Jul 21, 2016

How to Make (almost) Anything Into Jewelry

How to Turn (almost) Anything Into Jewelry.
If you are familiar with my book The Naughty Secretary Club: The Working Girls Guide to Handmade Jewelry or my work you know that I am firm believer in the mantra that if it will sit still long enough it…
Jul 19, 2016

Christmas in July – 6 Months and Counting

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Christmas is July – is it is a sales tactic?  Sure it is, but who does not like sales?  When it comes to kitschy Christmas trees I’m all about the sales.  I work for Treetopia and get my yellow, pink,…
Jul 15, 2016

Banana and Sunbutter Ice Cream Sandwiches

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National Ice Cream Day is Sunday July 17th.  Did you see the tree I decorated to celebrate?  Besides decorating a tree I also fully intended to eat some ice cream.  Maybe even this homemade banana ice cream I made for…
Jul 14, 2016

How to Decorate a Pink Tree for National Ice Cream Day

How to decorate an ice cream tree.
Give me a holiday and I’ll decorate a tree for it.  National Ice Cream Day (which is this Sunday July 17th) is no different.  I scream, you scream, we all scream for decorated ice cream trees.  My Pretty in Pink…
Jul 07, 2016

Three Trendy Triangle Tutorials

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Is it possible for a shape to be trendy?  I think it is.  For a hot second hexagons were all the rage and technically a polka dot is a circle.  It’s about time that triangles got their day in the…
Jul 06, 2016

Wearing Your Art Work

Hand painted jewelry by Jennifer Perkins.
Remember when I made jewelry full time?  Back when I was Naughty Secretary Club.  Well I’ve been hearing the siren call of beads again lately.  My latest designs are a combination of my first love jewelry and my new love…
Jun 27, 2016

Celebrate National Sunglasses Day with a Felt Sunglass Case DIY

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Happy National Sunglasses Day!  I’m never without a pair are you?  I even keep a giant basket full of spare pairs by my pool for guests.  Really you can never have too many pairs of sunglasses or for that matter…