Category Archives: What’s New?

Moving into fall…

So life has been a little busy lately and I haven’t updated this page the way that I should.  So if you’re looking for my fall show schedule as well as my new designs, hop on over to my Facebook … Continue reading

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Metal Stamping – it’s hot! And occasionally painful…

For the last few years, the metal stamping trend has been on the rise.  Companies like ImpressArt that started out small now offer an entire line of different fonts, blanks and just about any sort of tool you can imagine.  … Continue reading

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New Year…New Styles

It’s January which means it’s time for the annual White Sales in stores – or it used to be “the thing” back in the 70s and 80s when I was a kid.  It’s also time for organizational sales and the … Continue reading

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The Great Acorn Experiment

Do you ever see something in a store, in real life or online and think to yourself, I absolutely have to do that?  Because I do it all the time, especially with jewelry.  I see something and wonder if I … Continue reading

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Trend versus Timeless

It seems like everyone these days is searching for the next “big thing.”  Whether it’s in music, movies, or fashion (including jewelry) there is always someone proclaiming the hot new trend.  As a jewelry designer, one of the most difficult … Continue reading

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The Wires Have It!

Wire wrapped jewelry.  Other than the big, bold statement pieces made from resin and plastic, it’s the hip, “in” thing.  And since I can’t make a plastic necklace for less than the $10 you’ll spend at your local “big box” … Continue reading

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Experimentation is Springing Up Everywhere!

Okay, that was a terrible title, wasn’t it?  Yeah, it kind of was.  However it best describes what’s been going on here at the Easily Distracted studio.  I’m in full-on experimentation mode and have yet to meet a jewelry medium … Continue reading

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2015 – The Year Of Romance

In late 2014 when Pantone announced that the “color of 2015″ was Marsala, there was a collective head scratching among jewelry designers around the world.  Despite the fact that Pantone is the world’s authority on color (not to mention the … Continue reading

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The Sparkle Is Back For Fall!

This fall, everything is about the sparkle – and lots of it!  Much of it is inspired by Regency and Victorian-era designs made popular by shows like Downton Abbey.  If it glitters and shines, then chances are, there’s a place … Continue reading

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The Funky and the Fun – It’s All Me!

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been asked several times if I have a “design team” working with me because my designs seem to be “all over the place” in terms of style, color and media that I work with.  … Continue reading

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