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…

Spring Spring Spring

It’s almost here! Really and truly almost here! I can almost smell it in the air, just about. Some days it creeps out and gives me hope that it won’t be long before the sun warms the earth, the birds fill the air with song and the flowers start popping out to give the world…

A Little Luck!

Off on a Whim is having a Spring Giveaway on our FB Page! Two lucky charms will be given to two randomly selected winners. Click HERE to enter now and get in on the action. Leave a comment on the FB Post, that’s it, so simple!  

Love Me Do!

Valentine’s Day sort of snuck up on us this year, well, every year if I’m honest. I did make a valiant attempt to get ahead of the season this year, I started my projects mid January, but due to some illness at home, they were shelved for awhile, and now I’m cutting it too close…

2017! Year of the Rooster!

Ringing in 2017, the Chinese Zodiac Year of the Rooster! People born in the Year of the Rooster tend to be observant, hardworking, resourceful, courageous and talented, they are also confident in themselves. They like to be active, and are popular in crowds. But they can also be vain and boastful, and can annoy people around…

A Garnet for January

~ Stone of the Month ~ January: Garnet Garnet is most typically known for its rich deep red color, can often be mistaken for a ruby or used in lieu of a ruby, but at a fraction of the price. This beautiful gemstone stone actually comes in a few other colors, green, yellow, orange, brown…