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May Playlist - Halfway to Nowhere

May Playlist - Halfway to Nowhere

I don't know about know about you, but I could happily live the rest of my life without every hearing the phrase, "in these uncertain times," or an...

The April Playlist and the New Janus Necklaces

The April Playlist and the New Janus Necklaces

Today I’m doing a twofer: I’m releasing a new playlist *and* a new set of necklaces. This playlist is arriving a little later in the month than I u...

Look Good, Feel Even Better

Look Good, Feel Even Better

As you know, everything is a little weird right now. Those of us who are fortunate to be able to work from home are doing so and our social lives a...

Behind the cat butts

Behind the cat butts

People often ask me where I get my ideas for my designs. In the case of the cat jewelry series, as longtime cat mom (of 20-year-old Bella, pictured...

Now offering gift cards

Now offering gift cards

Shopping for a gift for a friend or loved one, but not sure which earrings or necklace they'll love? Give them the gift of choice with a Darling Ma...

Going Underground and the March Playlist

Going Underground and the March Playlist

I know that this month feels weird and if you’re anything like most folks, you’re feeling pretty anxious right now about the virus sweeping the wo...

Anti-Valentine's Day Playlist

Anti-Valentine's Day Playlist

Modern Valentine’s Day is weird and its history is even stranger. Originally there was the Roman holiday of Lupercalia in mid-February. It was a ce...

Valentine's Day Gift Guide for Artists and Creative Folks

Valentine's Day Gift Guide for Artists and Creative Folks

Being in a relationship with a creative person is great in a lot of ways – creative people are fun! They do things like go dancing in laundromat-sl...

How to Make Goals that Stick + the January Playlist

How to Make Goals that Stick + the January Playlist

The new year is supposed to be that time when you turn over a new leaf, stop checking Instagram, get in an exclusive relationship with kale and tak...

Christmas Songs You Won't Hate

Christmas Songs You Won't Hate

I hate Christmas music. A lot. It’s not that I’m a Grinch either – though I am not a religious person, I like the chance to visit family, put up de...

Why Crowdfunding?

Why Crowdfunding?

As you may already know, a couple weeks ago I started a crowdfunding campaign to get my own laser-cutter for making jewelry. The idea is that my su...

The Halloween Playlist

The Halloween Playlist

Halloween is usually a holiday I ignore. Not because I don’t like it, but for a couple reasons: for one, I love it too much- as a longtime fan of h...