A New Tote and a Great Sale!

This is how it started out as a print. BTW, it’s currently available as a hand pulled relief print as well.   Recently, I created this “Be Unique” linocut relief print for my Sketch.Paint.Print challenge. Of course, I couldn’t let things go with that. I felt that the image reversed would make a fantastically inspirational […]

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two new bags and a story of the dmv trip from hell…

(teaser photo. read on.) You’re probably saying, “All DMV trips are straight from hell!” But I’m not sure you can top this story. After circling the parking lot to find an open space, I checked into the local Georgia DMV at 9:53, #193. I sat down and looked up at the screen. It read, “Now […]

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spring inspired images (and a new bomber bag)…

Hands down the most productive Monday I’ve seen in quite awhile. I made great progress on three new leather bags, finished up another and shot new photos – trying to inject a little brightness and spring fever into my shop.  Product photography…my nemesis. Happy with the results, though.  And… This new recycled suede bomber bag […]

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fashion for the rest of us: a.k.a. my winter arsenal

In a post last fall, I summarized my fall handbag wardrobe. Now it’s time for a winter staple update. Allow me to preface. It’s all casual because I rarely never dress up. My brown and black day bag. This is one of the few bags I’ve made for myself and it’s one of my staples. To me […]

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three new bags to preview…

It feels good to get back into the zone of creating. This week (so far) I’ve created three new bags, two are all leather and the other is a combo of leather and fabric…all crossbody. Very easy to wear. The top bag is made of the most luscious recycled leather! These bags will be headed […]

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new bags…

I finished two new handbags yesterday. The top one is a beautifully distressed bomber bag made from a brown leather coat. You can find more information on this bag in the shop. I’m giving you a sneak peek of the one below because I wasn’t happy with the “stand alone” images from yesterday so I’m […]

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experiencing changes…

• The state of our lives at present… This Friday the cabin will be ours to enjoy. Can. Not. Wait. Most of the furnishings have been collected from consignment shops, Craigslist and Goodwill. Our main objective is that comfort will be the rule. Cozy chairs and soft throws. Comfort. And quirky. Take our “new” coffee […]

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this one I love…

Every now and then I make something that’s difficult to sell and this roomy tote fits the bill. In fact, I decided that if it doesn’t sell before the end of the year – it may just be mine. It’s ridiculously soft (from a weathered leather coat) and is big enough to hold all my […]

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a new shop section: leather camera straps…

I’m so excited to finally get this project off the ground. Unique and supremely soft, distressed leather camera straps are now in production – just in time for the holidays! Couldn’t wait until I had several so I thought I’d show you the first, in the shop now. There will certainly be more to follow […]

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happy little accidents

Don’t you just adore happy little accidents? Let me tell you this little story then take it one step further… Long ago, I fell in love with fold over clutches. Classic. Simple. Timeless. So I made one for myself using a gorgeous piece of recycled black leather. Well guess what? It sat. And sat. Never […]

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