Resolutions are also daunting for me, I often break them or never even get them started. This year my resolution is to blog more. I've been reading Simple Abundance by Sarah Ban Breathnach and and going to try posting something daily with the quote of the day from the book. I'll still be posting new beads, jewelry and goings on about my exciting life!
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Thursday, December 31, 2009
Tuesday, December 29, 2009
My husband and I have never EVER been on a real vacation together. No honeymoon, no vacation ever, nadda.
Can you tell it annoys me? Well, we are going to MEXICO! We are going to Tulum just outside of Cancun, I cannot wait. Beaches, snorkeling, relaxing! Sigh ........ life is good!
Posted by peanut at 11:03 AM
Monday, December 21, 2009
I've been exploring the goddess shape in a more free form manner than I've done in the past. I am not much of a "flowy" person, so working with shapes less regimented has really opened my creative juices up a bit.
I love encasing, I HAVE to encase at least 1/2 the beads I make at any sitting. I love the way the clear magnifies the base and gives it such amazing depth. So for some of these free form shapes I wanted to play with encasing then, stretching the shapes. I think I've got something good going!
Posted by peanut at 6:29 PM
Saturday, December 19, 2009
I am very excited I sold this piece out of the Small Treasures show at Coast Collective gallery! I think it's the first piece of jewelry to sell out of a gallery show there. I believe it was the people at Royal Bay bakery who bought it, they have the BEST baking there! They are right at the top of the lagoon when you head to the gallery. Stop in for a snack on your way to Coast Collective!
Posted by peanut at 8:55 AM
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Saturday, December 5, 2009
I am pretty thrilled with the colors in the plunged dots on this bead! I am a bit of a purple nut so I am always thrilled when I get nice purples. The dots are Psyche from Double Helix I am a big fan of their silvered glass! Their clear is very nice too, melts really fast, no scum and no bubbles.
The weather is changing to cold and clear, we had what felt like weeks of solid rain. I haven't seen our ditches that full in a long time. Snow is in the forecast for tonight but only a small amount. I'd love to see a nice big dump of it like we had last year!
Posted by peanut at 7:32 PM
The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes - ah, that is where the art resides. Arthur Schnabel Wax a...
I will be at the Earthly Goods show this weekend at the Prestige Hotel in Sooke. Friday the show is from 12-8pm, Saturday from 10-5pm and S...
I am taking Kerry Bogert's Aspire to Wire Ecourse and I have to say it's amazing! You get a project a day for 30 days, we are 6 pro...
Happy New Year to everyone, wishing a wonderful 2013 to all! I'm enjoying some time off with my family in the snow! Adora my adorable ni...
Home in Victoria from a trip over New Years to Alberta. Or am I home? I think this trip I finally got what the saying "Home is where th...
“Laughter is the fireworks of the soul.”
I got a chance to attend the opening of the 2x3 Exhibit at the Facere gallery in Seattle during the Gathering. I absolutely loved this exhi...
I am participating in the 1st annual Yart sale on Etsy . Like a yard sale but art! Type Yart sale into the search section in Etsy and you...
This is "Embelish" a goddess have up on ebay this week. I have been playing with silver plum, which give this wonderful patina...
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