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January 30th, 2012

Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall

You can focus on loving another person on Valentine’s Day, but personally, I think it’s more important to love yourself.  Bring your pretty face into focus with this heartfelt, dark and vintage Etsy treasury – Mirror Mirror on the Wall.

Begin with my Beautifully Twisted spooky, tattoo-inspired wall mirror…

And don’t forget to check out the whole treasury!


~ Allison ~

January 23rd, 2012

Skull-O-Mania Treasury

The curator of this treasury clearly knows that skulls never go out of style.  Check it out – Skull-O-Mania.

My Dia De Los Muertos Grinning Skull beads serve up a creepy dose of skull!

I loved this treasury so much that I was inspired to put together my own little best-of skulls items from Etsy.

The Cara Bella Skull Ring by Florencio Designs boasts some awesome carving.

This kickass beeswax skull candle by PeaceBlossomCandles weighs in at 2 pounds.

And I saved the sweetest for last – skull-shaped sugar cubes crafted by dembones.


~ Allison ~

September 7th, 2011

Good and Evil Custom Pandora’s Box

I just had to share this with you!  You may have seen my Pandora’s boxes, which begin as everyday candy tins, and, layers of polymer clay later, end up as unique works of art.  A customer requested that I make a “good and evil” box.  Well, here’s what I came up with.  Four more pix after the jump!

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February 27th, 2011

Electric Spring: My Very First Treasury

After posting dozens of other peoples’ treasuries I’ve finally taken the plunge and composed my own.  It was so much fun to browse Etsy using different search terms to find the perfect items.  In my search I discovered so many cool new artists and shops.  Check out this collection of spring accessories, jewelry, homeware, even fitness equipment (hula hoops!!) in an eyepopping, vibrant color palette.  It’s…

Electric Spring


Sigh… I would love to have any of these gorgeous handmade pieces.  Wouldn’t you?  Please click through and comment to give these brilliant artists the exposure they deserve!