The following artists are part of the Change it up Blog Hop hosted by B’Sue Boutiques

Blog Hop in itself has been a challenge for me this time.  I have been dealing with a lot of medical issues. first my ankle injury when moving the jewelry work area to the garage.  I love it now and I have more room.  But I am still healing from that injury.  Then the issues with my 16 yr old daughter these past couple of weeks as been a shock and overwhelming to Duane and I.  We are not sure how to help a depressed, stressed out teenager.  She is a over achiever and wants to do it all.  We are seeking help for her.  So I have been distracted at times during the preparation for this HOP.

I have been able to work on a few pieces for the HOP and the piece I chose in itself has always been a challenge for me as to what I am going to with it.

MagPie Approved: Wind Dancer Studios / B'Sues Change it Up Blog Hop Choices

I chose the Cuff has I had several of them.  I had changed this cuff in the past and had forgotten until I was looking through pictures .  Here are some oldies I have done with this piece. Blast from the past a year ago!

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For awhile I was known as the Tie Lady.  I loved making necklaces using the Tie.  I had made several and used the blank to color with ice resins, paint, and made mini collages.  Here is one of the last ones I made from a year ago.


I used one of B’Sue Boutiques flower stampings and birds for this spring time necklace.  I did not pick this one as I have made about 10 ties in the past.  I still Love this stamping as it has so many possibilities for transformation into all kinds of looks.Back to this large cuff.  I used the Silverware version and the raw brass version for the cuffs.  I am making them into cuffs.  The raw  brass cuffs have been painted using the INCA GOLD and MIca powders as taught to  us in one of B’Sue Boutique videos.  Love the look.  I used Silver Inca Gold with elements mica powders in pink and green.  I know it is Fall but I still love these colors. The silverware plated cuff I did not corlize but did had somethings to it that are colorized and layered using B’Sue Boutiques stampings and filigrees.

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Made three different cuffs using B’Sue Boutiques supplies, except for the Polymer clay Pink Rose.  I made that, LOL!

I still think I can add something to the Vintage Butterfly stamping, just haven’t found the right thing yet. Thought maybe stringing some pearls through the filigree. They all still need a chain and I will be using the book chain from B’Sue Boutiques.

My friend and co designer with Howling Dog Jewelry Marie Roozen is helping design a satin matte gold line.  Here is her bracelet completed and my necklace I am still working on using the leaf stamping.

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Well like always with B’Sue Creative group I keep learning new techniques and pushing myself to improve on my jewelry designs.  You will be amazed as you go visit all the artists in this Change it up Blog Hop. The use of these 4 stampings is awesome and so creative.  These artists have really worked hard at changing the looks into to something wonderful and fashionable.



Blog Hop Artists  

Take a look and make sure you read their story and make a comment

Brenda Sue Lansdowne

Jewelry Making Outside the Box

Mary Deis

The Rose Sword

Jann Tague

Clever Designs

Lori Beekman


Renee Hong

Fine and Dandy Jewelry

Cynthia Wainscott

Exotic Peru Jewelry

Dana Hickey

Magpie Approved

Mary Beth Quigley-Spiker

Q Settings

Karen Eaton

KJewelry Creations

Shari Gardner

SLG Jewelry Designs

Alison Huie

Ally’s Baubles

Pamela Anger

Novegatti Designs

Carole Carlson


Cindy Peterson

Howling Dog Jewelry

Marcia Tuzzolino

Aurora Designs

Charlotte Smothers

Sea Horse Ranch Life

Catherine Shattuck

Victorian Rose Boutique

Clare Wells Nemeth

Papercrafting Magic

Erin Whitacre

Shattered Time

Lynda O’Mara

Lomara Creative

Ginger Hammond

Lynn Leigh Designs

Ingrid Anderson

Lilis Gems Artisan Jewelry

Deb Beechy


Harry Wood

Oscar Crow

Delyssa Maxwell

Past Time Fancies

Paula Gaskill

Lovely Layla Bugs

Irene Hoffman

Heart’s Dezire by Irene

Alexandra Sefton

Imaginary Jewelry and Altered Art

Leslie Carver

Adorn Divine Designs


29 thoughts on “The following artists are part of the Change it up Blog Hop hosted by B’Sue Boutiques

  1. lilisgems September 25, 2015 / 10:20 AM

    Beautiful bracelets! I love the butterfly just as it is! Ingrid


  2. lcaudle47 September 25, 2015 / 10:22 AM

    Your work is always amazing Cindy and you didn’t disappoint wiyh the Change it Up blog hop. Lovely designs. Will continue to send hugs and healing prayers.


  3. Clever Designs September 25, 2015 / 10:23 AM

    Beautiful work Cindy .. always love your work .. hope your feeling better each day


  4. Charlotte September 25, 2015 / 10:25 AM

    Good for you for not letting life stop you from making jewelry. I love your colors and the different designs on your cuffs.


  5. Alexandra Sefton September 25, 2015 / 10:28 AM

    All the varieties of the pinks and greens are so pretty! Who cares if it’s fall–I say use the colors we love all year long! The matte gold pieces will be pretty–hope you post pix when done. Do you rivet or glue your metal pieces together? 🙂

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    • howlingdogjewelrycapdap1838 September 25, 2015 / 10:42 AM

      I will post pics of the Gold Matte when necklace and earrings are done. Thank you for your comments and I agree make the colors you love


    • howlingdogjewelrycapdap1838 September 26, 2015 / 7:26 AM

      I am someone who loves the E6000 and glue everything including my fingers, the tables, LOL! I do sand the pieces and clamp for better adhesion. Oh and I spray Alcohol to clean before gluing.


  6. Chi September 25, 2015 / 12:14 PM

    I love your cuff designs! And the colors!! And the butterfly!!! I think all of them are wonderful, just partial to butterflies 😊


  7. Sue Shade September 25, 2015 / 12:16 PM

    Cindy as always you have done a wonderful job changing it up.


    • howlingdogjewelrycapdap1838 September 26, 2015 / 7:41 AM

      Thank you Irene I am trying to get the ankle healed. They say it is because if where t is on a joint and of course I am walking more and then there is he Diabetes. But at least it is healing and only have 7mm in depth to go.


  8. Susan Ferrell Bowerman September 25, 2015 / 1:09 PM

    Three cheers to one tenacious, prolific, amazing artist! Love the cuffs! So sorry about the rough patches and hope that with each new day, both you and your daughter find some relief. Here’s to brighter tomorrows! Beautiful work, as always!


    • howlingdogjewelrycapdap1838 September 26, 2015 / 7:38 AM

      You hit the nail on the head! You know me way to well. LOL! When I am in my creative zone my mind just goes crazy. I will have alot going on all at once . LIke I have several (about 6) mini collages ready to be finished with chains. As fas as my health and my daughters heath I know God is looking over us and we will get through this together. My daughter at least has agreed to get help, it is just a shock as she has been the Poster Child for what a good kid is as one of my friends has said. Thank you for everything


  9. B'sue September 25, 2015 / 1:38 PM

    You made it Cindy…..and everything looks wonderful as expected. Everything will be all right. One day at a time, breathe in and breathe out! Sending you lots of love! XOXO


    • howlingdogjewelrycapdap1838 September 26, 2015 / 7:33 AM

      I am fine even though this summer has been a challenge. I think my cuffs shows three different looks and styles. This cuff has always been a challenge that is why I has so many undone and not finished. But this challenge help me through and I love they way they turned out. Thanks for the Hugs


  10. Shari Lynn Gardner September 25, 2015 / 2:12 PM

    I love what you did. Very nice work.


  11. Novegatti Designs September 25, 2015 / 2:20 PM

    Beautiful job, Cindy …. love the cuffs! Keep on keeping on, and I hope things improve for you soon!
    – Pamela & Toby


    • howlingdogjewelrycapdap1838 September 26, 2015 / 7:30 AM

      Life throw us curve balls every now and then I think to keep us on our toes. I never give up and I do keep on keeping on even thru life’s challenges.


  12. Belinda September 25, 2015 / 4:13 PM

    Cindy I hope all is better, your jewelry is so beautiful, I love your pastel colors, reminds me of colored frosting!LOL! I love the butterfly just the way it is. Great job on all!


  13. Dana September 25, 2015 / 4:51 PM

    You snuck in on me! I kept looking for your post. Beautifully done Ma’am!! I do love them all!
    Hugs, I have one of those overachievers too hang in there.


  14. Renee Hong September 26, 2015 / 10:47 AM

    These are so romantic, Cindy! And those pretty blue rhinestone chains look great on the brass swag. I’ve been praying for you and your daughter, also. I hope things turn for the better.


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