Clayton Hill Studio

Tag: badge reels

Sunshine and Summer-Lovin’

Thank goodness for sunshine, pool-time and Summer!  I am officially over this past (nursing) weekend!  I’ve also played a bit in the studio:  Freeze-N-Fuse … It’s been 3+ years since I last fiddled with the technique.  Much better results this time around! … Read More

Mother’s Week

New offerings at the shop – in honor of Mother’s Day:   Found myself in a ‘fiddly’ mood this week – working with beads, pliers and earrings … A good week:    Met up with ‘the girls’ for dinner – always a fun evening. … Read More

Home Stretcchhh …

Whew, praise Jesus!  We are all gonna make it!  I could gripe about the trauma and drama involved with keeping one spousal unit and two teenage kids on task; or describe the frantic knitting and then felting escapade (had to wash those… Read More

But HE Started It!

OH!!!  It is SOO DH’s fault … He sent a de-funk Craig’s List item that promised a new storage rack/work station in my COE-90 designated work area.  HE emailed the no-good listing to me.  Now I WANT one!  Shelves for my frits,… Read More

Beyond baby steps …

Minute by minute??  Yeah – that’s about right.  Here’s the scoop:  My grandma is rallying; She has a trach, peg tube, foley and a tube in her gallbladder; per the specialist doctors (rehab), she suffered a major neurologic event at some unknown… Read More

Make-overs, additions and appointments … jeesh

The family room make over is done!  We splurged with super thick carpet and I absolutely love it!  And, ya know – it only took 10 years to get the fire place in there!  [Heavy sigh …] We have Yorkie babies too. … Read More

Before it begins …

Let me just take a moment to say ~ regardless of how shameless it is … I love how varied my Etsy shop listings are looking right now.  And – public awareness moment:  We have only 55 days until Christmas … Just… Read More

Puppies, pendants and dandelions …

Oh my!  Put in a full day at DTW yesterday (13 hours) … thank you central scheduling!  But, we now have extended family in WA, VA, MO, NC and TX (as well as OH, IN, WI NY and MI).  All the pups… Read More

Iridescent Platters: Take 2, scene 2 …

[Fingers Crossed!!!]  My irid platters are back in the kiln … this is where I blew it last time.  Here’s hoping the kiln-Gods are pleased with me today … I’ll find out tomorrow. I moved my zentangle badge reels/pendants along.  I capped… Read More

Uh oh … It’s starting again!

Spent some time reading glassist C.Morgan’s blog … besides loving her art, I appreciate her sense of humor.  So, now … she has me intrigued  with glass casting (absolutely love her statue ‘Shout’ – check it out!).  Oh, soooo much to learn,… Read More