Wednesday, February 23, 2011


Marbles? No, not quite, these are my new polymer clay beads that are destined to become earrings. I have a trunk show coming up in a week and I am feverishly working away. Unfortunately this is also a very busy time for me at work. My students will be competing this Sat. and I am spending all of my time filling out paper work, preparing art work and trying to iron out last minute details.
I joined several etsy teams but I haven't been able to do much with all of the work I have going on. Hopefully things will die down after this week and I'll be able to concentrate more on my jewelry business.

Monday, February 14, 2011

It's My Wedding Anniversary Today

It's my wedding anniversary today. I received these beautiful flowers from my husband, they were brought into my classroom in the morning. My poor love gets hit with a double whamy. My birthday was two weeks ago and he never fails to send me flowers for both occasions.
I hope you are spending your day with a special someone, friends, family. It's a shame we don't celebrate love more often, God knows we need it.
I am still working with polymer clay and continue to learn. I am sooo loving the process, I feel as though I have so much catching up to do. As soon as I have more new stuff I will post the pics.
Happy Valentine's Day.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Brrrrrr it's cold!

It's still freezing here in Texas and I'm under a mountain of blankets trying to keep warm. We had an over night temperature of one degrees and will have a high of five degrees tonight. We've had power outages, gas outages and frozen water pipes. Friends and family have called to inform me of burst water pipes. So far no burst pipes over here, hopefully my luck will not turn. The pipes in my kitchen have been frozen since late last night, I just pray they don't burst over night. I would be in a world of hurt if they did.

When I have electricity I go to my studio and work on my jewelry, which is also the warmest room in the house. I'm still playing with polymer clay and it is still a learning process. I pull at it and roll it and combine different colors. Sometimes I come upon a happy accident but when I try to recreate it I can't.
These particular pieces are the results from just such a session. I know, very amateurish but I am pleased with my novice results. . I would love to get advice from polymer clay artists, every little bit would help.
Here's hoping you are having a warmer night than I am. Good night.