I got all my painting and remodeling done in time for graduation. We had a little rain and ended up having the party inside, but all went well. I was reading some of my daughter’s cards today and thought I’d share the message on one of them. It’s something to … Continue reading

For Tina

Here’s a couple of pics of an experiment in progress. The first pic shows the Kato medium clear right after baking. The second pic is the same piece after using a heat gun on it. It takes quite a bit more heat to get the Kato clear vs. the FIMO … Continue reading


Hubby and I have been painting all week. This is a corner of the dining room. Only one wall is green (Swallow’s Nest). The other walls are Neutral Ground. The trim is Ottertail and the door is Suave Mauve. Don’t they have fun names for paint? I know you are … Continue reading

getting caught up

I’m still playing catch up after my computer problems and other craziness last week. I thought it would be fun to share more beads, their inspiration and what the jewelry designer did with them. Inspiration: Beads: Final Design: by Laura Harkcom Another Final Design: by Christina Welch

spiritual connection

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” Michelangelo Have you ever been so inspired by something that you couldn’t wait to get started on a design? And once you started, everything just flowed perfectly, like it was somehow meant to be? The inspiration: … Continue reading

spring break

The kids are home for spring break this week. We didn’t get to go anywhere this year, so I’ve been dreaming of lying on a beach somewhere under the palm trees.