SMASHFIRE DESIGNS

Googie Style Shapes as Jewelry

Googie Style Shapes as Jewelry

No doubt about it... I'm a complete sucker for all those curvaceous geometric shapes inherent in the Googie style of architecture. I mean... how could you NOT be?

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Scary (well, not so scary) Halloween Brooches!

Scary (well, not so scary) Halloween Brooches!

Boomerang laminate in Halloween shapes... that are brooches? Why yes... yes they are. ๐Ÿ˜

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Monstera Madness!

Monstera Madness!

Are you mad for monstera leaves? They're super fun and are a classy way to add a little Tiki charm to your life. And, they're oh-so-purty!

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Boomerang Laminate on Wood Necklaces

Boomerang Laminate on Wood Necklaces

Did you know that Formica was invented in 1913 by Daniel O'Conor, a young research engineer working at Westinghouse?? Apparently it had nothing to do with countertops when it was first invented... it was originally developed for insulation of electrical equipment during WWI and WWII. If you would like a little more backstory about this lovely laminate, there is a wonderful article rightย here.

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Puffer Fish and Pumpkins!

Puffer Fish and Pumpkins!

I have to admit I love this time of year because I can bust out my colorful little pumpkins and style my jewelry around all their gourd-y goodness. ๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ˜

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