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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Mermaid Cuff class this Saturday Aug.21

Riki's cuff

Chelseas' Cuff

Student cuff(not finished)
my cuff
For those of you who have wanted to take this class here is your chance.  It's a fun class, easy to make and you will definitely go home with a finished cuff.  No experience necessary.   The class will be held at Garden of Beaden in Upland Ca. THIS SATURDAY AUG.21 from 11-3p, $55.  Call 909-949-7107 to reserve your seat.  Irene has made some cute kits if you don't have any supplies.   Here are pictures of my cuff along with some students.  Some still needed a few more details but you get the picture.  Hope to see you!

my cuff
Kims cuff(not finished)

Sunday, August 15, 2010

church finds for flea market Friday.......well Sunday

I don't do these things often but I have a tad bit of time before I get to work in my studio and as I was surfing blogs and such I came across the lovely Kecia's blog of Lemoncholy Studio.   She does this blog hop to get new people to visit others' blogs.  Great idea.  I just so happen to come across my local Catholic churchs' bargain basement thrift store today on my morning walk and here is what I picked up:

 The next set of pictures were taken and never downloaded from my last trip to the flea in downtown Torrance:

Click the pictures to get a bigger view.  Have a great Sunday!

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

catch up

I often make my treasure necklaces and never get a chance to take a picture of them before they sell.    Here is one that I did take a picture of before I sold it (today) to a new student of mine also named Robin.  She wanted misty sea foam greens and aqua's with lots of bling, sea theme, spirititual, birds.  If you would like your very own treasure necklace please contact me.  I can make it to your specifications with your own personal ephemera and pictures.  They start at $100.  If you want to learn how to make your own, I teach it often all over S.Cal.  The next one is in Redondo Beach, Sept.18.  See the side bar for a direct link.

This coming Saturday August 14 I will be teaching a brand new class and I hope you can join me.  I will teach you how to make a glass ornament and hammer metal with words or phrases, sandwiching  the two  by soldering a frame to the glass and metal.  You will also get a small lesson on wire wrapping to make a very cool hanger along with my velvet connector technique.   You will receive a kit with pre-cut custom glass and everything else to make the ornament.  Location:  Piecemakers, 1720 Adams Ave, Costa Mesa.  10-2, $45 plus $17 kit fee.  Call 714-641-3112 to reserve your seat.  No soldering experience necessary!  Picture of ornament below:

From now until October 2,   I will be talking up the much anticipated GLITTERFEST, a mixed media art show like no other.  Won't you join me?  Mark you calendar.  You will not regret it.