Bust Out The Shades!

Bust out the shades because summer is here! I recently came into some bright neon leather scraps.  Since I generally gravitate towards natural and neutral colors, having this leather as a supply has pushed me to design new things, and holy crap I love it!  The juxtaposition of the warm cognac…

Efficiency or Fun?

When I'm working on creative stuff, efficiency is not my strong suit.  I tend to jump around from project to project and get easily distracted by new opportunities.  I've been trying to become more effecient - mainly by focusing on one medium at a time and working on things in big batches. For…

Oh, My Heart Wood…

A few months ago, I got some heart wood remnants from my dad's shop. (Yay for having a crafty-Dad!) and I've been working on creating jewelry pieces out of them.  These below and a few others are all on Atla's Etsy page.  They are all cut, shaped, and sanded by…