December 2017


eatpraylove5 Silver Hoops with Resin Flowers wren_show_display1 Blue and Cream Lampwork Charms Bracelet

Visitors Live

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Time to make room on your calendar to attend the annual holiday art show at the Cafe Wren in Luck,WI. Lots of talented artists will be there;to say there is ‘something for everyone’at this sale is certainly not an exaggeration.

Over the next few weeks,check back here to find more information […]

winter cheerwinter cheer



I saw the lovely arch Of rainbow span the sky,The gold sun burning As the rain swept by. –   Elizabeth Coatsworth

Winter Themed Metal Bracelet

Yes,November is ready to lead us into winter. The season. Holidays. And all that. My challenge in designing this bracelet was to come […]

see it here firstsee it here first


Blog readers,you get to see it first. Fall is here. For a few years now,I’ve been making these extravagantly beaded bracelets,using a free form technique with lots of extra beads and flowery embellishments. I tend to take a few months to make each  –not working on constantly,but it sits by […]


The very good Bad River

or hodge-podge,which is the word I thought of first. Mish-mash? Yeah. All those things.

tangle of thoughts,like unruly wire messy mind making something,sense or not sense of it. all of it. some of it. So much going on. Summer’s end. School’s start. Homesteader’s metalworking class continues. Custom orders. Life. Relationships. Ideas. Ideas. […]

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as she slumbers,replete and satisfied. —Joseph Wood Krutch

Like a young bear,perhaps,belly full of berries,napping contently.

Young bear spotted in my yard in July –not napping yet!