Here at TUBED I have been experimenting with using bike tubes beyond jewelry. People are always trying to donate old tubes to me, but a girl can only use so many bike tubes making jewelry. But I did make a strap for my mason jar (aka travel mug) which everyone loves! Who knew a strap […]Read more "Beyond Jewelry"
Its fall, which means fun season in Ottawa! There is so much going on at this time of year that you can almost forget that winter is just around the corner. Almost… This year we have donated several pieces to Harvest Noir (picture from their FB page below), a fun-chic-european-style picnic that raises awareness around […]Read more "Harvest Noir"
Having a jewelry business is harder then it looks. There is a constant battle between keeping consistency in the line, continuing to pump out product that sells well while also coming up with new ideas and ways to keep myself and others excited. I can only make so many gold feather earrings before I start […]Read more "New Inventions"
I have a lot of bikes. I don’t know how I do it, but I just accumulate them. Almost every year I decide I need a new bike, usually due to a need for better functionality, etc. But with so much of my life spent on my bike and centered around biking I can’t simply […]Read more "CLUG: sexy bike storage"
Obviously jewelry is the coolest thing one can make out of bike tubes, however I am always on the prowl for new uses for our stretchy and durable friends. Here are five ones I thought were pretty functional, awesome, etc. I can’t wait to try them out (if I haven’t already). 1. Resistant Band for […]Read more "Other uses for bike tubes."
Back in January TUBED Jewelry did an interview and photo shoot for “Artisan Spotlight”, a great blog, created by Philippe Mineau, that captured the behind the scenes process of local artisans like jewelry makers, beer brewers, and cobblers. Its a really cool blog and I was honored to be part of it! Check out the […]Read more "Featured On “Artisan Spotlight”"
Last week I decided it was time to get a new stamp. I have been using a stamp I made over a year ago for the tags for the jewelry. It works, it has contact information on it but…well…it’s not pretty. Its very industrial, and the message is “on etsy”. Not exactly what I want […]Read more "New Stamp and Logo"