January 6, 2016 | Another Day of Market Planning

by Lucy Farmer January 06, 2016

This feels redundant.  I feel like I do the same things everyday. I make lists and only check off portions of them. I have a lot to do before next week and I’m waiting on this or that to finish anything!

I did go to TMB skin clinic this morning and get to chat with Amber while she gave me a moisturizing peel. I do this every month, y’all. I want to take care of my skin. It’s the money maker, ya know? Haha, just kidding, but it is the first thing people see. I want it to look nice and not crusty. Right now with all of this cold air and the heat on high, my skin is so dry you can almost hear it crack! That is not good for wrinkles. Wrinkles love dry skin. So, Amber coated me down with some kind of moisturizing peel and now my face feels all nice and shiny. It’s my guilty pleasure. I’ve been going to the clinic for so many years, I’ve lost count and they pluck my eyebrows and derma plane my face and we catch up on what’s happening in the world. I’ve had many a business conversation in that chair!!


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January 5, 2016 | Vacation Dreams, Building a Booth and Magazine Kitchens!

by Lucy Farmer January 05, 2016

When I get overwhelmed, I want to quit. Just runaway and leave it all behind. Of course, i would never do that. I’m an A-type personality and I am determined to finish. I do give myself breaks and know the limits. 

I found a picture from our Exumas vacation last summer and I was craving that beach and no internet access so bad! I posted a picture on Instagram asking for someone to kidnap me. I had several that wanted to go with, but no one showed up to take me away today! I think I convinced at least two families to take a vacation there. I need some referral fees! (wink)

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January 4, 2016 |

by Lucy Farmer January 04, 2016

I overbooked myself this morning and my 8:30 cancelled! I was so relieved. It’s not a smart move to overbook on a Monday. The first Monday of the year. The first Monday after being off for over a week!!

I got to sit down with a client and talk about her beach house!! We are going down at the end of the month to “assess”. I can’t wait! It’s in good shape, just needs a little tweaking here and there. She watched Beach Flip on HGTV and wants me and Daphney to come and work our magic! haha. I think we may even film it and have a few “episodes” air somewhere on these internets! I’ll keep you posted. It may just show up here on this blog and go viral….you never know! 

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January 3, 2016 | Booth Design

by Lucy Farmer January 03, 2016

We started working on booth design at 9:30 this morning. It was early and cold. I needed to be inspired. I was not into it. We found a gorgeous navy velvet yesterday and a wallpaper we need to order, but the actual logistics of putting it all together was giving us a hard time. We had a couple of ideas, but couldn’t perfect them and we headed to the Home Depot. 

We were in the lumber section and needed a few pieces cut. That’s when a home improvement store genius asked us what we were building. We told him a booth for a show and he guessed jewelry. Still not sure what gave him the clue, but like I said, he was a genius. Seriously, though, he took our idea and walked us around the store showing us exactly what we needed. A miracle on Sunday. 

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January 2, 2016 | Going to Market

by Lucy Farmer January 03, 2016

So, I’m taking my jewelry to market for the Gift Show this month. I’m totally freaking out and trying to trust myself that this is what I need to do at this point in my business. We worked on gathering all the pieces for the booth today. We are going to build it before we go and then rebuild once we get there. So. Much. Work. I’m introducing several new prism styles and it seems like a lot of skus to have in one line. I’m hoping it will narrow itself down as the show progresses. This is a huge leap for me. It’s going to mean no one in the world wants my jewelry or it will mean I’ll be working my tail off making it!!! I prefer the latter. I really enjoy what I do and know that no matter the outcome, good things will come from the experience.  

I posted this picture on Instagram today with this quote.   “If you have anything really valuable to give to the world it will come through the expression of your own personality, that single spark of divinity that sets you off and makes you different from every other living creature.” -Bruce Barton

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January 1, 2016 | T R U S T

by Lucy Farmer January 01, 2016


I can’t describe how much I love a new year! I love a new day, a new week, a new month, but a new year? It’s like throwing out all the bad and starting fresh with a whole new outlook on life!!

So many good things are rolling around in my brain and I can’t wait to get them out and into the world! We have a busy first half of the year planned and there’s no time to waste! I’ve been a little slack since Christmas Day and need to get back into my swing of pushing hard everyday. Don’t worry, I rest. I sleep like a bear every night! I get a good 7 hours with a tidge of toss and turn almost every night of the week! 

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December 26, 2015 | Tennessee Christmas

by Lucy Farmer December 26, 2015

Got on the highway to head northeast today to my momma’s. We don’t have a set time to celebrate with her. It always depends on what day Christmas falls on. Oh lord y’all. She just said she got her a yetsie cup from the co-op. She’s hilarious. Earlier today Carson, my nephew, said something. No one even knows what. She started laughing so hard and then we were all staring at her waiting on her to tell us what was so funny. She. Couldn’t. Stop. She could barely get a good breath!!! The kids thought she was crazy! 

It’s  always fun to come to Loudon, Tennessee. It’s small town and my mom could totally be the mayor. She knows everyone and they all know her! we’ll be here for a couple of days, so I’ll take some pics and share on Instagram! 

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Holiday Home Tour 2015 | Moonglow Lake

by Lucy Farmer December 23, 2015

Welcome to Holidays at Moonglow Lake! I can’t believe it’s Christmas!! Thank goodness I have all of my shopping done with hours to spare! I hope you are at home or a comfortable place with family and have a nice cup of cocoa or a toddy and sit back and enjoy my home!

Our main focal point is this mantel. It makes a huge statement in our living area. We have a completely open floor plan and you can be in kitchen, dining and living room and see this, so I wanted it to feel comfortable. 

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December 22, 2015 | Last Minute Shoppers and Being Published

by Lucy Farmer December 22, 2015

I love that guys wait until the last minute! Especially guys that can come to my house with cash in their pockets! I should price gouge them!! I do wrap up their careful selections. Sometimes, I pick it out or make it special and they never even see it! I have it wrapped before they even come to pick up their packages!

I haven’t wrapped a single thing under my tree, though! I’ve got to get on that first thing tomorrow. I wrapped a few gifts that I bought for my Dad’s list. He was coming by to pick them up today so they would be under his tree Christmas morning. I got those squared away as he was walking in the door! 

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December 17, 2015 | Lucy’s Inspired at West Elm

by Lucy Farmer December 17, 2015

Seriously a fun, fun day!! I set up a pop up shop at West Elm today with all of the Lucy’s Inspired Jewelry I have left one week before Christmas!!  

So many people came out to see me and it was awesome, y’all! I love to see people that want to buy something I’ve made. How incredible that they think enough of me and my designs to spend money and for their loved ones! It’s so crazy to me. I just feel like the same little girl from Meridianville, Alabama that got special permission to work at 15 at Castner Knott helping the fashion coordinator. I did whatever needed to be done. Handout freebies or organize fashion shows or sign people up for credit cards. All I cared about was the discount so that I could buy Esprit sweaters to wear to homecoming! 

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December 16, 2015 | Exciting News!!!

by Lucy Farmer December 16, 2015

This day feels like two days. Do you ever have days like that? This morning I met with the cutest girl about helping me brand the prism line. We had several conversations about what’s happening now and what I see for the future.  

Thats where the exciting news comes in…….we are heading to Gift Market this January!!! I’ve finally figured out a way to make it work…..I think. We are only showing the prism line, but I’m adding several new styles! I’m so excited to be biting the bullet and making this happen!! It totally overwhelms me when I think about the orders that we may get and filling them and at the same time….it’s so stressful to think we will get there and not sell enough! Eeeeeek!! 

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December 15, 2015 | Holiday Order Filling!

by Lucy Farmer December 15, 2015

A fun day is when there are orders upon orders to fill from the online shop and our retailers across the south! I am always humbled when I get an order. One of the first things I look at is the state the order is from. It’s really cool when they are from somewhere far away from home, like California! 

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December 14, 2015 | Manic Monday

by Lucy Farmer December 14, 2015

How do Mondays get going so quickly and then they are gone. With a list a mile long and heads spinning with all there is to do? I had lots of in-office plans for today, but I ended up taking JC to the orthodontist and to California Pizza Kitchen for lunch afterward. I had to deliver prisms to Oh My Sole in Helena and looked for a candle for Emma’s cheer big sister. Who knew that would be such a task? I ended up going to the Summit where Great Bear Wax was set up at West Elm. {OH, did I tell you I’ll be there on Thursday? I will! come see me.} I bought several scents from him and hopefully one will work for Emma’s friend. It’s such a hard thing to buy for a teenager!! They exchanged gifts and I think she liked it! ?

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December 13, 2015 | Scott’s Antique Market

by Lucy Farmer December 13, 2015

Weathervane Topper

Sundays at Scott’s are my favorite! Joel and I had been texting all weekend and I knew he had a ton of stuff for me. I’ve been desperate for small keys for the small prism necklace. I can not even tell you how many we have sold in the last few months. It’s unbelievable! They are such a great item for any age and will go with everything!! I have several stores in and around Birmingham that sell 10-20 a week. It’s so humbling to know that something I make is loved by so many!

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December 12, 2015 | Saturday Morning Friends and Family

by Lucy Farmer December 12, 2015

The beautiful thing about teenage friendships is that they bring chick fil a on Saturday mornings after you’ve totaled your car. More than one. We got chick fil a from Bryson and Madison, neither can drive yet, so their parents took them and then brought it by. I’m just sitting here in tears thinking about how thankful I am that everyone is ok and that they all want to cheer up my girl. She’s so heartbroken about her car and the fact that she could’ve hurt someone. She’s claiming she’ll never drive again. We all know that’s not true and we all know that right now it’s the worst thing that has ever happened, but there will be more and maybe worse things. All I’m doing right now is praying nothing worse will ever happen to her. 

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December 7, 2015 | Wish List

by Lucy Farmer December 07, 2015

I’m excited to launch a Wish List program tonight! I just sent an email to the Lucy’s Inspired subscribers. Are you on that list? You can sign up right over there>>>>> see that form?

If you didn’t get the email, it’s easy peasy. Go shopping and pin the pieces of jewelry you like to a Lucy’s Inspired Pinterest board. Come back and fill out the form. Here’s a link, but it’s also linked to that bar across the top of the page ^^^^ I’m liking those arrows! ? I’ll send the info to the Santa in your life and we will take care of it from there! Ps. There’s a discount and free shipping! PPS. I’ll gift wrap it for you. PPPS. I’ll enter EVERYONE that fills out a form into a giveaway winner to be announced next Sunday! Whew…that’s a lot of ppppppssssssss

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December 6, 2015 | I love Sundays at home!

by Lucy Farmer December 06, 2015

My friend, Vanessa from At the Picket Fence, shared this today and I just know it was meant just for me!! I slept like a rock last night and woke up with my tree still standing!!! Ahhhh. That’s a good feeling. I”m not going to think about the ornaments that are gone, just the ones that are still here! I’m not going to go out and try to replace them. That’s silly. I think it looks great!

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December 5, 2015 | The Christmas Tree

by Lucy Farmer December 06, 2015

I took Connor to Leiper’s Fork today and he loves it as much as I do! We bought a couple of Christmas gifts and then ran into the man himself, Santa!! We gave him our lists and we hope we have been good this year!!

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December 4, 2015 | How to Hang a Piano

by Lucy Farmer December 05, 2015

That’s a little deceiving. I don’t know how to hang a piano on the wall. Good lord, can you imagine doing that? I’m sure it’s done somewhere and it’s fabulous! But, not at moon glow lake. 

I was on the local radio station this morning, WDJC, with Roxanne and Chris. Gah, we laughed! Roxanne and I tend to go overboard when it comes to decorating for Christmas and Chris, well, Chris just didn’t understand. We tried to talk about how to make decorating your house simple. Chris seems to think matching ornaments and wrapping paper are not important. But, just think, if you have a color theme, it’s easy!! Just buy all matching things and you’re done! No decorating style needed!! I did want to come home and find something to show you how easy it is to add a little merry to your home in the easiest way. I grabbed a piece of a branch from my Christmas tree and popped a ribbon on top and added it to this piano hanging on my wall. See? Easy!!

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December 3, 2015 | Gingerbread Houses

by Lucy Farmer December 03, 2015

Look what came today! A gingerbread house from Maddox and Jeanine! Is it not the cutest? I love how they put our name on the house and a giant, cursive L!!! My favorite letter! It literally made my day! The tiny, cute tree got put in the den. This is going to be the spot, I guess. Gotta work some magic! 

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December 2, 2015 | Decorating and The First Holiday Party

by Lucy Farmer December 03, 2015

I’ve got the itch, but I’m super overwhelmed to decorate this house for Christmas! I went to find the tree stand because I ordered a tree, yes, ordered the Christmas Tree. I didn’t order a stand, because we got a new stand a couple of years ago. I’ve been struggling with the decision of where to put the tree this year. I have zero wall space and zero corners. I’m thinking it will go in front of the middle back doors. Anyway, I found this garland and decided…I had to start somewhere. I threw it up and went and found these moss covered reindeer from one of the boxes and voila! I have a little Christmas spirit at Moonglow Lake! 

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December 1, 2015 | December!

by Lucy Farmer December 03, 2015

It’s here. There’s no more anticipation of the end of the year and the holidays. They are upon us! I love this time of year. I seem to be busier than ever right now, but I know it’s worth it! 

I had elves come today and we got a lot done! Lots of prisms and cuffs made. You’ll see new cuffs on the website by Friday! I hope…..I worked on an exclusive black prism necklace for TMB Skin Clinic. I work with them on a few marketing things and they have an annual holiday party each year for their patients. It was fun to create something special for them. I literally made them after I got to the party and was in such a hurry, I didn’t even get a picture of them!! I’m so sad! We added a bit of color and I love the way they turned out! 

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November 30, 2015 | Thanks for Giving

by Lucy Farmer December 03, 2015

You guys! We had so many orders over the holiday and today for Cyber Monday!! We have been little elves trying to get all the orders out and I’m so humbled by your response to Lucy’s Inspired Jewelry! I think everyone for miles will be wearing a prism this year!! I’ve been trying to tell y’all you can wear it with anything….now you’ll see for yourself! ?

I had more things on my list than I could do, but there’s always tomorrow. I have no idea when I’ll get my house decorated for Christmas. I need elves…..a lot of them!! You can see our house decorated from 2 years ago in the portfolio tab. It was pretty dreamy. I don’t think I’ll manage all of that this year, though!! We’ll see! Here’s a peek from 2013. 

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November 29, 2015 | Sundays and Day Dreams

by Lucy Farmer November 29, 2015

I do love Sundays. This was a lazy one, too! The weather here in the south is ridiculously warm! It was in the 70’s today. That is unusually warm! I went out in the woods after breakfast and we moved a ladder stand, chopped down some brush and checked all the cameras on the properties. It’s fun to watch them do their thing. I did just that…I watched. This tree was in the middle of one of the green fields and it was so majestic standing there. It was begging to have it’s picture made! There were handmade ladder rungs half way up and it made me wonder if there had once been a tree house up there. It would be a beautiful spot for a house, but it was pretty deep in those woods with little muddy trails leading to the field. 

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