Spring Fever Edition! March 10, 2020 00:00

Spring fever is real! I talk about spring in Durango and highlight some new work! Check it out!

Mother's Day is Sunday! May 9, 2019 20:38

Mother's Day reminder to celebrate mom!

Mid-winter doldrums got you down? February 5, 2019 07:34

Sometimes, winter just seems so long!

We've been getting plenty of snow here in Durango, which I love! But about this time every year, I start to feel a little low on energy and hibernating feels like a good idea. What do I do to bring my energy back up (besides drinking way too much coffee)?

I get outside! On Saturday, my friend and I met in Silverton, CO, to ride our snow bikes. It was a beautiful day as you can see, and the few hours of riding and conversation were just what we needed to bring our spirits up.

Another great way to brighten up your mid-winter mood is to refresh your jewelry! Sometimes a new pair of earrings or a fun stretch triple wrap bracelet is just the thing to make you smile, even through a polar vortex!

I know I've been switching up my usual go-to jewelry with some brighter colors and different styles.  It's fun to mix it up once in a while, right?

Upcoming Events

For you Durango locals, I've got a Valentine's Day show at the Smiley Cafe:

I hope to see you there!

If you can't wait, I have lots of new jewelry on my website, so hurry over there and check it out!

Cheers to you all and stay warm!


Happy National Pet Day! April 11, 2018 14:56

Meet our dogs, Jethro and Rosie!

Today I Have a Special Treat For You and It's the Last Day for Free Shipping! December 20, 2017 06:22

Today is the last day to use your free shipping code, FREESHIP100.  Also, select bracelets are 50% off for a very limited time!

Don't Forget Free Holiday Shipping! December 12, 2017 06:39

Don't forget our free shipping code!  Valid till December 20!

DKTDesigns Holiday Events November 28, 2017 06:24

DKTDesigns is here to help with all your holiday gifting needs!  Check here for my show schedule and studio hours.

Holiday Free Shipping! November 25, 2017 15:04

Get your holiday shop on with free shipping on orders over $100.00!

Don't Forget Our Show This Weekend! September 28, 2017 10:30

Happy Fall to all! 

Now that it's really feeling like fall here in Durango, we can get to our celebration of the season!  For you locals, I will be at Botanical Concepts Garden Center, 251 County Rd. 250, Durango, Friday through Sunday, from 10:00am to 5:00pm.

Don't forget to mention this post for your 20% discount!

And for those who can't get to the show, you can shop online, or feel free to contact me to let me know what you would like!  Use code FALLFEST20 for your 20% discount.

Hope to see or hear from you soon!



Celebrating Fall September 22, 2017 13:02

Fall is my favorite season here in Colorado.  I love the cool, crisp mornings and warm afternoons, the changing colors, the scent of the falling leaves and the brilliant blue sky.  I enjoy being out in nature even more in the fall, and feel so rejuvenated and inspired by the changes going on around me.

This inspiration and renewed energy infuses my creativity as well.  I feel a surge of energy and the ideas flow beautifully in my studio.  I've been working on a collection of stretch triple wrap bracelets with Colorado charms and the colors of nature are certainly inspiring the colors I'm choosing for these pieces.

I've got some new necklaces and earrings with beautiful enamel pieces which I acquired from Janine Gibbons when she closed her local studio.  These too are full of the rich autumn colors I'm seeing around me.

Let's celebrate fall with a bountiful harvest of DKTDesigns jewelry!  For you Durango locals, I'll be at Botanical Concepts September 29 - October 1, for their Fall Fest Artisan Market and Plant Sale.  Mention this post for 20% off your total purchase.

If you're not a local, I haven't forgotten you!  You can reap the 20% discount on my website.  Use code FALLFEST20 at checkout.  Offer valid September 28 - October 6.

Shop early and often for the best selection!

Enjoy the season!


Mothers Day Special - Free Earrings! May 3, 2017 06:30

In honor of all the wonderful moms out there, who all deserve to have beautiful jewelry, we're having a Mothers Day Special Offer!  Spend $100 and get a free pair of earrings!

Here's how it works:

  • Shop for Mom on our website
  • Create an account - you'll also get the latest news and first access to specials!
  • If you spend $100 or more, you get to choose your free earrings
  • Offer starts May 3, 2017 at 12:00pm MDT and goes till May 13, 2017 at 11:59pm
  • Keep in mind we'll need to ship your order by Tuesday, May 9, 2017, for it to arrive in time (US orders only)
Happy Mothers Day shopping, and please let me know if we can help you find the perfect piece!


Appreciating Mom May 2, 2017 16:00

I don't know about you, but it took me till my late 20s, even my 30s, to appreciate my mom. 

Mom and I near Ouray, CO

Now that I'm a mom myself, I think about what Mom did and I'm so thankful for her, even if I forget to tell her that!  From always having a home cooked meal for us three, often ungrateful, kids, to taking us to Europe when we were 8, 11, and 13 years old, Mom was loving, brave and strong.  She didn't choose the easy way, and maybe it wasn't always the "right" way, but everything she did came from a place of love, and wanting what was best for her children.   

You may say that Mothers Day is a commercial "Hallmark Holiday", but I see it as a day when we all can remember to show our appreciation for the mom who raised us and sacrificed so much for us.

I would love to help you find a unique, handcrafted gift for your mom!  Stay tuned, because I'm going to have a special offer for Mothers Day that you won't want to miss!

In the meantime, call your mom!


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