Category: inspiration
galaxy nugget earrings by sailorgirl jewelry
day 6 – galaxy nugget earrings

Day 6 of my 30 New Pieces of Jewelry in 30 Days. The galaxy nugget earrings. Today I played with shapes and came up with this awesome “nugget” shape. Each bead is hand faceted – with a cheese knife! The…

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colour mini strand necklaces by sailorgirl jewelry
day 5 – colour mini strands

Day 5 of my 30 New Pieces of Jewelry in 30 Days. Today I made colour mini strands! Some days you just want a dash of colour, a bright and lively little strand to zip up your outfit. My mini…

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midnight lemon bracelet by sailorgirl jewelry
day 4 – midnight lemon bracelet

day 4 of my 30 New Pieces of Jewelry in 30 Days – the midnight lemon bracelet. Tart zingy lemon yellow matches so perfectly with this deep midnight blue. I’m experimenting with colours that bounce off each other to make…

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fading sky pendant by sailorgirl jewelry
day 3 – fading sky pendant

Day 3 of my 30 New Pieces of Jewelry in 30 Days – the fading sky pendant. As a sailor I spend a lot of my life looking up into the sky. I watch the colours change from vibrant bright…

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day 1 – it’s spring! necklace

Oh boy, did you see all the green leaves outside? There is nothing like fresh green spring leaves, they are SO vibrant! And there are so many shades of green, from the palest green buds to the deep green of…

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carnival mini bead bracelet by sailorgirl jewelry
may 2015 giveaway!

My brain is about to explode!!! There is so much colour swirling in my head! Everywhere I go I see colour combinations, purple pansies with black centres, green leaves against blue sky, red peppers with white cauliflower. It’s everywhere and…

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pearl birds nest necklace by Sailorgirl Jewelry
spring 2015 giveaway

Did you see my video of the wind in the trees? Listen closely. There’s birdies singing!!! I just LOVE the sound of birdies chirping. One of my favourite memories of being a kid in Australia is of listening to the…

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quilt pendant by sailorgirl jewelry
Quilts?

Quilt? Well, I was playing one day at the torch, randomly doodling with my glass and thinking of how I would like to learn to quilt. And these are the colours I would make a quilt. Of course quilts are…

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goofiness on 2 feet
goofiness on 2 feet

Where does my jewelry come from? From the world around me. From standing on a fishing pier and watching the sandpipers skitter along the rail. From lying on the deck and watching the clouds go by. From watching the sunset…

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new camera
oh boy! new camera!

Oh this is SO exciting! Look what I have… My brand new Fujifilm X30. It’s a step up from a point and shoot in that I can turn it onto full manual mode. Since we’re friends I will admit something…

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100 happy days  by sailorgirl jewelry 97 - 100
100 happy days, 97 – 100

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From top left: 97.Damn I love wandering around in a city where all the buildings are just so beautiful. Everything is so impossibly pretty! How…

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100 happy days 93-96 by sailorgirl
100 happy days, 93 – 96

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From the top left: 93. Honesty makes me happy. This pizza restaurant advertises wood fired pizza. That would be wood blocking the street. 94. Sometimes getting stuck…

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100 happy days, 89-92 by sailorgirl
100 happy days, 89-92

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From the top left: 89. Ancient Roman coliseums, beautiful rooftops and sunshine. Looking over the skyline of Arles on a mission to see the places where…

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100 happy days 85-88 by sailorgirl
100 happy days, 85 – 88

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From the top left: 85. The sight of the cheese aisle in the supermarket in Paris made me so happy I could cry. This is…

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100 happy days, 81-84 by sailorgirl
100 happy days, 81 – 84

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From the top left: 81. Thinking outside the box. Why make a living working a cubicle job when you could learn to be a great…

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100 happy days, by sailorgirl 77 - 80
100 happy days, 77 – 80

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From the top left: 77. Hanging out in Scottish bicycle cafes with my favourite father son team. 78. Bikes rule!!! Are these not the coolest…

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100 happy days by sailorgirl 73-76
100 happy days, 73 – 76

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From the top left: 73. PINK BOOTS!!!! I have coveted these for years and when I saw them on the sale rack they had to be…

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100 days of happy 69-72 by sailorgirl
100 days of happy, 69 – 72

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From the top left: 69. Always see the flowers in life. 70. After a long work day it makes me really happy to put my…

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100 days of happy 65-68 by sailorgirl
100 days of happy, 65-68

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From the top left: 65. Standing in a long line in a store is made much happier when the woman in front is holding this!…

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100 days of happy 61-64 by sailorgirl
100 days of happy, 61-64

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From the top left: 61. Happy that it is warm and sunny and calm enough for snacks under sail! 62. Awesome street art makes me happy. Especially…

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100 days of happy 57-60 by sailor girl
100 days of happy, 57 – 60

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From the top left: 57. It totally amuses me to stand in my jewelry booth here in Amherstburg and have freighters gliding past on the…

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100 days of happy 53-56 by sailor girl
100 days of happy, 53 – 56

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From the top left: 53.  A toast to an evening full of friends, pizza and laughs. And a decent bottle of rum. 54. Yes that would be…

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100 days of happy 49-52 by sailor girl
100 days of happy, 49 – 52

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From the top left: 49. Oh sweet sweet caffeine how you kick me into gear each morning. Thank you from the bottom of my happy heart….

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100 days of happy 45-48 by sailor girl
100 days of happy, 45 – 48

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From the top left: 45. Sometimes happiness is as simple as a giant bowl of cheese caramel popcorn which sounds like such a weird combo…

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100 days of happy 41-44 by sailorgirl
100 days of happy, 41 – 44

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From the top left: 41. A post shopping glass of vino, planning the fall shopping trip in Paris! Oh happy times! 42. Beach finds are…

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100 days of happy 37-40 by sailorgirl
100 days of happy, 37 – 40

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From the top left: 37. Today’s moment of happy is courtesy of Cheeky and Lucy, 2 Senegal parrots. Cheeky thought my glass beads were quite tasty….

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100 days of happy 33-36 by sailorgirl
100 days of happy, 33 – 36

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From the top left: 33. One big table, two race crews, chicken wings and wine. That was so much fun! 34. This is my beloved…

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100 happy days, 29 – 32
100 happy days, 29 – 32

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From the top left: 29. Wine, hand puppets, picnic bench beside a lake, cupcakes, friends. Good times. 30. Being surrounded by glass sculpture and talking…

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100 happy days, 25 – 28
100 happy days, 25 – 28

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From the top left: 25. Dragging my butt out of bed, putting on these shoes and running along the boardwalk makes me happy for the…

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100 happy days, 21 – 24
100 happy days, 21 – 24

Every day for 100 days, I take a photo of something that makes me happy. From the top left: 21. After a really long day, coming back to Miss Ethyl’s B&B to find the bed turned back, a jug of ice…

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