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A Flea Market Leather Find May Be No Find

Recently a friend came to me with an idea for a design she wanted to have made, a hippie style leather pocketbook pouch. I get excited when customers and friends have ideas. It challenges my creative juices to come up with a design that reflects their personality, style and soul, so I was totally on board with working with her.  

She told me she would send over the leather in a few days. Now I normally don't work on leather that I don't purchase myself because I purchase leather from one or two dealers whom I have been buying...

It's a Pure Kama Kind of Love

2 Souls ~ Friendship that transcends time, travel, tribe, color, age & religion ~ Love in its purest form.

I was madly in love. The head over heels kind of romantic love that fills one soul with excitement and extreme, 'I can’t live without you' joy. I wanted to give my love something that he could wear when I was not near - something that would remind him of my love and devotion, to him and to us. What better...

How It's Done

One of the designs I am most proud of is my Amari Braided Leather Bracelet. It really is a simple design - no bells and whistles, or bling-bling. A sleek, sexy, hand-braided leather strap hand crafted from the softest leathers; deerskin. What sets this bracelet apart from just about everything I have seen, is its end cap construction. The end caps are beyond durable. Take a look at the video below.  

The Make-up Test

I tested a few options for removing makeup (blush / bronzer) from a piece of Mayonnaise color Deerskin Leather. Watch to see which method worked the best!

Three Vintage French Keys ~ A Time for Abundance

Three Vintage French Keys ~ A Time for Abundance

small vintage French keys that came from a brocante in Bourgogne, France

You may be wondering what three vintage keys from France have to do with abundance unless they are responsible for unlocking a door that is housing something of value. Well, I suppose there is some truth to that. I will explain.

I purchased these vintage keys from a shop on Etsy a while back. If you are a follower of any of my Facebook pages, blogs, or any of my social media accounts then you may actually remember reading about this...