Sue quit her day job a few weeks ago to focus on her craft — check it out and I’m sure you’ll agree that she made the right decision!
Lulu Bug Jewelry: My name is Sue Urquhart and I named my business Lulu Bug (who is one of my sweet Shar-peis) because my last name is hard to pronounce and even harder to spell!
I’ve always found inspiration in nature. I especially love birds – they are found on every continent, and no matter where you are, if you stop and look you can find bird life. I enjoy just watching them go about their business, and they never fail to bring a smile to my face.
I’ve been riding my bicycle lately, and find it’s the best time to dream up new things to make. What looks like a bunch of dry weeds when zooming by in a car actually turns out to be beautiful shapes and forms when you’re going by at bicycle speeds. Just slowing down and taking a look around outside every day keeps the ideas flowing.
I’m fortunate to live in an area (Sonoma County, California) that still has an abundance of natural beauty. But there is beauty to be found everywhere, if you just look at things a bit differently. I try to express that in my jewelry.