Mom Jewelry…Flaunt it!

I just love jewelry that scream, “Hey, I’m a mom!”  There is no greater joy in life then being a mother.  I am proud to be mom to my sweet son N and mommy to my sweet daughter A.  Yes, my children are a blessing and both of them so unique that one calls me “mom” and the other calls me “mommy.”  I do prefer “mommy,”  something about “mom” that makes me sound so old.  And the funny thing is it is my five year old that calls me mom!  I guess it doesnt really matter, I am their mother and I thank the Lord every day for these amazing blessings.  And it is because I am so thankful that I will flaunt my motherhood every chance I get wearing my MOM jewelry.

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This is one of my favorite Mom pieces to wear.  It goes with everything!  Dress it up or dress it down.  This dainty Mom necklace is from Skadi Jewelry in Finland.  The chain is silver plated and nickel free, so no allergies to worry about.  The jewelry artist has added three genuine Swarovski crystal’s which add to the beauty of this piece.  The heart shaped Mom charm is the perfect way to show your mom how much you love her this Mother’s Day.  And if you are buying for yourself, it is a perfect reminder of the loves that hold your heart forever.

Skadi Jewelry also features rings, earrings, and accessories for men.  Here are some of my top picks from their Etsy Shop:

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Doesn’t that just make you want to say, “awwww!”  2 Little P’s is an amazing shop on Etsy that creates beautiful hand stamped jewelry, leather cuffs, and handcrafted art jewelry.  Each piece is created by hand, which means that each piece is unique and no two are ever the same.    Cathy, is the artist and shop owner and she has two little peas of her own that she treasures.  In fact, it was her two precious girls that inspired the artist inside of her to create beautiful jewelry that can be treasured for all time.

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I absolutely adore the personalized pieces.  There is something special about the connection and the emotional expression that these pieces display.  The hand stamped sterling silver infinity necklace is absolutely stunning.   This necklace is perfect for moms and grandmothers.  Cathy crafted a custom piece for me with the names of my children and their birthstones.    What a beautiful piece! I cried when I opened the box.  This gift is such a special way for me to carry my babies with me each and every day.   I love how delicate the necklace is.  Cathy can personalize a custom piece with any name, special phrase, date, or bible verse. 


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This hand stamped sterling silver washer charm necklace from 2 Little P’s will warm your heart and nurture your soul.  It is suspended from an 18 inch sterling silver ball chain, and features a sterling silver washer charm along with two Swarovski birthstone crystals to complete the look.  It is a limited edition 2 Little P’s original. 

Another very unique piece that is offered in this shop is the  fingerprint charm bracelet.  Another beautiful heirloom piece.  After placing your order, Cathy will send you a kit that will help you capture your child’s fingerprint.  Send the prints back to her and she will customize a charm bracelet that is unique to you and your family.

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So if you are looking for a gift for someone special that screams I LOVE YOU!  This is it!  Order here:

STOREFRONT: https://www.2littlePs.co,
ETSY: https://www.etsy.com/shop/2littlePs
ARTFIRE: http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/studio/2littlePs

Stay tuned for tomorrow’s post!  I will be posting a giveaway hosted by 2 Little P’s.  You will have the opportunity to enter and win a customized Sterling Silver Infinity Necklace of your very own.

Doll up with Mialisia and a fun Reindeer Tshirt Craft

Mialisia Jewelry makes accessorizing fun and easy!   Not just another home party company.  Mialisia offers beautiful jewelry that you can add to any outfit and look stunning!  The pieces that are offered are stylish, light weight, and simple.  I find all three qualities a must when accessorizing.  I have never been real good at matching up pieces to go together, so I usually choose either or…meaning I usually wear just earrings, or just a necklace but never together.  Mialisia made it so very simple to match up pieces.  I have never had more fun dressing up my every day outfits until Mialisia! 

I received an invitation to my son’s Christmas play at daycare.  The invitation explained that he was to wear a white shirt, jeans, and a Santa hat.  For some reason I was not very successful in finding a nice white polo or button down shirt in toddler sizes.  I was stuck purchasing the white Hanes shirts that come in a package of like 6.  To me these shirts are plain ol’ boring undershirts.  I decided to make his white shirt a lil more festive.  So…out came the shirt paint, googly eyes, pom, poms, and fabric glue.  After painting his sweet lil hands and one of his perfect lil feet, we ended up with this original Rudolph the Reindeer shirt.  It is safe to say he has the cutest white shirt for his play!

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It really is easy peasy to make.  A few tips…keep wipies near by to clean off the hands and foot after pressing on shirt.  Fabric glue is best when gluing down the pom pom and googly eyes.  Keep paint off momma’s hands so not to stain the shirt when pressing and removing your sweet lil one’s hands and foot from shirt.

Counting down…

Only 11 days til Christmas!!!  (please excuse the pic…it is missing a few cotton balls)  We have had a lot of fun counting down the days to Christmas with this Santa Beard Calendar.  Each day the kids add another piece of Santa’s beard.  The day of Christmas we add Santa’s nose.  This has been a great way to add fun and excitement while the anticpation builds up for the kids.  It is also a great way to teach number recognition and counting.  My son is 4 and loves to count the cotton pieces of Santa’s beard before he puts the new piece up.  He is so sweet and enjoying the Christmas fun!  You can find yours at Target in the Dollar Spot.

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Do you have a friend or family member that is an active member of the US military?  Still looking for that special Christmas gift?  Check out Once Upon a Jewel.  Once Upon a Jewel specializes in military charm bracelets.  They make sweet stocking stuffers for anyone that has a boyfriend or husband that is in the military.  Bracelets may be customized with your favorite colors and many different charms.  Create one that represents the couple with charms that symbloize their love, special trips they may have taken, or a yellow ribbon for their safe return.  I just love the sweetness to what you can use to create these bracelets.
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Turkey’s and a Charmed Life

So after discovering my paintbrushes turned moldy and we had no brown paint, I wasnt so sure this post would be possible.  I am still trying to figure out how my paintbrushes started growing hair…but that is a whole nother story I guess.  I decided to overcome this challenge.  I sent my daughter to the bathroom to get qtips and I started mixing paint to make a brown.  I finally came up with the perfect concoction of red, yellow, and blue and got a pretty (yes a pretty!) brown and the qtips quickly became replacements for the moldy brushes.  Earlier in the day we found plain tee’s in the closet and decided they would be perfect for making our turkey shirts.  So after much disaster we finally created these beauties to wear on Thanksgiving.  Pretty simple to make and all you really need is a cute lil hand, paint, and a tee.

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If you haven’t heard…I am hosting my first Multi Vendor Holiday Giveaway.

My new friend Julie is the owner of A Charmed Life.  She creates beautiful jewelry and accessories.  She is also one of the sponsors in the giveaway.  From necklaces to key chains, she can personalize each piece with personal pictures and  charms.  My daughter was quick to fall in love with this beautiful piece.

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The bracelet is a fun bangle with lots of beautiful charms.  My daughter enjoyed the jingling of the charms and couldnt stop looking down at her wrist.  She said,  “it is the prettiest thing I  have ever worn!”  Other favorites available in her shop:

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