Rose Gold and Wood

How much wood would a wood watch watch if a wood watch could watch wood? Was that a bit of a stretch? Even for me? Let me give you the brief version, free of lousy puns: Jord, a St. Louis-based company, makes fantastic wood watches – and was nice enough to send me one. See … Read more

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Hardware Store Jewelry | Easy, DIY Faucet Handle Bracelet

Between the new job, the wedding, and the house hunt, I’ve been falling behind in…well…everything else. I did remember to mail my taxes, though, so hooray for that. (Thanks for the reminder texts, Mom.) Midst the madness, I’ve been itching for some craft time. After all, it has been months since I glued my hand … Read more

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Rock (Arm) Candy

Like any child given the opportunity, I was madly in love with rock candy. Uh, d’uh, Julia. What’s not to love? It’s sugar on a stick. Beyond that, I adored how it looked. The jagged edges, the translucency, the sparkle… It was like the geode I had in my room, except I could eat it. … Read more

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Wedding Wednesday | My Recycled Engagement Ring

If you’ve ever thought you wanted your engagement ring to be a little different than the norm, consider recycling. I always knew I wanted a petite engagement ring with simple details. It’s a combination of small fingers and constant typing; most rings leave me uncomfortable after an hour or so, which is the worst when … Read more

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