Sunday, May 27, 2012

New Pinterest boards - Cats and Foxy

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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

From Etsy’s Merchandising Desk: June 2012

June’s Trends:
  • Father’s Day: Gift ideas and personalized options specifically for dads.
  • Graduations: Announcements, invitations, party decor and gift ideas.
  • The World in Sports: Biking and tennis come back into focus with the impending Tour de France and Wimbledon Tennis Championship; also trending are this summer’s upcoming Olympic Games, scheduled to kick off in late July.
  • Gardening: Planters, vertical solutions, tools, garden markers, heirloom seed varieties, compost bins, terrariums, bird and bee houses, chicken coops and egg baskets.
  • Gadget Accessories: Innovative gadget cases, docking stations, speakers, amplifiers and accessories, especially geared around the iPhone 4S, iPad and Kindle Fire.
  • Nails: Lacquers, polishes, art and stickers.
  • Fashion: Summer dresses (especially maxi dresses), sheer and crochet panels, neon hues, open toe shoes, retro inspired swimwear.
  • References to Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Mad Men & Alice in Wonderland — all trending in pop culture. Think in terms of symbols like arrows, birds, wizardry, magic, enchanted forests, rabbits, whimsy and mid-century modern fashion and decor.
  • Vintage Fashion and Decor: With the return of Mad Men’s season 5, expect to see inspired vintage collections trending once again.
  • Weddings: Engagement rings, both handcrafted and antique. Vintage, retro and rockabilly references, photobooths and props, fan programs, Mad Libs, personalized wine labels, fingerprint guest books, DIY decorations, and creative takes on the little details from save the dates all the way to favors.
  • Infinity Styles: Rings, scarves, bracelets & necklaces.
  • Organization and Storage: Spring cleaning! Fresh solutions for getting organized.
  • Personalization: Gift ideas with monograms, initials, text, numbers, zodiac, constellations, portraits, custom labels, stamps, fingerprints and family trees.
  • Home: Outdoor living and furniture, fireplaces and pits, outdoor kitchens, string lights and lanterns, window curtains, drapes, shower curtains, bedding and hardware.
  • Culinary Trends: Food preservation and canning. DIY culinary kits are on the rise. Classic cocktails, homebrewing, beer and wine accessories, herb infusions and kits, garden to table.
  • Designer Vintage: Authentic fashion, collectibles, bikes and auto accessories.
  • Letters, Numbers, and Symbols: Large vintage signage, letterpress blocks, monogram housewares and typewriter keys.
  • Natural History: Woodland forest themes and animals, birds, owls, squirrels, hedgehogs, chipmunks, bunnies, butterflies, feathers, nests, eggs, acorns, leaves, trees, branches, woodgrain, and natural colors.
  • Lockets, secret hiding places, skeleton keys, arrows, diamonds, paper cuts, silhouettes, fortune cookies, wishbones, constellations, fortune telling.
  • Large scale vintage and handmade paper maps, botanical and anatomy charts.
  • Upcycled lights, lamps, exposed bulbs, and chandeliers.
  • The Queen and her Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
  • Vintage cameras, especially Polaroids with film.
  • Bike caddies, baskets, and creative accessories.
  • Embellished, painted & customizable shoes.
  • Cottage Style: Chic decor and accessories.
  • Video game-inspired references
  • Writable chalkboard surfaces
  • Embellished faux eyelashes
  • Designed Fabric Yardage
  • Wall and laptop decals
  • The little black dress
  • Mermaids
  • Ear cuffs
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Monday, May 21, 2012

Vintage music earrings

Vintage piano music earrings




Elegant handmade jewelry with vintage music image is a perfect gift for music lover.
• Pendants are aprox. 2.7 cm/ 1.06 inch
• Total length of the earrings approx. 4.5 cm/ 1.7 inch
• Image applied on both sides


Vintage gramophone earrings - music jewelry




Lovely handmade earrings have square shape.
These are lightweight and easy to wear.

• Pendants are aprox. 2.7 cm/ 1.06 inch
• Total length of the earrings approx. 4.5 cm/ 1.7 inch
• Image applied on both sides


Vintage sheet music earrings



• Pendants are aprox. 2.7 cm/ 1.06 inch
• Total length of the earrings approx. 4.5 cm/ 1.7 inch
• Image applied on both sides



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Saturday, May 19, 2012

Summer jewelry - Necklaces

Summer it's time to vamp up for wardrobe for vacation girls!

Necklaces  are perfect with everything from t-shirts and jeans to your best going-out dresses.

Here are a few stylish necklaces I made special for summer time

Dragonfly necklace 



Lovely handmade necklace with a print of tender blue dragonfly made ​​in light, neutral colors
Pendant sizes aprox.: 2.5 cm/1 inch in diameter
Chain length approx.: 60 cm/24 inch
Lobster clasp.


Om Mandala necklace



Symbol "om" is considered to be one of the most sacred syllables in several Indian religions and is often used for meditation. 
Om(also Aum) is the most simple sound, but it encompasses so much. It is the sound of the universe.
Pendant sizes aprox.: 2.5 cm/1 inch in diameter
Chain length approx.: 50 cm/20 inch
Lobster clasp.


Vintage World Map - travel necklace



Do you love traveling? If so, this necklace especially for you
Pendant sizes aprox.: 2.3 cm/0.9 inch
Chain length approx.: 50 cm/20 inch
Lobster clasp.
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Ear studs

 Black and white polka dots stud earrings



Pair of tiny ear posts with black and white polka dots.
Round cabochons are protected by a glossy resin.


• Pendants are aprox. 14 mm/ 0.55 inch



Rainbow colors small stud earrings



Bright multi-colored earrings studs, perfect for summer
• Pendants are aprox. 14 mm/ 0.55 inch 

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

The brightness of the day



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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Sweet Dreams

My cat and degus sleep together


They are so cute
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Thursday, May 10, 2012

2 pairs of new earrings

I am perfectly rested on vacation, so I am full of energy can start to work and to make new jewelry

 Black and white polka dots earrings


Golden peacock feather earrings 

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Retro

I took this photo in May of this year in Lviv (western Ukraine) when I was on vacation.


Lviv, Ukraine 
May 2012

Lviv is beautiful city. It is located 500 km from Kiev, where I live.
I love
Lviv and come back often. Every time I find something new for me in this city.
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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Month of the bull on Etsy

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Colorful Biology - adjustable ring

Lovely handmade ring with a print of a colorful abstract on a black background

 

Picture is printed on the metal base and protected with a cover of glossy resin.
 


sizes aprox.: 2.5 cm/1inch in diameter
Adjustable metal ring base


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From Etsy’s Merchandising Desk: May 2012

May’s Trends:
  • The World in Sports: Equestrian, bright colors, fascinators and horse racing themes back in the spotlight with the Kentucky Derby and tennis gear; fashion and matches with the French Open.
  • Gardening: Planters, vertical solutions, tools, garden markers, heirloom seed varieties, compost bins, terrariums, bird and bee houses.
  • Gadget Accessories: Innovative gadget cases, docking stations, speakers, amplifiers and accessories, especially geared around the iPhone 4S, iPad and Kindle Fire.
  • References to Harry PotterHunger GamesMad Men & Alice in Wonderland — all trending in pop culture. Think in terms of symbols like arrows, birds, wizardry, magic, enchanted forests, rabbits, whimsy and mid-century modern fashion and decor.
  • Vintage Fashion and Decor: With the return of Mad Men‘s season 5, expect to see inspired vintage collections trending once again.
  • Weddings: Engagement rings, both handcrafted and antique. Vintage, retro and rockabilly references, photobooths and props, fan programs, Mad Libs, personalized wine labels, fingerprint guest books, DIY decorations, and creative takes on the little details from save the dates all the way to favors.
  • Nails: lacquers, polishes and stickers.
  • Infinity Styles: Rings, scarves, bracelets & necklaces.
  • Organization and Storage: Spring cleaning! Fresh solutions for getting organized.
  • Personalization: Gift ideas with monograms, initials, text, numbers, zodiac, constellations, portraits, custom labels, stamps, fingerprints and family trees.
  • Cottage: Chic decor and accessories.
  • Home: Window curtains, drapes, shower curtains, bedding and hardware.
  • Fashion: Spring basics and accessories, lighter layers, leggings, and bright colors. Summer dresses on the radar.
  • Culinary Trends: DIY culinary kits are on the rise. Classic cocktails, homebrewing, beer and wine accessories, herb infusions and kits, garden to table.
  • Designer Vintage: Authentic fashion, collectibles, bikes and auto accessories.
  • Letters, Numbers, and Symbols: Large vintage signage, letterpress blocks, monogram housewares and typewriter keys.
  • Natural History: Woodland forest themes and animals, birds, owls, squirrels, hedgehogs, chipmunks, bunnies, butterflies, feathers, nests, eggs, acorns, leaves, trees, branches, woodgrain, and natural colors.
  • Lockets, secret hiding places, skeleton keys, arrows, diamonds, paper cuts, silhouettes, fortune cookies, wishbones, constellations, fortune telling.
  • Large scale vintage and handmade paper maps, botanical and anatomy charts.
  • Upcycled lights, lamps, exposed bulbs, and chandeliers.
  • Vintage cameras, especially Polaroids with film.
  • Bike caddies, baskets, and creative accessories.
  • Embellished, painted & customizable shoes.
  • Video game-inspired references
  • Writable chalkboard surfaces
  • Designed Fabric Yardage
  • Wall and laptop decals
  • Cannes Film Festival
  • The little black dress
  • Mermaids
  • Macarons
  • Ear cuffs
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Monday, May 7, 2012

Spring colorful theme

Spring is a time of colorful and bright impressions
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