Monthly Archives: April 2012
Recently someone I follow on Twitter posed a question that essentially boiled down to: “How do you combat fear?” It reminded me of a journal page I posted about the difference between being “fearless” and the act of “fearing less.” In my mind, the way to combat fear is love, for others and for yourself. […]
Hello all! We are having another sunny weekend in Seattle. Two in a row, practically unheard of (common joke around here: What do you call two straight days of rain in Seattle? A weekend. ) So, today was another day out and about enjoying the sun. Will we be so lucky tomorrow? Last night, I did […]
Well, not really, but things have been pretty hectic the last few days. Sadly, my art cart (the mobile craft center!) and my metals have sat idle. I have not…lots of freelance work coming in (which is great, right? Right?) but that always means less time for the “me” things. Also, a friend went out […]
A few days ago I posted about making paper beads. Well, I have been at it again…trying a different type of paper, and documenting a bit of the process for you. This is in no way an actual tutorial, but it should give you a rough idea of the process. As I mentioned in my […]
While I was putting the finishing touches on my last post (which I had a ton of technical issues with–view here if you missed it) this came in the mail. My order from Rio Grande finally arrived! Yippeee! Sterling silver and gold-filled wire, some round, some half-round. Expect some jewelry posts soon!
Just yesterday I stumbled upon a Web site for an idea that I find really fascinating. Its called “Dear World” and there is a short video explaining what they do here. I won’t go into too many details, you can check it out if you would like, but the gist of it is that they […]
Seriously. I love it when people use book pages in their art, but I have not been able to bring myself to do it…that is until today. I did it, but I feel so naughty. I’m (ahem) not a kid, but I am still afraid my mother will see what I did to this book […]