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Embezzled Metals Blog

Re-design Already!

Oh My, I may have to redesign my craft room/studio already! As my passion for jewelry making grows (addiction more like), I found I needed more space and I decided to move all my sewing equipment. As a result, I had to shuffle other areas

Online Jewelry “University”

It's wonderful and amazing what you can learn on the internet! Feb 2014 It is crazy how many people are willing to share their talents with the world for free or even for a reasonable fee!  This is such a wonderful gift, especially for people like

Sea Glass & Resin Countertop

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is

And so it begins

Although my studio isn’t completely finished, I realized quickly that it will have to be considered a work in progress.  However,  I am so excited to have a designated space designed to my specifications and now I am able to get in there and create.

Craft studio floating island

We designed the island to "float" around the room, depending on the current project.  The island base is made from an old architect’s file cabinet we found on Craig’s list for $50. My husband built a plywood frame, added some cherry legs and hid the

Awe, my craft-room!

It is still evolving and probably always will be. This is what it looks like today (both before and after). While building the house, the craft-room was more of a messy tool/junk room, but for my 50th birthday gift, my husband planned to finish my