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I have been "creative" my whole life. I remember sitting at the kitchen table at my aunt's house and cutting up the sleeves and hems of t-shirts and tying pony beads to them. Or cutting cut outs into my white Keds and then covering them in puff paint. When I was in high school I sewed buttons down the seams of the legs of my blue jeans. And then I discovered jewelry making.

I have long had an affinity for accessories and when the opportunity arose to begin making my own you can bet I jumped at the chance. I spent hours and days trolling the aisles of Hobby Lobby and Micheal's and a name long forgotten discount store just down the street from them. My best friend and I gathered up our Caboodle's and set to work. What started out with elastic and brightly colored pony beads has turned into semi-precious stones and precious metals. I've come a long way from my "bedroom studio" jewelry making days,…

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  • Female
  • Born on December 8
  • Joined June 19, 2008

Favorite materials

acrylic paint, canvas, canvas bags, glass beads, gemstones, metal, wire, any object that takes well to acrylic paint

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I have been "creative" my whole life. I remember sitting at the kitchen table at my aunt's house and cutting up the sleeves and hems of t-shirts and tying pony beads to them. Or cutting cut outs into my white Keds and then covering them in puff paint. When I was in high school I sewed buttons down the seams of the legs of my blue jeans. And then I discovered jewelry making.

I have long had an affinity for accessories and when the opportunity arose to begin making my own you can bet I jumped at the chance. I spent hours and days trolling the aisles of Hobby Lobby and Micheal's and a name long forgotten discount store just down the street from them. My best friend and I gathered up our Caboodle's and set to work. What started out with elastic and brightly colored pony beads has turned into semi-precious stones and precious metals. I've come a long way from my "bedroom studio" jewelry making days, and I'm quite proud of the progress I've made.

If you'd like to learn more about me, my art or my jewelry, feel free to visit my blog: www.studiokako.blogspot.com

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