Gratitude! Plus 33% off & free shipping for custom orders.

Hey, friends! After my recent auction, AJ and I were able to make a $50 donation to Unidos Por Puerto Rico. Thanks so much to each of you who helped make that happen by bidding, buying, and helping to spread the word! I am so grateful for each and every one of you. Please consider also making a donation of your own if you’re able.

If you missed out on the event or you’ve got your eye on a piece in my shop, now’s your time to snag a great deal! Use the code FLASH33 to take 33% off all ready to ship jewelry. I’m also offering free US shipping on custom orders right now if you spend at least $25.

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Happy new year: updates & huge discount!

Hello, my dears. It’s been quite a while, hasn’t it? The past couple of years have been rough for me, with new chronic hand pain brought on by drugs prescribed for my fibromyalgia. I’m off of that poison now, but they’ve done their damage and I’m still learning every day how to do the best I can as I slowly heal. I’m still been working on new pieces as I can, I’ve just been struggling to keep up with updates on multiple sites. In particular, I’ve been focusing on Facebook. I plan to start updating here and on Instagram more in the new year.

If you’re not yet connected with me on Facebook, you can do any of the following…

Follow my business page; follow or friend my personal page for more updates with recent algorithm changes; join my event group where I hold monthly auctions; or join my other group, where I post sneak peeks and more.

For those of you who haven’t been seeing much of anything from me, here are some of the pieces I’ve been working on recently. I’d love to hear what you think!

I have an incredible offer going right now, if you’re looking for a special new piece of jewelry… Some of the above pieces are still available, along with others not shown here. Just use the code HAPPYNEWYEAR to take 40% off all regularly priced jewelry in my shop.  Please feel free to get in touch if you’re interested in discussing a custom piece; the best ways to do so are via Facebook PM or emailing through the shop.

I hope that 2017 has been as gentle with you and your loved ones as possible, especially if you are in the US, considering the chaos that is currently trying to swallow the United States whole. I send you love and wish you compassion, opportunity and only the brightest of blessings in the year to come.

xox
Bri

PS: AJ and I have been offering readings and Reiki in gratitude for donations through our YouCaring fundraiser, and we’ve had great reviews so far… You can find some of them on the B&B Facebook page. We’re grateful for any support, and we’d love to provide services for you, as well.

Save $10! Free gift! Free shipping!

Have you seen all of the new pieces I’ve been posting recently, lovelies? Don’t forget about all of these awesome goodies!

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~ Take $10 off your handmade/jewelry order of at least $30 with the code “10OFF30”.
~ Spend $20 and choose from among the free gifts listed! (I always send additional small gifts, also.)
~ Receive free US S&H on any order of at least $75 this week.

Browse here: baublesandblessings.com.

Thank you so much for your support, friends! Much love and many bright blessings to you. 💗💋

30% off & free US S&H!

2016-10-17-samhain30Good morning, sunshines! I have a great deal for you during the rest of October. Use the code “SAMHAIN30” to save 30% on all non-custom items. Spend $50 on any single order, including custom pieces, and receive a refund of US S&H charges!

Your decision to shop with Baubles & Blessings is a decision to support a small business and a disabled artist couple working hard to make ends meet, and I appreciate you more than I have words to express. Thanks so much for your support, whether you’re a repeat customer, a signal booster, or you’re brand new to the family.

Get your browse on… baublesandblessings.com

PS: I was unable to ship last week due to a flare brought on by storm preparation and celebrating the 10 year anniversary of our first date. I’m aiming to ship again this Wednesday.

Auction Ending, Protection Talismans, Flash Sale & Imbolc Projects

So this beauty is ending in just about two hours, and I’m shocked that it’s had just two bids. The current high bid is just $40, and this set by The Healer’s Touch easily has a value of $100.

"Dark Angel" Intricate Goldstone Necklace & Earring Set by The Healer's Touch

I’ve been really busy this past week, catching up on chores, getting a pile of packages ready to ship out by Monday, and being forced to rest after pushing myself too hard. We’re finally caught up on laundry and fairly well stocked with groceries, which is really nice. I’ve been working on some new protection talismans, and I am pretty smitten. These are all handmade on metal rings with recycled sari silk yarn. Some have highfired ceramic pendants attached, which can be used as essential oil diffusers. All have a wee vial of black salt with a twist-off top, so that you can empty and refill the vial when/if you choose to do so. I’m not quite done with these yet, but I’d love to hear what you think of my works in progress! The photo with multiple pieces shows some of the variety so far; the close-up is truer to the actual colors of this gorgeous rainbow sari yarn!

I also just realized that I hadn’t posted our Imbolc projects here. We were incredibly glad and grateful to be able to stash away some supplies to make Brighid’s crosses and dolls for the first time this year. You can see my first cross and our dolls below. My doll is on the left; AJ’s is on the right and makes me think of Janis Joplin channeling Brighid, hehe. Obviously the dolls aren’t very traditional, but we had fun with them and these were wonderful bonding experiences, with the Lady and one another. As soon as I have some spare energy to devote to them, I’m planning to decorate my crosses a wee bit with some of this lovely sari yarn.

It is my hope that I’ll be able to get some new jewelry posted in the coming days, as well as adding the first batch of pentagram talismans to my shop. In the meantime, there’s a flash sale happening now! You can find more info here. I generally post to Facebook and Instagram fairly quickly when I have new goodies, and I try to post here regularly as well.

Thanks so much for your support!
❤ Bri

 

More new pretties for a good cause!

I had a few spoons available for easy work tonight, so I made some adorable new thank you gifts for the fundraiser happening now over on Facebook. Included among them are some exclusive pendants made by Art by Starla Moore just for our fundraisers last year when we were working to move from Tennessee to the Pacific Northwest; I’d misplaced the last few and just found them again. Perfect timing!

Hubby and I are both disabled. I have fibro along with PCOS and a number of related issues, while he is still on his diagnosis journey. We are both only able to work from home, and we are blessed that he has a steady part-time job to which he telecommutes. It’s been a pretty rough few months for us with a shockingly dead holiday season for my shop. We’re working hard to find ways to cover things like transportation to our many medical appointments, small personal/hygiene needs as they arise, meds not covered by insurance (particularly CBD tincture, which adds up at a $30 bottle weekly), and food for the portion of the month our SNAP benefits do not cover.

Your support — whether through purchases via my shop, contributions to our fundraisers or helping to boost the signal on Facebook or elsewhere — is so very much appreciated and makes a huge difference!

Much love and many blessings,
❤ Bri

New pretties & special deals!

Earlier this week, I made and listed a whole bunch of simple, pretty pieces with gemstone vials and/or cabochons, all priced just $9-$12. Many of these are still available in the special deals section of my shop, along with some recently marked-down older pieces.

You can also still save 20% on all regularly-priced jewelry using the code “BYE2015” through the 31st, and don’t forget that you can snag a deal on a grab bag or a discounted gift code through our GoFundMe fundraiser. I’m also still looking for donations for our upcoming Facebook fundraiser, if you’d like to make a contribution there.

Thanks so much for reading! I hope that you’ve all had a wonderful holiday season, whatever you celebrate (or not). ❤

Blessings,
Bri

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