Tag: count down

T-2 …

Yep – down to the final hours of Arts N Greens preparations!  So what does my production kiln do?  It gives me a brand new error code.  I promptly looked it up, (didn’t sound too bad …) and it looked like my kiln stopped heating at 1240 degrees.  Hmmm … “it might do the tack …

It’s time …

For our next coe96 glass murrini cane offerings …. We did a gorgeous ‘scallion’ pull:   And. here is our first coe96 medley package, available in our Etsy shop: It’s getting to be that time of year.  The studio is becoming ‘Ornament Central’ as I prep for Christmas and our next show: Alas – it’s …

Bogie Lake Arts & Greens 2016

It’s official – Clayton Hill Studio will be at the show on November 18, 19 & 20th.  Come join us for some Holiday shopping!  All are WELCOME! Now to get busy!   PS – tried to embed a countdown clock … After spending an hour with no success … I give up!  Grr!!

Countdown, checklists, gardening …

So, the countdown for the twins’ open-house is in full swing.  Menu has been determined, multiple negotiations for set-up and décor have occurred, deep-cleaning is about to begin … Oh, how I love being Martha Stewart!  [Umm, NOT! –  but I’m proud of my kids, love my house and 100 closest family/friends that enjoy that …

T-3 … still moving!

And feeling good.  Just waiting for my coffin load to cool to the point of touching … (145 degrees right now).  They didn’t all work out, but … I can work with this. In the meantime, we have a handful of cabochons that I like; And, I love my Olafs:    I’ll slump the bowls …

I still have 7 days …

before our show.  So, ya know, not panicking … I’m too busy making, making and playing!  Will I get it all done?  NOPE!  It’s ok! Here’s what we’ve got: I’ve started a tapestry trial; My crackle bowl with color reactions; I made my own mylar stencils, as I was getting frustrated with powder wafers.  (Had …

So far, so good – and the experiment continues …

I’m waiting for my kiln to finish (6+ hours to go), but so far, my ‘speriment’ is working.  I doubt she’ll fuse all the way to what I’ve envisionded, but … maybe – because she’s fired face-down with Wissmach Luminescent … We’ll see.  It’s no replacement for No Days Wafer Sheet … but, it does keep …

It’s a good thing I’m not panicking …

DH signed us up to participate in Brighton’s Harvest Fest (market/art and craft show) … umm – this SATURDAY. (8am-3pm 9/27/14)  So, it’s a good thing I’m not stressing out, experiencing any sort of insomnia spike while I systematically search the internet (like some neurotic, jonesing sociopath with only one thing on her mind …) …

Countdown and three kilns …

Click, click, click … go my kilns (happy sigh – ) ALONG with the other 886 COUNTDOWNS  ticking away.  Deep breath! Review (since my last post): 1) We have babies!  Momma Iz finally got serious Friday night, and we have 7 new Neo babies in the house (DH has the photos,  and I’m so far …

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 …