Archive for January, 2010

“I am definitely going to take a course

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Please click on bracelet for closer look

on time management… just as soon as I can work it into my schedule.”

Sometimes that is exactly how I feel! Especially at this time of the year! Art Show applications  flood the table. I look at them, sort and change my mind and sort some more.

“What shall I do” and “Where shall I show”? Pieces of paper flutter to the floor — shall I even pick them up? Am I making the right decision?

Well, one decision I made was to create this bracelet pictured above. It all started with a coil of wire — I’m sure my customers sometimes must tire of hearing that phrase…. But it’s the truth(said in an Edith Ann voice). I had a great time creating it — learned some new things along the way too!

(And as soon as I’ve made my decisions where I’ll be this summer — I’ll let you all know) Stay tuned!

Galaxies of the Universe – Contest

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

I entered a contest with the Fire Divas that was for folks creating jewelry using lampwork beads. Now the beads are not by me — I’m not that good. See post below for information. If you would like to vote for me please go to this blog and vote for me — I’m number 11. I’m including a copy of it below so you will recognize it.

Entry 11:The beads were made by Moon Stumpp of
This chainmaille necklace is approximately 18 inches long. Woven in a basic 2 in 2 sterling chainmaille weave, I donated to the Phoenix Society for the Silent Auction at World Burn 2009.
Inspiration from this piece was the fact that I entered the Art Show at WisCon 2009 in Madison WI. I thought that the beads looked like little galaxies shot through with stars and planets. When it didn’t sell there, I donated it for the Silent Auction mentioned above.