Archive for July, 2012
A Trip to the Gem Show

A Trip to the Gem Show

Yes, last Sunday I went to the Gem Show here in Metro Detroit.  This show is held twice a year and to be honest, I’m like a kid in a candy store.  For this show, I was focused on natural stones and fall trends.  I’m so excited with my finds I thought I would do a quick post and share what I think is ahead for the season. Fall 2012 Colors This...

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Collection Inspired by Rebel Red

Collection Inspired by Rebel Red

Rebel Red is the last in my Middle Sister inspiration series.  Designing for the different personalities has been both challenging and fun.  From a design standpoint, I think projects like this really push your creativity and encourage you to try new things.  I feel like I’m moving on having learned a lot about my personal design style.  I’ve...

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Necklace Inspired by Sweet & Sassy

Necklace Inspired by Sweet & Sassy

Back on the Middle Sister design track, today’s post features Sweet & Sassy Moscato.  The story below will explain how this design had some mix ups and twists to get to the finished product.  One of the things I’m most excited about this design is the black and white color scheme.  My designs tend to be a variety of colors, but never black...

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A Different Design Challenge

A Different Design Challenge

Today, I took on a design challenge that had nothing to do with inspiration from a beer or wine. The Challenge I’m headed off to a wedding this afternoon and I’m going to wear my favorite “poppy” dress.  While I love this dress, I’m always challenged when it comes to accessories.  The dress makes a statement on it’s own,...

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Vacation

Vacation

The last couple weeks have turned into an unexpected vacation for me.  I didn’t plan to take a break from making jewelry and posting on the blog, it just kind of happened.  Looking back, I think I needed a bit of time away to think, refocus and come back with new ideas. The time was spent enjoying fireworks, doing work around the house, and spending...

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My name is Lori Sullivan. By day I'm a Marketing Strategist and by night I'm a Jewelry Designer. I also enjoy relaxing with family and friends with a great wine or beer. This blog is the place where my passions for drinks, design, memories and marketing mix.