Yearly Archives: 2014

Open Studio!

This Saturday, a number of Ames area artists are opening their doors to the public to share their art, their process, and environment.  Come out and check it out! I will be participating.  I will have some metal pieces to

Posted in artistic life

Display ideas

As I mentioned earlier this week, it’s been more than 4 years since I’ve done a craft show.  The Reiman Gardens show allowed applicants to pick an indoor or an outdoor booth.  I chose indoor!  I won’t have to worry

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Posted in artistic life, polymer clay


At the Bead & Button show, I debuted some new products for clayers.  I am currently offering 8 texture plates hand made from my original low relief sculptures.  There are several leaf or flower designs as well as some art

Posted in clay, polymer clay

Garden Art Fair

For the first time in several years, I’m going to do a retail art fair again.  If you are in town, come see me on Sunday July 13 at Reiman Gardens on the Iowa State Campus. Hope to see you

Posted in artistic life, polymer clay, silver jewelry

Lent and Christmas entwined

NOTE:  I first wrote this post several years ago.  It has become my tradition to re-post it for Holy Week each year.  I hope you enjoy it! The feast of the Annunciation fell on a Sunday this year.  (March 25) 

Posted in artistic life, spiritual life

the sweater project

Some of my close friends and my family know that I have an annual tradition of making my husband a handmade sweater every year for Christmas.  It’s been going on for quite a while and word has even gotten out

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August 2020
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