Tag: jewelry making

Just Me, Chloe and the Studio Crew …

Sent the last of our pups off today.  Always a day of mixed emotions … So, I’m playing in the studio, with the music loud, while Chloe terrorizes plays with her Yorkie siblings. Working on some pendant pieces.  I took my cabs… Read More

Birthday Twins

The twins turned 18 years old yesterday.  Yep, the BABIES!  While I realize as a parent, my job is never really over – and, the twins still have their senior year of high school to navigate … But, can I just say… Read More

Cleaning and procrastinating …

DH is helping me get back to glass … He built a new work station with MEGA frit storage.  Awww – check it out!  (Not quite done … but close enough for photos!).  The other end has larger cubbies to store all… Read More

Hi. My name is Kris …

And I am a crack craft addict.  Now that I’ve admitted it, I can show you what I made:      I have another couple of bracelets on the (kumihimo) disks, along with a watch idea.  I’m waiting for a few chain mail… Read More

Tragedy … But, I’m Grateful …

And, still a BRAT! But for the grace of God … I could have lost my studio last Friday.  I had a kiln malfunction (I believe a relay got STUCK), and while I slept, and then worked – my kiln was running… Read More

Countdown …

Work in the studio continues, with the understanding that I will not come anywhere close to touching the projects I wanted to try/complete.  That’s ok … I’ll still make myself nutty for this up-coming show, but maybe not ‘top-shelf nutty’… (???)  Here’s… Read More

Please read all instructions carefully …

This means you, doofus!  Or, more specifically, ME!  I am currently the [not so] proud owner of about 5 pounds of seed potato pearls in every possible size from 3.5mm-5mm.  All because I figured those instructions I’d printed out were for the… Read More

Updates

While I play with chainmaille, jewelry and lampwork beads, DH is plugging away at the family room.          The direct vent fireplace is installed – and works!  There’s some finish carpentry and the (fireplace) surround to build yet (and CARPET!!!),… Read More

Too much learning … ???

Typically, I’d say there is no such thing, but … I think I pushed it too far today.  I’ve been perusing the ‘net, getting my fill of all things beading, chainmaille and jewelry, when I stumbled on this … Now, I know… Read More

Just because …

This post is just because I can!  And – because I have a few photos to share … I’ve been a busy beading-ninja!  I’m working on bracelets and pins/pendants and wire-wrapping, OH MY!  Here are a couple of bracelets – one done… Read More