Friday, February 29, 2008

wood burning

I just bought some new wood pendents and I was thinking of some ideas to make these little pieces my own. So I pulled out the handy wood burning tool I have, and walla some depth and color to my little pendents. I can not wait to turn these into a light weight pair of earrings. I am busy working on some new pieces for a Boutique I am selling at on April 05 in Huntington Beach, CA. I have been crazy busy since I leave for China in about 11 days and will be gone for some time.

This is the front:

This is the Back side:

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Random Blog

I named this blog random for a reason, (it is so random)...

I was serching through different blogs and found a very funny one How About Orange, that gave me a push to write today. I have been very busy planning a trip to China in March; getting ready for a boutique in April and trying to jugle life. Monday was the only day I did not have something planned after work so I worked on my website Oswanny Designs.

See the picture below, this was taken in Glamis CA, over the past weekend. It was taken from a moving car so the picture is not A++, but I really like the contrast of the blue and tan colors.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Flower Inspiration Series

While I was driving home from work last night I decided to make small series of jewelry in my line. The first thing I saw was a birds of Paradise tropical flower, and the light went on. A Flower series, since spring is coming, and with the flowers in bloom, this would be my inspiration. So today at lunch I went around taking pictures of flowers. I can't wait to start on this new project. I will keep you posted on the outcome. I have many more ideas but I think I will start here.

Saturday, February 9, 2008

Goddess of Craft

Feburary Goddess Meeting It was my month to host the Goddess of Craft. A time to work on our projects, drink some wine, have some pizza, and share what’s been going on in our lives.

Pat made the cutest Valentines Pot holders. Thank you for the Valentines day gift.

Kathryn worked on her new Men's beanie line (picture below). You can find her beautiful purses, and hats on etsy

Katie sketched some very cute buttons and tea cups. She was just recently published in 2 Magazines. Congratulations, the articles are a good read. Check out Katies work at

I worked on Paper Mache (I had no luck); I also made my co-worker a pair of earring. I will be putting some of my new creations on by the end of the weekend.

Monday, February 4, 2008

Happy Lunar New Year - Long Life for all

Here is my tribute to the New Lunar Year.

The painting below was done with Acrylic and done over the weekend. The New Year is on February 7th, I decided to post this now because in a few hours is will be the 7th in some parts of the world.

I work with many people located in China and they all told me that my Chinese Character has the meaning of happiness and good life. This is a common symbol that hangs on the door in some homes in China. This is my version of a lotus flower at the top in red.

I also designed the pair of earrings for this great holiday. The meaning of the sterling silver charm is “long life”. You can find this pair of earring for sale at

Picture of my painting