My name is Emily and I live in Portland, Maine, making jewelry, wandering on beaches, collecting rocks and reading books. I love sharing my interests and inspirations here on my blog.
Quite by accident, I found myself clicking through images of some lovely tattoos this evening. I especially love these nautical inspired ones: I love this last one, it reminds me of scrimshaw. (images found here) Advertisements
I started playing around with some geometric ideas for a new collection of jewelry. I was initially inspired by the growth and formation of crystals, which has spun off into prisms and geometry (to name a few). Since I’ve started … Continue reading
I’ve been dreaming lately of a delightfully creepy tea party featuring this marvelous set by Undergrowth Designs: I find these unsettling and humorous all at the same time. And, I love the painted shoes.
As I mentioned recently, I’ve been really excited about setting stones. Here are a few candy inspired gems that look good enough to eat! Aren’t they yummy!? (click on images to go to the source)
I’ve been smiling about this “living graffiti” I stumbled upon: Street artist Edina Tokodi creates moss graffiti on the streets of Brooklyn. I would absolutely love to encounter a site like this while walking through my neighborhood. Read more here.
I’ve been working on some new jewelry pieces inspired by lichen and moss. One of my favorite things is how you can feel so inspired by something, and in the process of making, you discover a whole new realm of … Continue reading