Summer Sale at Off on a Whim

The Summer Sale is here! We don’t do it very often! Grab it quick before the end of the month and use the coupon code SummerStart to get 15% off your order at our Etsy Shop! No order minimums either! Only applies to items in the shop, not to custom requests.

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…

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…

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…

The November Birthstone: Topaz and Citrine

Get ready November! Cooler weather, for most of us anyway, changing season, bonfires and falling leaves and all that fun! November’s birthstone is the topaz, which comes in a wide variety of colors. Most people associate dark yellow with it, when in reality, there’s a whole rainbow of topaz shades. My favorite is the blue…