monday inspiration – burgundy and gray

Happy Monday! Next Monday is the first day of school here. In the midst of back to school madness (dr. appointments, school supplies to be bought, open houses to attend, getting the older one off to work and where did that PE shirt get to?!), we are replacing the bathroom … Continue reading

monday inspiration – going green

For this week’s color palette a week (CPAW), we are going green with a little dark brown thrown in for contrast. The next couple of weeks are super busy with things going and getting the boys ready to head back to school. Hard to believe that summer is almost over. … Continue reading

continuing concern over the possible loss of Premo zinc yellow and cobalt blue

Let me start by saying that Polyform Products has NOT said that they will be discontinuing cobalt blue or zinc yellow. However….. If you work with polymer clay, you should read Carol Simmons’ recent blog post about the POSSIBLE future loss of zinc yellow and cobalt blue and weigh-in with … Continue reading

monday inspiration – tropical waters and white sandy beaches

“Water, water, every where, Nor any drop to drink.” ~ The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge Blue is becoming the new green. With global warming evaporating the water, water pollution making the water unhealthy, and growing populations, the availability of clean drinkable water is in shorter … Continue reading

monday inspiration – red, white and blue

Since next Monday is Memorial Day here in the U.S., I picked red, white and blue for this week’s Color Palette of the Week (CPAW). This palette works great with crisp, bright colors for a classic look, more earthy colors for a country/primitive look, or a combination of both. While … Continue reading

monday inspiration – citrus

Hope everyone had a fabulous Mother’s Day! I had a lovely day spent with my mom, my kids, grandson and aunt. Ok, spouses were there too, but yesterday was all about the moms. :o) This week’s color palette a week (CPAW) is citrus inspired. I have been slacking when it … Continue reading

monday inspiration – happy spring!

It’s officially spring and the recent warm weather has definitely felt like spring. We even woke up to a thunderstorm yesterday. Here’s this week’s springy color palette a week (CPAW). The inspiration for this week’s color palette came from this beautiful Liz Claiborne handbag. Love it!