Persistence Pays Off!

I tend to be an obsessive person, but what I mostly obsess about these days is the designing of some new craft or art item.  Lately I’ve been working diligently on a new mixed media bracelet.  This not only involves trial and error stringing attempts, but also envisioning or brainstorming a technique. During this process […]

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Chunky Button Bracelets!!!

I taught a wonderfully fun class last night called “Chunky Button Bracelets.”  I love teaching this class.  I give the basic instruction and people chose their own beads and buttons.  Everyone comes up with their own unique piece of wearable art.  Here they are:          

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Williams-Cone Holiday Craft Fair

The annual Williams-Cone Holiday Craft Fair occurs tomorrow from 9am-3pm.  There are many wonderful artisans selling their wares along with a kid-made art sale, and a soup and bake sale. I’ve finished my new mixed-media bracelet prototype.  I am pleased with it overall but have a couple things in mind that I’ll tweak a bit […]

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Jellyfishing

So here’s my finished zipper-tentacled jellyfish.  I went crazy finishing it the other night.  It has apparently snagged a bunch of melted oil pastel shavings in it’s tentacles.  Neat word “tentacles.”

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Something Good This Way Comes

Happy Halloween.  I’ve made a royal mess.  I’m trying to construct a new mixed media bracelet.  So far, through trial and error, I’ve failed twice.  However, each time I experiment, I get closer and closer to getting it right.  Soon something fabulous with arise from this stew of fabric, beads, buttons, paint, and more.  The […]

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