Tag: butterfly

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 …

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, upright storage for my glass, a place to tuck much-needed tools, AND a …

Finally …

(S)he sleeps.  Or, I slept … in the non-Pretty-Woman version of the tale.  But, ya know, it’s still a happy ending.  Crashing for 14 hours after a week long bout of insomnia, with 4 hour ‘cat naps’ in between several undesired periods of 24 hours of wakefulness.  Apparently, I was testing something in my system.  …

Prayers & 3 kilns …

I’m staying creatively busy today.  Grandma is in surgery, getting her artificial airway and feeding tube today.  Arrgghhh!  I hate thinking about it – so I’m trying really hard not to … Any louder and my music will be heard in the next county; if I work any faster, I’ll run out of band-aids for …

And now to PARTAY!!!

OK, umm – so maybe not with champagne, but … It’s over for another 364 days, WAHOO!!! And, look at what I made today.  It’s  a chainmail pinecone.  Cuz – I can!!!  And … it is “4 out of 5 intermediate advanced” on the difficulty scale …(?) Watch me go!   Then I made this.  …

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 sayin’!!! But – here’s where I’ll start to get nutty:  I have 2 …

Decals, dichroic extract, screen printing …

Oh my!  Busy week in the studio, as I work on and wrap up some projects and special requests.  Angels, dichroic badge reels, pendants, and a special ornament (… here come the pictures):        I still have more dichro cabs to run, and a few other projects I’m working on … such a good week!  …