Monday, February 6, 2017

Aquarius Traits, Crystals and Gemstones

Aquarius Info Plus Crystals and Gemstones to Help Balance Aquarian Energy






Dates: January 20- February 19
Sanskrit Name: Kumbha कुंभ (means the bearer of the water pot)
Symbol: Water Bearer

Friday, January 20, 2017

Capricorn Traits, Crystals and Gemstones

Capricorn Info Plus Crystals and Gemstones to Help Balance Capricorn Energy



For those born: December 21 to January 19
Sanskrit Name: Makar मकर (means a sea goat, vahana or vehicle of God) Kamdeva, Varuna and Goddess Ganga
Symbol: Sea Goat

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Holly-Daze: What is happening at DHD, specials, sales and more!

Yummy angora socks were 1 item in last month's box!
I find it hard to believe that the holidays are already upon us. I am, and have been, behind since about June. I think. I can’t be sure without really looking at things and I just don’t have the time, and if I am honest, I don’t really have the inclination either! 

Monday, October 24, 2016

FaerieCon 2016 is coming! Get your FREE tickets!

It seems so long since I last put out a blog! So much has happened that I don't even know where to start. My subscription box launched, shows were done over the summer months and I left one position behind while finding a new path that allows me to help out a friend and gives me a little stability to boot. 
Filigree Moon Pendant and Sterling Chain
was part of the October Box


Monday, May 23, 2016

Gemini Traits, Crystals and Gemstones

Gemini Info Plus Crystals and Gemstones to Help Balance Gemini Energy.




Sanskrit Name : Mithun  मिथुन (means pairing, twins or pair of children.)
Symbol: Twins

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Pantone 2016 Spring Colors

Pantone is telling us it is all about pastels. I am not sure if I would call Snorkel Blue a true pastel but it does blend well with everything in the rest of the lineup. I have to say I am loving this seasons more muted palette. I really prefer these colors over some of the wild neons that have come into play in the past few seasons. Enjoy them while they are here or if you prefer those wilder colors hang onto them! No telling when they will come around again.


“Colors this season transport us to a happier, sunnier place where we feel 
 free to express a wittier version of our real selves.”
 Leatrice Eiseman Executive Director, Pantone Color Institute

Saturday, May 7, 2016

10 Gorgeous Ways to Wear a Head Scarf

A great video with 10 classy and modern ways to wear a scarf to accent your hair-or just keep it off your face for the next few months as spring turns to summer! These are some of the prettiest and easy ways to style your scarf, bandana or other head wrap that are seriously flattering for one and all.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Crystal Formations: What is a Self-healed Crystal?



Self-healed crystals have been broken off or damaged  at some time butn they begin to grow again after that damage occurs. It may take thousands of years for the crystal to heal but it does so quite successfully and continues to grow larger. 


Friday, April 8, 2016

How to wear a scarf 15 different ways...

I am getting the premiere subscription boxes for DHD ready to be shipped out in the next few days or so. April 10 is the cut-off date to order and I hope to have everything out the door for April 15th or so. 

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Gemstones for Anniversaries

Gemstone Correspondences for Wedding Anniversaries

Gifts have traditionally been given for wedding anniversaries since The Roman Empire. In 1922 Emily Post became the first person to publish a list of suggested anniversary gifts according to the year of the anniversary. At that time she posted suggestions for the first, fifth, tenth, fifteenth, twentieth, twenty-fifth and fiftieth years of marriage. 



Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Introducing the Happy Dancing Dragonfly!

The Happy Dancing Dragonfly-a symbol of life's twists and turns!
Life has so many twists and turns and while some come upon us unexpectedly there are others that come after much contemplation, soul searching and, finally, planning. This is the kind that I am talking about today: contemplation that became a soul search and finally a plan that has born a whole new happy pathway for both myself ,and Dawn Hill Designs.

Friday, February 19, 2016

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016

Increase your happy! 10 Outstanding Self-care Life Hacks



"Take care of yourself. "

"Make sure to take time for self-care."

"Take care of you first, or you won't be able to take care of anyone else."

How often have you heard those words or something similar? I know I have heard and said them more times than I can count. The problem is no one ever seems to give you anything concrete that you can actually DO in order to accomplish that goal.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

10 Ways to Invite Good Energy

Invite good energy into your life,  home, sacred space or work place.

Sound

Wind chimes, fountains, rattles, bells, singing bowls of crystal or metals, a triangle or other musical instruments like drums and even two sticks tapped together can all be used to disrupt the flow of negative energy and clear it. Even chanting can do wonderful things for the energy of your environment.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Freebie Friday! In the Pink!

The month of January is always my slowest time of the year and I have become very grateful for the down time it affords. I usually spend time playing catch up, planning for the year ahead, looking back at what is working and what is not. This does not only include my business life but my personal life as well. 


From the ProjectGirl.com 

It has come to my attention, and not through the most comfortable of circumstances, that my self-esteem has been, for a lack of a better term, in the toilet for the past few months. I believe I have gotten my head wrapped around about exactly how that came about and why and I am striving to "correct my course" and move forward in a more positive way. 


This includes some extra self-care time plus surrounding myself with positive affirmations, people and partaking of things that make me smile more. This is a huge part of that course correction and nothing short of a necessity. While I hate to admit it I have been down this path before and know what steps I need to take to regain the balance in my life.

Saturday, January 9, 2016

5 Terms Jewelry Lovers Need to Know

When purchasing jewelry you will often come across items that are described with unfamiliar terms. Here is the short list of what all jewelry lovers should really know.

AB - aurora borealis


Ab finish on Czech Glass and Swarovski Crystal
Like the flashes of the gorgeous colorful lighting seen in the northern lights, aurora borealis is a colorful finish that can be seen in some gemstones that are coated with metal oxides through vaporization techniques and in many kinds of beads and glassware that receive a special solvent coating.