January 2012
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metal earrings


I decided to focus on metal earrings in the studio today and got several pairs in the works. Here are a couple,including a pair of large copper triangles. I like them, especially how lightweight they are. 



Pearls of wisdom

She’s a real pearl

Heaven’s pearly gates

Cast pearls before the swine

Mermaids tears

Knit one,pearl two -ok,I know it’s ‘purl!’

Still have some classes coming up this Feb,and March. Some of them feature …. pearls!  Check out the classes tab from my home page.

Can anyone add any […]

crystal heart classes cancelled

These two classes have been cancelled due to not enough pre- registrants so now I’ll never know how it would have gone. If you really want a heart,then check out my etsy listing for the same: Valentine Heart in Swarovski Cyrstals. 

amish friendship bread muffins

amish_muffin copy

Writing this down in case it’s any good,since I basically just eyeballed and dumped. If it’s awful I will make sure to report back!

Preheat oven to 350 and grease or line a 12 muffin tin

1 cup Amish friendship bread starter 2 cups baking mix (I used Trader Joe’s) 1/2 cup uncooked oatmeal […]

getting ready

for the classes I have coming up for late winter and spring. I scheduled a very cool valentine heart for February,and as I am making them I am getting a little nervous about the level of difficulty. I am wishing I had the tennis and garden bracelets,also of crystals,first,as they are […]