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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Over 100 years old.....

Yes I am one of the lucky ones that spent way too much money on these old, dirty, broken
doll parts. It's like a sickness when you get in that ebay fever know what I am talking about. Check my etsy store soon ( I will post) as I will have some for sale.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

New items in store

I have been busy creating a new blog design with Heather Bluhm! Stay tuned. Here are some new items in my store. This weekend and next week is anyone going? I might be able to go...we'll see.

Monday, January 19, 2009


While I was frantically snapping pictures of my newest jewelry pieces , I noticed my tattered flag. An impromptu heart had organically ripped it's indelible image onto this, the sacred symbol of our country. How apropos and fitting for our new administration. We will be folding this flag and other memorabilia in remembrance of 9/11 and replace it with a new flag..... a new beginning....

Thursday, January 8, 2009


Ah Hoy there matties!! Do you like these funky tassels? Yes they are tassels! And they're fun to make. If you have lots of scrap fabric, fiber,broken jewelry and whatever else laying about join me and other scrappy gals with your treasures and learn some basic and unconventional tassel techniques at PIECEMAKERS in Costa Mesa Ca, January 25, 2009. It's an all day class and you should be able to finish your tassel so you can go home and show your hubby or dog or cat or what ever what you made! It will prove that you really were on a treasure hunt!!

Sunday, January 4, 2009

Whats in Store....

Gypsy Crossing Ritual Adornment Series
Gypsy Crossing Eye of God Ritual Adornment Series

My Etsy store that is... oh ha,ha, ha that was so clever Robin...

Can't help it..I'm a Virgo...we have a wry sense of humor that only we think is funny.....well, maybe not always.


Heres another re-purposed piece. My friend Karen wanted her hubby to buy handmade jewelry from me for Christmas. Sure is fun to make these! Hope she likes it!!

Saturday, January 3, 2009


I don't have the pictures loaded yet (before and after of studio) but I thought before it's Dec.2009 I should make myself accountable and write down the resolutions:

1. CLEAN MY STUDIO!! Do a little everyday (or a lot if time allows) and have it completely organized by June 2009. (Yes it's that bad!!!!)
2.See life and everything that happens in a magical way. Create a magical existence and magical things will happen. (they already are)!
3.Exercise everyday even if it's walking to the post office. preferably 30-60 minutes
4.Watch my food proportions!!
5.Start the process of writing a book!!!

okay that's enough...don't want to over do it.

Today was magical!!! I went to the annual teachers luncheon that Piecemakers puts on for us and met the coolest artists/teachers. The place was buzzing with over 40 talented teachers doing demos and make/takes for the upcoming classes. The famous doll maker Patti Medaris Culea sat right across from me at lunch. I felt an instant connection with her and told her how much I love her work.....apparently she likes mine too! She has an AWESOME new book out called Creative Cloth Explorations. Go HERE to check it out. Of course I had to have her sign it!! In her book are some guest artists one of which happened to be at Piecemakers too. Her name is Cyndi Mahlstadt and she will be teaching a few of her whymsical and fantastic art dolls and chairs there. Go HERE or HERE to see.

Any way I am a little pooped. Gotta go put a couple things away in my studio....