Honey, I’m home! And I’ve brought back new pieces and techniques from my workshop with Julie Picarello at her lovely home studio in El Dorado, California. I’ll get more into details soon, but I just HAD to get some photos up ASAP of the work I produced, and my co-conspirators in class…. feast your eyes, details to follow! Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR.
Archives for June 2008
I am so far behind…. I’m just sending my May RAK’s (Random Acts of Kindness) out to my ClothPaperScissors Yahoo Group ladies. Oh, yeah. It’s JUNE! Yipes. I’ve been so overwhelmed lately that I just put that particular project on the back burner.Â I actually started them in April, and got a nice head start on altering the bottle caps. (I stamped some scrapbook paper, then attached in into the flattened bottle caps. I added the cute little bubble stickers, […]
I got my swaps back from the ClothPaperStudio Yahoo Group. (Remember? I posted about mine here.) I am pleased as punch and dancing with joy after opening my box! Here are some photos of what I received: Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. I loved some of the little “hidden” goodies, like the stamp of the face in the pink one, or the sheet music inside the green-y one. These are so easy and fun to make, and allow you play with […]
So my dear seven-year old is schlepping home his school supplies since they’re almost out for summer vacation, and his crayons were in a particularly sorry state. No fear! We can recycle them into fun rainbow crayons, and keep the kiddos occupied for a while, too. First up, sorting all of the broken crayons. (My 3-year-old loved this part!) Peel off the paper wrappings on the crayons. (Keep them in a baggie…we can use those later, too!) Sort the crayons […]
I’ve finally finished my samples for my June class…. right under the wire! I made a bunch of samples, actually, because for the first time class participants will get to decide what they are going to make. I’m offerening charms for jewelry or scrapbooking, candle embellishments, magnets, or pins. (This may not go over well. I’ve been told that people are more project-based, rather than process-based. This can be tough for me, because I want to teach folks the technique, […]