Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Good morning friends! It's been a while since I've done a blog post. I truly don't know where the time goes. Honestly! We're in April! What? All is well here. Ramping up the art making activity in the studio again, since I reorganized. I just did a little studio tour video if you'd like to take a peek. You can find it over on my YouTube channel.
My show, titled "All My Love Unto You" is now over and came down on the 1st of April. If everything goes as planned, I'll be traveling to Storm Lake this weekend to pick everything up and bring it back home. THANK YOU to everyone who made a purchase! We'll be getting those to you soon. Also, THANK YOU to everyone who came out to my meet and greet a few weeks ago! What a fun day!
Here are a few pics of that day....so many bright, happy faces! So nice to meet all of you!
Thursday, February 17, 2022
Big thanks to all of the sweet gals who joined me for that workshop. It was a hoot!
Monday, January 10, 2022
You guys. How can time both drag and fly by at the same time? (I think I say that a lot, so my apologies if you are paging through the blog....ha!) I think that's the nature of January. And winter. At least there's a glimmer of sunlight at 5pm nowadays. That helps! But these frigid temps.....BRRRR. It was 30 degrees on Saturday, and we all but ran in the yard in our knickers! (not really...we aren't that crazy) Winter does give one some perspective, I reckon.
Well, in case you were wondering, and I know you are....we are all still ticking along. We are adjusting to the new normal of being without our chocolate boy, Bosco. We picked up his ashes on Saturday and brought them home, along with a paw print, eternally pressed into clay for us to keep. I held it together until breakfast, then cried into my coffee. SIGH. Callie Mae (our young yellow lab) is a balm for my broken heart, though. She seems to know exactly when I need a snuggle or a kiss. She's a little angel in fur, that one. We're gonna make it.
I did get out on the town last week, and BOY was it what I needed! A little burst of inspiration with my pal, Gae. We visited the Crowning Glory exhibit at the National Czech and Slovak Museum. HOLY MOLY!!!! Eye candy. Just stunning. The intricacy of each headdress was just jaw dropping. So much detail, texture and color!!! Some of the headpieces dated back to nearly the turn of the last century, and to still be in such beautiful condition was amazing. I'm definitely inspired to incorporate more sparkle, beads and stitching in my upcoming work. Here are just a few of the pics I snapped....enjoy! If you're a local, do try to stop by and see this exhibit. It's so worth it...and you'll have to avoid the temptation to put one on and try it on. HA! We were seriously TWITCHING to keep from touching everything.