Tag Archives: Maike’s Marvels Pendant

Pendants of the Day/Week

I started posting pendants of the day to my personal Facebook page, which seems to be resonating with my friends. So I’m contemplating shifting that over to the fan page to see if a pendant of the day/week is something people like to see. Clockwise: Seashells in the Waves, Raffia Square, Wrapped Boomerang and Womanly […]

Bound Hearts

Just before Mother’s Day I got an order for a mother-daughter set of ‘bound hearts’. I was asked to incorporate the birth stones of the family into a pendant like wrapped triangle, which is a fantastic idea. Visiting Dave’s Down to Earth Rock Shop is never a hardship, and I enjoyed sifting through their bead […]

New pendants

I’m preparing for the Custer Street Fair, my first big fair booth ever. I’ll be sharing a tent with the talented Jason McPhillips, who will have his wonderful paintings on hand. It is quite the expansion from the tray-sized pop-ups I’ve been doing, and also my first outdoor show. Since the pendants will get hot […]

Creativity burst

Why we play as children is not because it is our work or because it is how we learn, though both statements are true; we play because we are wired for joy, it is imperative as human beings. ~ John Thorn I’ve got a lovely outing to report, but yesterday inspiration struck, so here’s what took […]

Ravenswood ArtWalk 2012

It’s been a month of milestones. Last year I met a new Meetup Group at the Ravenshood ArtWalk, which has proven to be such a lovely community. This year we didn’t coordinate a group outing, but I enjoyed revisiting the ArtWalk on my own. The Ravenswood ArtWalk kicks off Chicago Artists Month, and showcases fine […]

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