I’m (Not) Coming Out

“MY OH MY….. we are living in crazy times.” Said pretty much everyone who’s lived in any time ever.  Yep, perhaps it was the very first complete sentence Lucy, our most ancient ancestor, managed to coherently grunt out just before she took her very last upright step. For almost a year, I’ve debated taking thisContinue reading “I’m (Not) Coming Out”

All Doweled Up

I found some dowels and bun style armoire feet in the garage the other day. I decided to make kokeshi dolls out of them. Or, scroll dolls in this case. That was so much fun, I decided to buy a few more dowels and feet and make more. And then I had a crazy ideaContinue reading “All Doweled Up”

Hope Untarnished

I thought I’d ease into my new-found interest in paper cutting by creating the piece here. When I say ease in, I mean this isn’t exactly what I would consider a true paper cutting. I simply cut out the flowers from decorative paper with scissors. The small, detailed flowers were cut using a die cut machine,Continue reading “Hope Untarnished”

Bates and Switch

Remember this? He was to be an addition to an altered Altoids tin paying homage to a classic American film. In keeping with the mood of that film though, I realized he should be in black and white, so it was back to the folding board for me. The second time around you think I would’veContinue reading “Bates and Switch”

No Excuses (well, maybe just a few)

Ummmm – excuse me while I sneak in here and pretend I haven’t been missing for the past six months(!). But I do have several good excuses; 1. I opened a brick and mortar shop, which keeps me pretty busy. 2. I’ve had no internet access from that shop, which keeps me off-line most theContinue reading “No Excuses (well, maybe just a few)”

Introducing My Etsy Shop (finally)

Whew, I thought things would slow down after the holidays, but I have been as busy as ever. For now I will post the newest item added to my Etsy shop. I opened my Etsy shop in April of last year and never really officially launched it. I’ve been waiting for the perfect time andContinue reading “Introducing My Etsy Shop (finally)”