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This year my husband and I celebrated our 25th Anniversary.  And we did it in Italy!! My husband had been to Rome twice in the last 6 months and the first time, it nearly killed me that he saw the

Posted in artistic life, painting

summer fun

A couple posts in March…  A post in June… Here it is almost Labor day before I show up again…  Well, so it goes… I resolve to do better and blog more often every once in a while, but life

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Telling stories

I’m blogging at this month, but remembered to repost this here as well today… At the Bead and Button Show, or in any class I teach, I like to tell stories while I’m demonstrating.  I talk about my experiences,

Posted in artistic life, polymer clay


I love pearls.  I use many colors of dyed pearls in my leaf series of silver earrings and pendants.  But I haven’t used pearls often with polymer.  I have been doing a fun design with pearls set on a post

Posted in polymer clay, silver jewelry

playing with resins

A while back, I bought a small uv light for exposing the photopolymer plates that I use with text and silver.  But I also bought some uv hardening resin which I kinda forgot I had for a while.  But looking

Posted in polymer clay, silver jewelry

valentine fun

I took some time to play today to make a few new textures with hearts as the theme. This past weekend, I hosted a class in my home studio on the subject of textures and making your own texture plates

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It’s here!! It’s finished!!

I usually meet my UPS delivery guys at the door so they know the dog is all bark and would never hurt anyone.  Today, I met the guy half way up the driveway cause I was so excited about what

Posted in artistic life, books, polymer clay

caned cookies

My book is almost ready to go to press.  Today on Facebook, my editor commented about applying cane principles to cookie making.  I’d say she’s gone a little over board, except I have to admit…. I’ve done it. This cookie

Posted in artistic life, polymer clay

December is my month to post over at  Go there and read the story behind these new works:

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signature cane

My guinea pig group of teens at my church have completed their sales of Words of Purpose.  Congratulations to them, they earned $1203 to help fund students attending district and regional gatherings. So now, it’s my turn to get to

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Posted in polymer clay
March 2023
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