bracelet Diva
Be sure to visit her blog too!
Monday, June 14, 2010
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
I am so grateful for those people that are buying my watches and talking about Watches by Helen and to those of you reading this blog.
Friday, May 21, 2010
So now I am going 5 days a week with my sweet husband. I am doing all this because #1 I need to to be healthy. #2 The stupid cancer meds are causing me to rapidly gain weight and the working out has stopped it. #3 Being Post-menopausal has slowed my metabolism waaaaay down. Soooo yeah me. LOL I used to work out and love it but now it is just a pain in my ass. What happened to the love? Where did it go? I used to love to sweat now I just itch when I sweat. Where did the love go? It doesn't take that long to do 15 min on the eliptical and 15 minutes on the bike or treadmill. I break it up so I don't get bored. Where did the love go? Maybe it has just disappeared for a while and the more I get into the sweating part and the better I get into it the more I will love working out. Yes? Can anyone agree with me?
Does anyone have any comments? Any words of encouragement? Any post-menopausal women reading this and relating? Any humorous words? I am really taking this with some humor but I really do get intimidated with all the young people working out with their young bodies. I feel so old sometimes. But hey, I am there. I am healthy and I am there. I am grateful to be able to be there.
Comments are welcome here.
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
This Weeks Featured Shop is pamannie ink- beautiful cards for all occassions! Say it with Love.. say it with Handmade! Stop by and see all of her wonderful creations! You can find pamannie at:
Friday, May 7, 2010
Here is the link to the bracelet. Here is a link to the pretty necklace. And here is the link to the shop itself Black Fire Design.
Friday, April 23, 2010
Sunday, April 18, 2010
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Saturday, April 17, 2010
I am seeing less gray around myself. Sunday, my husband and I are going to the beach to watch the surfers. I love that! I am still having trouble sleeping and still haven not been able to list anything. But I think things are getting better. THINGS ARE GETTING BETTER!!!! YAH!!!! That is a very good thing. The adjusting of just a little of my drug regiment shows me that my bipolar meds shows me that my illness is sooooo biochemical and not situational. Cause I am so happy with my life. I am so grateful. I love my life. Even when I am depressed I know what I have and love it. So ANYWAY, I just wanted to let all you kind people know that I am feeling better. Thanks for those of you that read and responded...even if it was silently.
This weeks Featured Artisan is Valerie of Mommy Tyme. Valerie has a wonderful collection of handmade creations! From Bath and Body, Scarves and Jewelry, Knit and Crochet....Mommy Tyme has something for everyone!
You can find Mommy Tyme @:
2nd Shop URL
3rd Shop URL
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Tara who is the mastermind at Boutique Karma does everything from making BoBos for owies to these eye pillows for soothing headaches. She uses an array of fabrics for her vast ideas. All kinds of color. I would be hard pressed not to find a color that I would not love in her shop. I want one of her eye pillows! They contain Lavender de Provence. Oh my nostrils want the smell. LOL But don't take my word for it. Go and explore Tara's shop. Enjoy!
It's effecting my shops and my art in that I am not doing anything except going through email and blogging and I am not doing anything creative. I am not even listing. This watch that is waiting to be listed is sitting looking at me from my desktop. But I am not beating myself up. It has been almost 2 years to the month that I have had a swing down so I feel blessed and this might be a small burp. I sure hope someone is reading this that can relate. Can anyone relate? Is anyone out there? Can you write in the comments section? Can you let me know?
Sunday, April 11, 2010
You can find Mommy Tyme @:
2nd Shop URL
3rd Shop URL
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Friday, April 2, 2010
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Look at this beautiful creation I found at Mommas Green Beads! The link is: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=43370837&ref=em
You need to go look at her shop and her other things.
Monday, March 29, 2010
This weeks featured artisan is Luisa of Crocheted Little Things. Adorable creations that make perfect gifts! Stop by Luisa's shops and see all her treasures!
You can find Crocheted Little Things @:
2nd Shop URL
3rd Shop URL
Go take a look at some of Luvy Duvy's things.
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
I have always marveled at people that have the patience to do seed bead work. It is a real gift to do seed bead work. I used to do it and probably could still do it but much prefer using seed beads as accents. Sue is the artist in Dancing wind Designs that does beautiful seed bead work. I picked this piece because it had pinks and purple in it and I love the way the focal bead swirl around. I know this piece took a lot of time and energy to make. I hope whomever is reading this will take the time to go visit her shop and see all her wonderful treasures. Her shop is earthy and fun!
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
I am also worried about this cancer medication I am taking for the next 5 years. I called my doctor today and said that I was rapidly gaining weight. So much so that I had to CUT MY WEDDING RING OFF and get it re-sized. It was stuck on my finger! The doc said that it is most likely the meds and he wants to see me on Friday. I feel like a balloon. My feet are tingling right out of the blue. I gained 8 pounds in 1 month and then 5 pounds this month. I hope there is another drug he can put me on.
So tonight I am worrying and can't turn my brain off. I'm off to try and sleep.
Saturday, March 13, 2010
Thursday, March 11, 2010
I decided I would share with you my dogs. How do my dogs relate to my watches? Well my dogs make me happy and if I am happy I am freer to create. When one of them dies or is sick I don't create because I shut down. So here are my 3 dogs and a bit about them.
This is Bailey (the one with the brown and black and white). My husband went to the pound and Bailey picked him. My husband couldn't leave him because others wanted him. But Bailey wanted my husband and he wanted Bailey and after my husband called me I knew I wanted Bailey. He is a curious and a fun dog.
The dog with the black and white coat is Chopper. He is a great dog. I rescued him from the pound the day before he was to be put down. They told me he was unadoptable. Probably because he was in a cage and pawing at the door trying to get out. He is a good dog, however he does have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. I think he was partially trained to fight with other dogs. He is not dog friendly and he wakes up sometimes mad or scared and we have to calm him down. We have to lean on him and tell him no around strange dogs...all the time he is barking at the other dogs and being vicious he is licking us. He ADORES my husband and loves and protects me. He is my sweetie.
Lastly, Gracie is the oldest and she is the one with the ball. She is the guard dog. She barks a lot to let us know if she hears anything out of the ordinary. She is older now and has something wrong with one of her disc in her back. She doesn't always know what her back legs are doing. We have her on pain meds and they are not affecting her liver. So that is good. We take all the dogs to the beach but we are really doing it for her and I. She loves the ocean as do I. She loves to run in the water and bite at it. She is like me in that when she gets hurt she wants to lash out. She is not a rescue...we got her from a family...she was the shy one. But she is the frightened one...shy and scared. We take great care to introduce her to people. She is a luv bunny.
I have a cat, Max the Cat but I can't find any pics of him but I will later. He is a fur ball of standoffish love. Now you know my family minus my husband. A girl has to keep some things private you know. I am thinking of taking pictures of my work area so you can see where I do my beading. Big deal huh? LOL
Thanks for reading...till next time.
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
I have promoted Vabeachquilter before in my blogger but it seems every time I turn around she is reinventing her shop. She has changed it again since the last time I promoted it in my blog. I remember a time when it was just simply patches of quilts. She may disagree with me but, that is how I remember it. Now she has purses and pouches and all kinds of cool things. Her shop addie is: http://www.artfire.com/users/vabeachquilter That is where you will really want to go to start your exploring...just so you don't miss anything. Look at the quilt in this pic! Isn't it gorgeous and colorful? Like a rainbow. I would love to have that on my bed. And quilting is no easy task. Not for the faint of heart. So go visit her shop and see all the goodies. You'll have fun. :)
Saturday, March 6, 2010
Kandi-o Designs.. creations by Kandace... truly unique and a style of their own! Kandace also has a shop called Cap It! More unique designs for you!
You can find Kandace At:
2nd Shop URL
I've had dealings with Kandio and she though I had a good sense of humor. Ha! Another one fooled. LIttle do they know how mean and awful and cruel I actually am. Just ask my 3 dogs and my cat. Ask Chopper if I ever let him lick me in the face till I can't breathe. Wait! Don't ask him. JUst take my word for it JUst remember this shop is worth exploring and she has some colorful earrings and she uses great imagination. And visit her Cap it store. I swear I am gonna get a cap it sometime soon.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Colors inspire me along with stones and their properties. I will use these elements either separately or together to create watches and earrings and allow others to carry a piece of me with them. The properties of the color and/or stone will positively influence the people they touch. This is my Mission Statement.
What do you all think of it? Comments are welcome. Let me know someone is reading this. LOL
Tuesday, March 2, 2010
I love this piece from Krystallized because of it's simplicity and elegance. Jane does wonderful work with Swarovski crystals as she makes necklaces, earrings, and all kinds of jewelry. She makes them sparkle. You can visit her store at http://www.artfire.com/users/krystallized
and see all the beautiful things she has made.
Monday, March 1, 2010
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Thursday, February 25, 2010
You all know I love the color purple and I found this necklace today! Dancing Wind Designs created it http://www.artfire.com/modules.php?name=Shop&op=listing&product_id=801600 They do beautiful seed bead work. I've done seed bead work and know that it takes a special type of beader to do seed beading. It takes enormous patience. I love this piece. The store URL is: http://www.artfire.com/users/DancingWindDesigns
Monday, February 22, 2010
Gabrielle is the owner/designer behind Gabs Bags! Beautiful and orignal fashion creations! You can find Gabs Bags at:
2nd Shop URL
Friday, February 19, 2010
Sunday, February 14, 2010
Thanks for tuning in.
This weeks Featured Artisan is Julie from Creations with Heart! Beautiful creations made by a beautiful lady! You can find Creations with Heart at:
Thursday, February 11, 2010
This piece is called Dichroic glass and I absolutely love this type of glass. This artist does beautiful work in her shop of Tali Creations. You can see more of this piece at: http://www.artfire.com/modules.php?name=Shop&op=listing&product_id=845930
If you want to visit Tali Creations she has many fun thing for you to look at and her shop is pack full of wonderful things in which to gaze.
Sunday, February 7, 2010
This weeks Featured Artisan is Chrysalis Designs - owner/designer is Regina McDonald. Gina also has a shop call T.A.I.S.I. on Madeitmyself. She does beautiful work and her T.A.I.S.I. shop 40% goes to the Refuge House in Florida.
You can find Chrysalis Designs at:
You can also find her on Twitter and Facebook!
Thursday, February 4, 2010
I found VaBeachQuilter a while back and continue to marvel at her work. You see I have no patience to quilt. And look at this animal print! I love animal print! I don't wear a lot of it...in massive quantities. But a little here and there. I really like it. If you want to see more of this cute tote go to: http://www.artfire.com/modules.php?name=Shop&op=listing&product_id=917029 From there you can look at her shop. She has a lot of cool things to gaze upon. Have fun!
Monday, February 1, 2010
Thursday, January 28, 2010
I just had to show you some of my latest creations. I got these window beads off of Etsy from the artist that created the picture of the flower that I posted earlier. These are beautiful beads and they made a beautiful watch and earrings. If I didn't already have enough purple jewelry I would keep them for myself! LOL But I have plenty. You can see more of them here: http://www.artfire.com/modules.php?name=Shop&op=listing&product_id=1031625 and here: http://www.artfire.com/modules.php?name=Shop&op=listing&product_id=1033941 I think they look really good with the colors of my blog. More later, have fun!