Tag: spoon rests

More Baby Steps …

Cuz that’s how we move forward!  But first … Look at this!  Aunt Piggy and Uncle Clyde ‘lording’ over the Neo babies … Too Cute! And back to baby steps:  We got the new shelving unit up – and full.  I like it.  Sure, I’d like it bigger, BUT … I have my lesser-used (coe96 …

‘Twas 5 Days Before Christmas …

But – I work 12 night weekends, AND we’re celebrating with the extended family on Christmas Eve.  [Yes, on Monday – after I get home from work …] So, this girl has got to get BUSY!!! Thank goodness for internet shopping.  Everything I didn’t make has been delivered safely to our house.  [BTW – thank …

Staying Busy …

Tubby’s babies are growing, growing and GROWING!  Here’s a quick photo of a couple of her boys … Look who’s peeking! I’m still scratching out time to work in the studio – keeping stock up, filling orders, uploading shop listings:    And, I’m still knitting … Only one pair done this week (so 2 more …

Enameling–what NOT to do … and other news

Finally played with copper glass enameling last night.  I used the sifting method, and it wasn’t as easy as I thought.  It made me realize I prefer slightly larger ‘canvases’ … But, one very important lesson learned regarding what NOT to do:  Don’t drop that 1450 degree piece of red hot glass/metal, as you’re transferring …

Cuz It’s THAT Time of Year!

Yep.  Time for a bit of ‘distraction shopping’.  I watched a few videos about copper enameling and PMC (precious metal clays) with glass … So, I’m  stocking up on what I need, waiting for some items to arrive and scouring through my books.  Hope to give this a try in the near future.  Meanwhile, it …

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 …

Amazing!

I got a wee bit side-tracked today.  My new phone arrived – and I had some learning to do.  Samsung Galaxy S8+ … Oh My Goodness … I love it!  I’ve been taking pictures, pictures – and more pictures!  What an awesome phone camera!!!  Little to no photo-editing to correct colors or lighting needed … …

Summer Lovin’ …

DH surprised me tonight by suggesting a vit pull.  Aww … Thanks, babe!  So – we did.  It’s Bullseye aqua, teal, steel blue, emerald green, powder blue, warm white and clear.  I’m happy with the results! And then, I stole a few hours for enamel projects … I love the cat & dog spoon rests.  …

Life in our zoo …

I played a bit in the studio tonight … Working on more reverse enameling projects.  I have a lion (or llama – you decide) spoon rest, an elephant ring dish, and two stamped plates in-the-works.  I hope to combine reverse-enameling with crackle glass on the plates … We’ll see … I also fire-polished my tile …

Clean Studio = Tired, But HAPPY!

Spent a couple of days this week cleaning up/organizing my haven, uhh STUDIO!  Good golly, it’s been a while.  But she’s all back together – I can find stuff, AND I have open spaces to work!  What a cool idea!!! DH and I had our pink cane pull.  While it didn’t do what I thought …