Scrappy Tutorials!

Off on a Whim makes: Scrappy Tutorials! One of my 2017 goals was to make YouTube tutorials. I was thinking of jewelry tutorials, and eventually  hope to get around to them, but a few weeks ago I began filming a scrappy block I was making and put it together for my first-ever tutorial! It took…

Mathair: Mother

In Irish she is Mathair. In Japanese, Okaasan, in French, Mere… and all around the world cultures have their own word for her, in every household families have their own word for her, but they all represent the same person. She who loves us best: Mother I didn’t really know the true depths of love until…

Interview at Biku Designs!

We had the honor of being interviewed for Biku Designs’ blog! I always find it a challenge to put my thoughts, goals, reasons and aspirations into black and white print, there’s so much to say, and I worry I get too long-winded. However, this interview I managed to keep it sweet and to the point!…

Collaborations!

Working on collaborations is exciting!! I’m really excited to put some of my 2017 business goals into action, one of which was collaborating with other momtrepreneurs on some projects. These gorgeous pendants are on their way to the studio and will be turned into key straps as a joint project between Off on a Whim…

Protection and Prosperity: Lapis!

Protection and Prosperity: the beautifully amazing lapis lazuli gemstone The blue in Lapis Lazuli stones is always so brilliantly rich and deep, with specks of gold pyrite, a truly stunning and vibrant color. Lapis has been valued for so long, it’s considered an ancient gemstone. From the Egyptians who buried it with their dead to…

Sea Sunset Resin Earrings

I don’t work in resin, but I am often amazed at the beautiful work I’ve seen done with it and have been tempted to try it out for myself many times. These earrings in particular caught my eye and made me think again that perhaps I should give it a try. The full free tutorial for…