Tuesday, April 28, 2009


Yay! Little ole me is featured in a blog!

Dragon's Den has been kind enough to feature me in her blog. It is a wonderful article and I appreciate it sooo much! Be sure to head on over and check it out.

You should also definitely check out her shop, she has lots of yummy candles, soaps and lotions!

Thanks sooo much Amanda!

Sunday, April 26, 2009

My Work Space.

Just wanted to let everyone know today is the last day for my BUY 1 GET 1 50% OFF SALE!! Check my shop out http://jillianmackowiak.etsy.com/

So I've never shown or blogged about my work space and decided that I would today. It's nothing exciting, just a card table with 'stuff' on it. But I've made it my own. I'd like to get more organized, so that I don't have to search through bins but for now I can only do so much.

Here's something I'm currently working on...

I think I'm going to try and do more work in progress pictures...why not!?

I've also just posted these in my shop...

They are called Tulipes, and are perfect for this Spring weather! It's gorgeous here in Buffalo and I decided to go to Home Depot to get some gardening supplies, and that inspired me to make those.

Okay, that is it from me!!! Have a great day everyone!

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Good Morning!!

I have a little extra time so I thought I'd do a little blogging!

Did you all see the post I made from my BlackBerry yesterday? I've had it for awhile, (since November) but I definitely haven't used it to its full capacity. It's like a tiny little laptop, there are some restrictions because you need 'java' for certain things but I can get to the important pages...like Etsy, and Blogger. :) So I think I might start doing that, if I know I'm not going to have the time to blog that evening because of prior obligations or a bout of extreme creativity I think I'll start doing short little blogs during my lunch or something. What'dayah think? :)

Remember that bout of extreme creativity I mentioned a moment ago, well I was definitely hit with it this weekend and now even into this week...and I'm loving it. I love when I sit down at my 'work' table and ideas come soaring into my head! Here are a couple of items I've recently added in my shop.

This necklace, in my opinion, is stunning! It is simple and basic and would match anything but also so very beautiful...It's called 'Irise'. Check it out in my shop!

And these are very fun...they're called 'Corail' which in French means Coral, and I'm sure you can see why I named them that.

Okay, well time to leave for work...BYE!!

PS: Don't forget about my BUY 1 GET 1 50% OFF SALE, it's still going on!!! http://jillianmackowiak.etsy.com/

Monday, April 20, 2009


I'm adding this from my blackberry!

I just wanted to let you all know I added a bunch of new items this weekend! Check them out... http://jillianmackowiak.etsy.com/

Oh and my BUY 1 GET 1 50% OFF sale is still going on.

As always I'm willing to work with you to design anything you might be interested in.

Thanks everyone!

Saturday, April 18, 2009


Happy Saturday morning to you all!!

I wanted to let everyone know that my sale is still going on! BUY 1 ITEM GET 1 ITEM 50% OFF! I've added some new items in my shop.

That one is called 'Sabine'. They are Swarovski crystal rhinestones set in silver oval settings....check out my other pictures on my Etsy site they are sooo stunning!

Those are a really unique color, they an orange or tangerine type color, they have an AB coating so they sparkle everywhere! They're called 'Hyacinthe', check out the other pictures in my shop.

I have several more pairs to add over the weekend, so keep checking back!! And remember my BOGO sale!!

Friday, April 17, 2009


I want to thank everyone who made a purchase so far during my birthday sale!! It's still going on so feel free to head on over and check things out.

I have some new items that I'm going to be listing a little later today or tomorrow, so if you don't see anything you like now be sure to come back there might be something later.

Thanks again!!! :)

Friday, April 10, 2009


The big announcement is here!

Beginning April 13th I will be having a BUY ONE ITEM GET ONE ITEM 50% OFF birthday sale. This sale will include all of my items! To take advantage of the sale you can buy any two of my items, and the 50% will be taken off the 2nd item of equal or lesser value. The refund will be provided to you through PayPal.

This sale is in honor of my birthday next Thursday, April 16th. I will be 28 years old!! So, c'mon and help me celebrate!! Here's the link to my site, be sure to check it out and tell your friends all about it.

I will be trying to add more earrings throughout the week, so keep on checking back.

I also have very low shipping costs!! It is $1.50 to anywhere in the US with no extra charge for additional items. $2.00 to Canada with each additional item .25 cents and $3.50 to everywhere else and .50 cents for each additional item.

I look forward to seeing you all there!

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Loving it!

I've made a decent amount of sales in the past week, which means I have more money to spend on supplies. Right now every extra penny I have is going into my craft. So when I make a sale it is going right back to the wonderful sales people of Etsy. It feels REALLY good to make sales and it feels good to buy from the other shops.

I've located a few new shops I hadn't found before...and I'm excited to search through them. Here's one of the new sellers I found... santabarbaradesigns, I am really loving all of her vintage charms. I think these might be my favorite! They are Sterling silver over brass filigrees Moroccan drops
I'm REALLY loving this shop! Head on over and check it out if you love vintage jewelry supplies.

Be sure to check in on Friday when I will be making my big announcement....
*wink wink*

Sunday, April 5, 2009

A productive weekend!!

I had quite the productive weekend! I made a necklace and seven pairs of earrings...I took pictures of them all and got them ALL posted. I am very pleased with myself.

I will show off some of my new items...

That's three of the seven pairs I made... There are more pictures and more earrings on my Etsy page.

Friday, April 3, 2009

New items!

First let me apologize for not posting in awhile. Life gets busy sometimes and unfortunately I haven't been able to blog OR sadly make jewelry. However, I took Thursday and Friday off of work and was able to get in a bunch of jewelry making. I was seriously on a roll yesterday morning...one after another, just pumping them out.

So why have I been so busy??? Well to be honest with you, I don't know. It simply has been one of those weeks where you just have a million things to get done. This was also a very good week for sales. I sold 3 pairs of earrings this week, I was sooo happy and very grateful to my buyers!

I posted some new items in my shop today...a necklace and a pair of matching earrings. Check them out!! This is the necklace called 'Vert' which is French for the color green...

And the matching earrings called 'Eclat' which is French for bloom...I named them that because they remind me of the blooms will be seeing on the trees soon!

Like I said, I have a bunch more to get up...I have the pictures taken so hopefully I'll get a chance to work on that tomorrow.

And here's a little secret....but the it's the kind of secret you can spread to all your friends...I am planning a really great sale!! It's not for a few more weeks, it's going to be a birthday sale for me since my birthday is April 16th. There will be more details to come!!! :) So keep checking back.