Month: January 2018

Excited, Sad – and a Celebration

I have lots of things going on in the studio.  I received a bunch of silicon molds for F-N-F fun … Along with a few new stencils to play with … And, a ‘dirty pour’ kit from UGC.  Time to bust out my kitchen torch … DH helped me change the stuck relay in my …

Ouch and Doh!

So, I managed to start the week off with an OUCHER!!!  While some may think stitches were indicated, THIS nurse knows better!  I still got my mega-load of spoon rests in the coffin kiln.  And, more rainbow night lights in the works …   No stopping me in the kitchen, either.  Shrimp stir-fry is a …

Feeling good …

Had a long-assz talk with my Dad tonight, who always helps me put things in perspective, helping me HUGELY …  (Thanks Dad – I love you!) We had a good week here.  I overcame the recent nursing obstacles, thus allowing me to continue with my ‘day job’ …   Plastic, anoxic, babies better watch out! …

I want to be good …

I’m TRYING to be good.  But – I just spent the last 3 hours attempting to save the lives of virtual (plastic) babies … Judged by how quickly I threw ‘life saving items’ “IN MY BASKET(!!!)” … And, I’m not done yet.  On Thursday, I’ll endure another 90 minutes playing ‘lets pretend’ with REAL plastic …

Cleaning and photographing …

Doing some much needed deep cleaning here in the studio.  Which is tedious, but also inspiring – as I rediscover half-finished projects, failed attempts and new ideas … I’m also creating listings … taking lots of photos, editing for uploading, trying for inspiring descriptions … Completely tedious, but necessary! Here are a few I’ve been …

2017 Goes Out with a Bang!

I got home from work Sunday morning (12/31/17) to find my studio furnace had died, literally exploding within itself.  Fortunately, the damage was to the furnace only.  My studio was a brisk 49 degrees, and the water lines didn’t freeze.   Goodbye 2017 and goodbye furnace. As we roll into the 2nd day of 2018,  I …