Important Brown Dog Studio Tidbits

Monday, May 9, 2011

Bringing a bit of Paris to the Studio...

Paris was wonderful, but one of the BEST parts (romance, family-time, food, sites, history aside ;P ) was imagining what I could bring back to use in the studio!

When arranging this trip for our anniverary, Todd actually encouraged me to plan for the famous French flea markets. He reminded me to take along some jewelry for photographs...what a hubby! (did you notice my new blog header he had made for my return post-trip!? but I'm gushing...) One fun idea I had when planning the trip was making this bracelet.

I stamped several mini-Eiffel towers onto sterling, and wore this bracelet on our trip up the Tour Eiffel! A few of the charms are spoken for...Lucy and myself, my goddaughter who LOVES Paris. The rest will find their way into some pieces I've sketched out for this summer, along with some other fun items I brought back!

I would like to have a Paris-themed give-away this week. Please comment here on the blog, or on the studio Facebook page. Let me know about a memorable place you've travelled, where you HOPE to travel, or just say "Hi" or "Welcome back".

One random winner will receive their own mini-Eiffel, a 1/2 inch sterling initial charm, and her choice of colorful beadies on a ball chain bracelet. I'll announce the winner on Friday. If you live near enough to claim it in person, you can also enjoy a Brown Dog bar of lavendar soap.

I missed everyone, and am getting busy with new pretties to share with you.

Here was another photo-opportunity, too good to pass up...

"Mother of the family" chocolates...

1 comment:

  1. What a fun trip! I would love to purchase one of the mini Eiffel tower charms for my sister who is visiting this summer through the People to People program. I'll have to get in touch with you once school is out for me. Life is hectic right now. ;)