So much has happened since I last updated the blog! Where to begin... First off, I've moved with my husband and two fur babies to small town Texas, and officially have a room for my studio! Hurray! No more garage, no more Texas heat, and most importantly less humidity on my tools and metal work.… Continue reading Update! Still Alive and Creating New Work
Today is a fresh ideas day. Some days a giant chain of ideas and thoughts for projects hit me so that I don't manage to get any of the manual work done until I get everything stuck in my head on paper. These type of days are VITAL to my creation process. If I don't… Continue reading Fresh Ideas
Hello followers and art enthusiasts! Here lately I've been keeping my work bench occupied and busy. Here in the Huston area there is a resource free to use for artisans like myself that I have found really useful! The website is called Fresh Arts, an online portfolio and art resource program. I have found several… Continue reading Keeping Busy
With many things in this life sometimes the process or journey to the end result has just as much, sometimes more, beauty than the end result. This week while creating I've taken notice of the beautiful points of my process, and I'd love to share them with you! All of this is a pile of… Continue reading Appreciating the Journey
Ever get a new, pretty, or really nice notebook? Did you feel hesitant to write your random scribbles, and to do lists, for fear you are wasting such a lovely little book? Well, that's how I am with new sketchbooks. There's just something about all the vast, clean, white pages that makes me hesitate in… Continue reading Clean Sketchbook
Hanging out in my studio today! With Valentines Day coming up this weekend roses seemed appropriate. So what about roses? It's amazing the symbolism and hidden meanings in just a flower! Specific to roses, the type of rose can mean: Austrian Rose (Rosa foetida): Thou art all that is lovely Cabbage Rose: Ambassador of love… Continue reading Feeling Rosey!
Happy New Year (and a month or so)! Lately I find my eyes wandering to all the different stones I have to play with in my work. They are so beautiful, these natural shimmers of organic art. They draw my attention away from the beautiful floral textures I have been dwelling with and have been… Continue reading Whole New Interests!
So I have been working on a necklace for a few weeks now, between waiting for supplies and and juggling other projects. The piece stayed in sketch form on my wall of ideas... on the bottom... on scrap paper. So when it finally came time to actualize my idea I was beyond ready for it… Continue reading When work does what you hope and more!
Check out this item in my Etsy shop https://www.etsy.com/listing/209874792/rustic-tree-copper-earrings-unique-gifts Sometimes a switch in approaches keeps my fingers nimble and my mind engaged. With holidays, trips, and appointments my days seem so full that I find myself wishing for several hours to work. (And the holiday season is just beginning!) Alas life doesn't allow that, so… Continue reading I am still creating!
Soon holidays like Christmas, Thanksgiving, and New Years will be here and this time of year seems to bring out my most vibrant work. This recently finished centerpiece is just the beginning! These table top poinsettias are available for sale at Multiplicity on Katy, TX, though I'm sure they are not the last of the… Continue reading The holidays are coming!