First steps back into the crafting life…

As some of you know, my full time day job ended as of June 27, 2017 when the nonprofit I worked for sold to a for-profit operation. A very sad day… ...

Learn From Me!

Years ago, I taught an Intro to Stained Glass class through our local adult ed program. This weekly course was fun as I was able to share my knowledge with adult ...

Balanced Asymmetry

During a recent home redecorating project, we widened the doorway between our living room and dining room in order to allow light to flow through and give each room a more ...

They call me a Fearless Knitter

And this is why… What is the most challenging¬†project you’ve ever thought about knitting? A sweater with shaping and sleeves? A lace shawl? A handbag? I’ve started a project that is ...

ShipFREE Cyber Monday thru Dec. 14th!

December… De-summer… What happens when you plan a vacation… your summer vacation… for the first week in December? Free shipping, that’s what! Yes. My vacation is ill-timed for an¬†artist selling online, ...

JiSTdesigns… Open for Business!

Take a look at my hand knit wire bracelets, necklaces and earrings! What do you think? I’m having fun creating one of a kind jewelry items, many with glass or fused ...

Taking it to the Streets!

What was I thinking?

I’ve learned a lot about myself over the past year. I’ve learned that 3 shops on Etsy – in addition to a full time day job, family and life – are ...

An Extraordinary Discovery

Have you ever spent time in a new place, wandering aimlessly from your hotel with a vague destination in mind only to come across something extraordinary that you wouldn’t have expected? ...