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Fredericksburg, Texas, United States
I am working,playing or riding.I enjoy working on my etsy www.TamsJewelry.etsy.com or my artfire www.TamsJewelry.artfire.com and my newest zibbet shop.www.TamsJewelry.zibbet.com or My Handmade Artist Shop http://handmadeartistsshop.com/shop/TamsJewelry I love my work,my life, I am so Blessed. If I could use only one word to describe myself it would be kindhearted.(To a fault)L.O.L.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

HAF Featured Artist John the GemLover

Fire Agate Necklace

Hello,I would like to share this great ArtFire studio.If you haven't met the Gem lover John Rasmussen from Easley South Carolina you are truly missing out! I am so glad I met him through the Hand Made Artist forum.Here is his HAF Shop.He has a great variety of items in his store.Check out this pendant and he has many other items.He also has a very cool Blog .Well I am sure you will have a great time exploring, Thanks for stopping by I hope you enjoy whats left of your Memorial weekend and stay Safe!

The Handmade Artists’ Shop is Celebrating its Grand Re-Opening

The Handmade Artists’ Shop is Celebrating its Grand Re-Opening

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Featured Handmade Artist Kris of Lisianblue

Handpainted Artistic Vase Haven

Butterfly Frolic Handpainted Collectors Ornament

Cream & White Crocheted Scallops Scarf

Hello ,Have you met Kris of Lisianblue yet?She is a talented Artisan from Albuquerque New Mexico?She loves to knit and crochet and check out the beautiful Ornaments!She has a gorgous ArtFire Studio and Check out her Handmade Artists Shop.Her blog is pretty inspiring also so be sure not to miss it.Of course you can follow her on Twitter too so you can keep up with her newest works.I hope you have enjoyed visting Kris and I hope you have a fantastic week.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Almost Caught Up and I'm not Dead 8) LOL

Keeping for myself 8)

Silver Ring /9mm Round Natural Cognac Quartz Size 8

St. Silver Ring / 8.23 ct CZ Princess Cut Stone Size 7

      Hello!I haven't done a personal post in a while so I figured I had better do it now.This is as close to caught up as I have been since before spring.LOL  Kind of scary ,I mean I didn't think I was going to get caught up on my "To do List" till I died . But It's a miracle I am done editing most all my items pictures so my Shops all look as good as ever.I have enough new items to keep me busy listing most of the summer and I am working on some new designs.I have also learned to set stones.I kept the first one for myself of course8)What do you think?I have ordered several different stones can't wait till they get here.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The reason I have had some extra jewelry time is because I hurt my shoulder and had to have a cortisone injection to get me back to my karate.I missed last Saturdays tournament because of it.Well everything happens for a reason and I think God knew I needed to catch up a bit. LOL Well I feel like I am doing great now I am even doing half my work out so I should be back to good in a couple more  weeks.                                                                       Now that is not all the excitement in my little world.lol The Handmade Artist Forum has had a makeover.It has been very exciting.If you are a Artist you should join this group of talented people not only will you meet some really great like minded people you will make some friends,everyone I have met so far through the forum has been nice and helpful.I have learned and continue to learn from them.The new shop layouts are awesome here see for yourself.My HAF Shop8) Well that's about all I have to share with you today.I hope you have a great week!

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Featured Artist Gina of Dahlish Knits

Knit Waldorf Mermaid Baby Doll

Dragon Mini Blanket

Pink and gray checker board baby blanket

      Hello friends,I sure hope you are having a fantastic weekend .I am headed to the lake with my family as soon as I tell You about this great artist I have met through the Hand Made Artist's Forum. Her name is Gina and she is living in Jamestown  North Dakota with her family.She is a creative soul that has a passion for knitting and it is obvious the second you set eye's on her delicious Etsy shop.I think the Mermaid is my favorite but it is truly hard to choose .The Dragon blanket is adorable too don't ya think?She has great patience as reflected in this Checkerboard baby blanket.You will want to stop by her Blog also and you can follow her on FaceBook and Twitter.She is pretty easy to find 8)Hope you enjoy shopping!Have a great week!!

Monday, May 9, 2011

Featured Handmade Artist Haffina

Handmade Jewellers Brass Half Persian Bracelet

Handmade Polymer Clay Toggle Clasp with Gold plated wire

Sparkling Blossom Polymer Clay Two Hole Buttons

      Hello!I Was just visiting an Australian HAF Blog ring  friend of mine Haffina.She is a  mother of five so I am not really sure how she finds the time to create all those beautiful treasures in her shops 8)She has two ArtFire studio's one for her gorgeous beads and even some unique buttons. And another that is full of her unique Jewelry Creations.You will want to be sure to visit both!Here are a few of my favorites and you can follow her Blog to keep up with her.Well enjoy your shopping thanks for stopping by!

Monday, May 2, 2011

Featured Artist is Sandi Levy Creator Of iKnitQuiltSew

Hand-Knit Hot Pink Baby Booties - Size Newborn - 3 Months

Original Design Hand Quilted Baby Girl Quilt

TERRI Handmade Rag Doll with Glasses

              Hello,sure hope your week is off to a great start.Or should I say Month?May already? Wow! You can smell summer.LOL.This is a busy time of year for me.My friend Sandi Levy has been pretty busy also.Check out all the beautiful treasures in her iKnitQuiltSewEtsy Shop ,or her Handmade Artist Shop.Have you gotten mom a gift yet?Well you really shouldn't put it off any longer maybe a new wall hanging, or how about those baby booties for that special little one?It is so hard to pick just three favorites !  She has gifts for every occasion.If you deserve it, get something for yourself too.LOL  Well After Shopping Stop by and visit her blog she no's some really great Artists too.Have a great week!

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Women Over Fourty 8)

This is what Andy Rooney thinks about women over 40: 60 Minutes Correspondent Andy Rooney (CBS) As I grow in age, I value women over 40 most of all. Here are just a few reasons why: A woman over 40 will never wake you in the middle of the night and ask, 'What are you thinking?' She doesn't care what you think. If a woman over 40 doesn't want to watch the game, she doesn't sit around whining about it. She does something she wants to do, and it's usually more interesting. Women over 40 are dignified. They seldom have a screaming match with you at the opera or in the middle of an expensive restaurant. Of course, if you deserve it, they won't hesitate to shoot you if they think they can get away with it. Older women are generous with praise, often undeserved. They know what it's like to be unappreciated. Women get psychic as they age. You never have to confess your sins to a woman over 40. Once you get past a wrinkle or two, a woman over 40 is far sexier than her younger counterpart. Older women are forthright and honest. They'll tell you right off if you are a jerk, if you are acting like one. You don't ever have to wonder where you stand with her. Yes, we praise women over 40 for a multitude of reasons. Unfortunately, it's not reciprocal. For every stunning, smart, well-coiffed, hot woman over 40, there is a bald, paunchy relic in yellow pants making a fool of himself with some 22-year old waitress. Ladies, I apologize. For all those men who say, 'Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free? here's an update for you. Nowadays 80% of women are against marriage. Why? Because women realize it's not worth buying an entire pig just to get a little sausage! Andy Rooney is a really smart guy!

My Favorite Words Of Wisdom and Inspiration8)

You must live for another if you wish to live for yourself. ~ Seneca

One day, the father of a very wealthy family took his son on a trip to the country with the express purpose of showing him how poor people live. They spent a couple of days and nights on the farm of what would be considered a very poor family.

On their return from their trip, the father asked his son, 'How was the trip?'

'It was great, Dad.'

'Did you see how poor people live?' the father asked.

'Oh yeah,' said the son.

'So, tell me, what did you learn from the trip?' asked the father.

The son answered:

'I saw that we have one dog and they had four.
We have a pool that reaches to the middle of our garden and they have a creek that has no end. We have imported lanterns in our garden and they have the stars at night. Our patio reaches to the front yard and they have the whole horizon. We have a small piece of land to live on and they have fields that go beyond our sight. We have servants who serve us, but they serve others. We buy our food, but they grow theirs. We have walls around our property to protect us, they have friends to protect them.'

The boy's father was speechless.

Then his son added, 'Thanks Dad for showing me how poor we are.'

Isn't perspective a wonderful thing? Makes you wonder what would happen if we all gave thanks for everything we have, instead of worrying about what we don't have.

Appreciate every single thing you have, especially your friends!

Pass this on to friends and acquaintances and help them refresh their perspective and appreciation.

'Life is too short and friends are too few.'

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What make's you smile?

Smile it makes you look younger ! ;)