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Baby It's COLD Outside!

Saturday, October 22, 2011

It seems as though fall has come and gone and winter wants in! I haven't wanted to turn on the house furnace yet so I've been dragging around space heaters to warm the rooms I'm in - anyone in the south have a room to rent for me, I'm no trouble....really!
I am down to 2 custom orders. YAY me! here are a couple I've finished lately:

LOVE this one

The person that got the chandelier in the previous post below is the owner of these two, they're Christmas gifts. I love finding out about the intended recipients then searching for the perfect fabric for each - great fun! Only 2 more before I'm caught up :o)

I think I'll take a small break this afternoon and do a little painting...need to warm up first, it's rather hard to paint while your hands are shaking from the cold!

No relevance to the post, just a song I like!

Look at me dancing for you.......at the Shores

Save the Eyes!

Saturday, October 15, 2011

I'm finally back to posting and feeling a lot better, now if I stay out of the germ filled city I should be good to go for the rest of the year (knock on wood)!
I went to the eye doctor last week for just a regular exam and to get a new pair of glasses and after what I thought was pretty much the regular once-over I got the news that they believe I have the onset of glaucoma, yes, I was freaked - I've always said I could pretty much do without a lot but as an artist my eyesight was non-negotiable. So, of course I hit the internet once I got home...probably not the best idea I've ever had, now I think I know too much but I did read that glaucoma is very treatable. Grateful for that. They'll do further testing in a couple weeks. We'll see.
I have a few new books here:
A second and final PopTart custom order  - I've retired the design

Someone ordered  a chandelier themed book...a chandelier themed book is what I made, you can't tell  from the photo, but it sparkles!

New listing in my shops "One Man's Trash"

A sassy tune by Adele

Don't underestimate the things that I will do...........at the Shores


Saturday, October 08, 2011

GoodNESS, I've managed to get yet another awful cold. I don't think this has ever happened in my lifetime. Have a cold for 3 weeks - better for one - then sick again. Really?!?!?
Anyway, I did want to share the featured artisan from the On Fire For Handmade team before I completely miss posting and the next pops up!
This Weeks Featured Artisan is Frann Ramales - Armored Hearts!
Beautiful chainmail creations and more! You can find
Armored Hearts on:
My favorite is a chainmaille bracelet . Have you ever felt a nicely done wider piece of chainmaille? It is fabulous, almost fabric like.
Congrats, Frann :o)

Going to go enjoy one of the last beautiful days before the snow flies! Here's one just for fun...ever see the Sorcerers Apprentice? This was in it....

It's like we're chasing all those stars.........at the Shores


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