I heart hearts

img_0149When I was 17, seeing the movie Romeo + Juliet was a huge awakening for me. I had never seen anything like it, so colorful and pretty and bizarre. I was so inspired by it. I still love that movie and Baz Luhrman’s crazy style. Tonight I was sitting at my desk, listening to the rain and wind outside, and I started thinking about the rainy nights back home in New Jersey, being stuck inside and chilly, with nothing to do but wear out another copy of Romeo + Juliet in my bedroom. So, thinking of the imagery in that movie, I made these pendants tonight out of shrinky dinks, and did some fun hand-beaded flower garlands on them. I guess I couldn’t decide whether I wanted to sew or make jewelry, so I split the difference. I’m happy with how they turned out!

I added these to the shop tonight, and now I am off to google old pictures of Dicaprio, and wish he had aged better. Ha!

One of the few scenes where Claire Danes ISNT crying.

One of the few scenes where Claire Danes ISN'T crying.

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