Browsing Archive: April, 2013

Discovering Etching

Posted by Robyn Anderson on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, In : Etching 

Here it is!!!! After much trial and error (and lots of frustration thrown into the chemical mix), here is my first successful etched piece. Unfortunately I only have this photo taken with my phone, so the clarity is poor.



And after polishing...




I am so happy with the final result :)


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Clever ways to keep your chain from tangling.

Posted by Robyn Anderson on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, In : Clever ideas 

My checkout lady at my local supermarket shared this great tip. Cut a piece of straw and thread it onto your chain, then do up the clasp. This is great for travelling. Pop your chain in a snap lock bag or draw string organza bag and you will never have to worry about knots in your chain again.

The second great idea that I use in my studio for storing many chains comes from Andrew Berry from At The Bench. Pop your chain in a small zip lock bag leaving a small tail of chain dangling out of t...


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My inspiration for today...

Posted by Robyn Anderson on Monday, April 15, 2013, In : Inspiration 
“I've learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow. I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights. I've learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you'll miss them when they're gone from your life. I've learned that making a "living" is not the same thing as making a "life." I've learned that ...
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