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HEART & HANDS of a MAKER podcast

Sessions filled with great ideas, inspirational stories, everyday little joys, and life's big dreams. Each week, my guests and I discuss topics such as creating, the maker's life, business challenges and successes!

Many thanks to the team at @studiojsd and @juliesanforddesigns for hosting me last week. And to all who attended the workshops, demos and sale. 

There were many rings and pendants made by talented hands - lots of laughs, cameraderie, and maybe a glass of wine or two shared among us. 

Follow @studiojsd to keep up to date with all they have going on. It’s a hopping place offering workshops and inspiration and a gallery all poised to support the community and any artist who enters the space. 
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#studiojsd 
#jewelryinstructor 
#jewelrymaking 
#jewelrymakingclasses 
#lapidarystudio
#metalsmithing 
#metalclay 
#metalclayjewelry

Many thanks to the team at @studiojsd and @juliesanforddesigns for hosting me last week. And to all who attended the workshops, demos and sale.

There were many rings and pendants made by talented hands - lots of laughs, cameraderie, and maybe a glass of wine or two shared among us.

Follow @studiojsd to keep up to date with all they have going on. It’s a hopping place offering workshops and inspiration and a gallery all poised to support the community and any artist who enters the space.
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#studiojsd
#jewelryinstructor
#jewelrymaking
#jewelrymakingclasses
#lapidarystudio
#metalsmithing
#metalclay
#metalclayjewelry
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Off to teach this morning... But wait. Near the obstacle course (Yes! They built an obstacle course for Jeep Fest!) there’s a duck float. A. Rubber. Duck. Float! It was dropped off last night. I snuck down to get a picture and then there’s this sweet young lady hanging out. She says. Wait. I’m the duck today. So while I’m standing there she gets into her costume. 
So sweet! And how fun!! #grandhavenmichigan is an amazing place!
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#grandhaven 
#jeepfest 
#jeepfestgrandhaven 
#jewelryinstructor 
#jewelrydesigner 
#metalclay 
#metalclayjewelry 
#lifeontheroad

Off to teach this morning... But wait. Near the obstacle course (Yes! They built an obstacle course for Jeep Fest!) there’s a duck float. A. Rubber. Duck. Float! It was dropped off last night. I snuck down to get a picture and then there’s this sweet young lady hanging out. She says. Wait. I’m the duck today. So while I’m standing there she gets into her costume.
So sweet! And how fun!! #grandhavenmichigan is an amazing place!
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#grandhaven
#jeepfest
#jeepfestgrandhaven
#jewelryinstructor
#jewelrydesigner
#metalclay
#metalclayjewelry
#lifeontheroad
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Off to teach. But wait. Near the obstacle course (yes! They built an obstacle course for Jeep Fest!) there’s a duck float. Dropped off last night. I snuck down to get a picture and then there’s this sweet young lady hanging out. She says. “Wait. I’m the duck today.” So while I’m standing there she gets into her costume. 
So sweet! And so adorable 🐥
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#jeepfest 
#jeepfestgrandhaven 
#rubberduck 
#igotducked 
#jeepjeep 
#jeepducking

Off to teach. But wait. Near the obstacle course (yes! They built an obstacle course for Jeep Fest!) there’s a duck float. Dropped off last night. I snuck down to get a picture and then there’s this sweet young lady hanging out. She says. “Wait. I’m the duck today.” So while I’m standing there she gets into her costume.
So sweet! And so adorable 🐥
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#jeepfest
#jeepfestgrandhaven
#rubberduck
#igotducked
#jeepjeep
#jeepducking
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StudioJSD has been transformed! @dakotastones gemstone beads are in the house, all ready for the welcome reception! @beadalon also on full display alongside Maggie Thompson’s #kumihimo designs. 
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#partnerships 
#jewelrydesigner 
#gemstonebeads
#dakotastones 
##studiojsd 
#beadshopping 
#tucsonlite
#makersmarket 
#trunkshow

StudioJSD has been transformed! @dakotastones gemstone beads are in the house, all ready for the welcome reception! @beadalon also on full display alongside Maggie Thompson’s #kumihimo designs.
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#partnerships
#jewelrydesigner
#gemstonebeads
#dakotastones
##studiojsd
#beadshopping
#tucsonlite
#makersmarket
#trunkshow
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Have you ever taken a metal clay class in this type of amazing setting before? We are set up and ready to go! 🙌🏼 metal Clay Rings @studiojsd 

Thank you to Julie and her amazing team! I feel so welcome and comfortable here ☺️♥️

Still room in the hollow pendant/bead workshop on 5/18. Visit studiojsd.com or visit my story for direct link 

Did you watch until the end? Do you love her? What do you think her name is? 
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#metalclayjewelry 
#metalclayjewelrymaking 
#jewelrymaking 
#jewelryinstructor 
#jewelrydesigner 
#teachingontheroad 
#grandhavenmichigan 
#grandhaven

Have you ever taken a metal clay class in this type of amazing setting before? We are set up and ready to go! 🙌🏼 metal Clay Rings @studiojsd

Thank you to Julie and her amazing team! I feel so welcome and comfortable here ☺️♥️

Still room in the hollow pendant/bead workshop on 5/18. Visit studiojsd.com or visit my story for direct link

Did you watch until the end? Do you love her? What do you think her name is?
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#metalclayjewelry
#metalclayjewelrymaking
#jewelrymaking
#jewelryinstructor
#jewelrydesigner
#teachingontheroad
#grandhavenmichigan
#grandhaven
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Boxes shipped and received at @studiojsd . ✅  Unpacking has commenced and I have a sense of order. ✅  @juliesanforddesigns  and team have afforded me so much space to be set and comfortable for  the week. Such a gracious and generous host! 
2 metal clay classes are ready to roll out. ✅ 
8 jewelry-making fundamental demos ready to organize and add more to. Just in case. 😉 there is never enough prep! #iykyk

Thank you to Maggie Thompson for hooking me up with the most amazing kumihimo samples! I look forward to working with and showing off her look and designs this week.  Forever thankful to you, Maggie 💜

The metal clay ring class on Wednesday has sold out! 🎉
The metal clay hollow bead/pendant still has room if you’re in the area! 

See my story for a link or visit studiojsd.com for more info. 

If metal clay is not your jam. Julie has many other classes available. Including an amazing knife making and inlay cuff class next week! 

I’m ready to zone out and make some things. Feeling so grateful for my crazy work life and for my wonderful friends. ♥️YOU Julie! And for my family who offer me endless support as I chase my dreams ♥️ 
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#metalclayclasses 
#metalclayinstructor 
#metalclayjewelry 
#gemstonebeads 
#dakotastonesbeads 
#jewelrymaker 
#jewelryinstructor 
#mixedmediamakers

Boxes shipped and received at @studiojsd . ✅ Unpacking has commenced and I have a sense of order. ✅ @juliesanforddesigns and team have afforded me so much space to be set and comfortable for the week. Such a gracious and generous host!
2 metal clay classes are ready to roll out. ✅
8 jewelry-making fundamental demos ready to organize and add more to. Just in case. 😉 there is never enough prep! #iykyk

Thank you to Maggie Thompson for hooking me up with the most amazing kumihimo samples! I look forward to working with and showing off her look and designs this week. Forever thankful to you, Maggie 💜

The metal clay ring class on Wednesday has sold out! 🎉
The metal clay hollow bead/pendant still has room if you’re in the area!

See my story for a link or visit studiojsd.com for more info.

If metal clay is not your jam. Julie has many other classes available. Including an amazing knife making and inlay cuff class next week!

I’m ready to zone out and make some things. Feeling so grateful for my crazy work life and for my wonderful friends. ♥️YOU Julie! And for my family who offer me endless support as I chase my dreams ♥️
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#metalclayclasses
#metalclayinstructor
#metalclayjewelry
#gemstonebeads
#dakotastonesbeads
#jewelrymaker
#jewelryinstructor
#mixedmediamakers
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Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms, aunts, cousins, and friends in my life. I hope you had a special day. 

I took a quick flight to Grand Rapids to meet up with Julie! Then a quick ‘ish ride to Grand Haven - where I will call home for the week. 

The day started in PHL, gloomy and cold. It ended on the water with sunshine and 70-degrees. Grand Haven is a very special town filled with very friendly and welcoming people.

Thank you for the invitation, Julie 🩷I’m so glad to be here 
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#jsdstudio 
#grandhaven 
#metalclayworkshops 
#makersmarket 
#jewelryinstructor 
#metalclayinstructor 
#mixedmediamaker

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms, aunts, cousins, and friends in my life. I hope you had a special day.

I took a quick flight to Grand Rapids to meet up with Julie! Then a quick ‘ish ride to Grand Haven - where I will call home for the week.

The day started in PHL, gloomy and cold. It ended on the water with sunshine and 70-degrees. Grand Haven is a very special town filled with very friendly and welcoming people.

Thank you for the invitation, Julie 🩷I’m so glad to be here
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#jsdstudio
#grandhaven
#metalclayworkshops
#makersmarket
#jewelryinstructor
#metalclayinstructor
#mixedmediamaker
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Are you busy next week? Looking to learn jewelry-making techniques? In the market for gemstone beads?

Join us for a Maker’s Market at @studiojsd 5/16-5/17. 
We’re featuring beautiful @dakotastones gemstone beads, Maggie Thompson’s Traveller loom, @omtarabead crimping pliers and many other jewelry making tools and supplies. 

5/16 we’re hosting a welcome reception and sale; 5/17 is an all-day extravaganza with demonstrations and all the gemstone beads you could possibly need for your summer-show jewelry, gifts and fall-show jewelry, too!

(We’re looking into a virtual option based on comments and questions from many of you - stay tuned!) if you’re in the area-don’t miss this event! 

Hoping to see you there! 

If you have any questions comment or drop a DM 
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#jewelryinstructor 
#jewelrydesigner 
#jewelrysupplies 
#tamarahonaman
#studiojsd 
#dakotastones 
#omtara 
#beadalon 
#thebeadsmith 
#maggiethompson 
#travellerloom 
#microtools 
#grandhavenmichigan 
#vikingknitjewelry 
#vikingknit

Are you busy next week? Looking to learn jewelry-making techniques? In the market for gemstone beads?

Join us for a Maker’s Market at @studiojsd 5/16-5/17.
We’re featuring beautiful @dakotastones gemstone beads, Maggie Thompson’s Traveller loom, @omtarabead crimping pliers and many other jewelry making tools and supplies.

5/16 we’re hosting a welcome reception and sale; 5/17 is an all-day extravaganza with demonstrations and all the gemstone beads you could possibly need for your summer-show jewelry, gifts and fall-show jewelry, too!

(We’re looking into a virtual option based on comments and questions from many of you - stay tuned!) if you’re in the area-don’t miss this event!

Hoping to see you there!

If you have any questions comment or drop a DM
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#jewelryinstructor
#jewelrydesigner
#jewelrysupplies
#tamarahonaman
#studiojsd
#dakotastones
#omtara
#beadalon
#thebeadsmith
#maggiethompson
#travellerloom
#microtools
#grandhavenmichigan
#vikingknitjewelry
#vikingknit
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