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Recommendation: Genevieve Motley jewelry

Posted in elsewhere, etsy, fashion, wishlist by gwen on July 6, 2010

South African jewelry designer Genevieve Motley makes the most lovely, unique pieces you can imagine. Very economically priced, too. I won this fantastic necklace and have received many compliments on it over the past few days.

June 30: Genevieve Motley necklace

Head on over to her shop at genmotley.etsy.com.

Recommended: Sea Glass Designs

Posted in elsewhere by gwen on June 11, 2010

Rita in Nova Scotia has the best luck in her sea glass-hunting excursions — check out these lovelies …

found

… which she turns into the most exquisite statement pieces. Have you ever seen such a big piece of red sea glass?

red

There’s beautiful pink depression glass …

pink

…and a sweet sea creature …

sea creature

… and the most delicate piece of flowered sea pottery …

rooster

you can see more and buy some at Sea Glass Designs on etsy.

All photos and jewelry © Rita Laidlaw of Sea Glass Designs

Striving for perfection

Posted in music by gwen on January 27, 2010

Super highly recommended free download: Wu Tang Vs. The Beatles: Enter The Magical Mystery Chambers.

seriously. you will love this. it is jazzy and hip hoppy and poppy and exactly what mash-ups should be, seamless and unrecognizable and so familiar all at once.

wu-tang vs. the beatles

What are you listening to lately?