My stitches came out yesterday and though my thumb looks pretty bad it’s more functional now.
The return of opposable thumbs is great because I’m in full-court prep for the big Patchwork Santa Ana show that happens this Sunday!
As I returned home from loading in for Unique LA last Friday I found myself happily thinking “wow – it’s all loaded in! Booth looks good, most of my work is done AND I haven’t hit my head on anything like I usually do before a big show! Read the rest of this entry
I’m back from Ohio and my dad’s 91st Birthday celebration. I had a great time and I was given more embarrassing pictures from my childhood!
And now it’s back to work. Read the rest of this entry
I left the corporate world for the bucolic life of a crafter.
So how is that I am currently sitting in an airport with my laptop desperately trying to catch up on work during a layover?
I have to confess what I imagined life would be like as my own boss is very different from the reality. There are times when I think my boss is out to get me. Read the rest of this entry
I have incredibly inconvenient creative inspiration.
I never seem to get creative brainstorms when I’m just sitting around trying to think about new things. I get creative brainstorms at the last minute or when I’m in the midst of doing something else entirely. Read the rest of this entry
I honestly can’t tell you what I’ve been doing of late.
I don’t mean I can’t tell you like “it’s a secret and I’d have to kill you” I mean I’m not quite sure what I’ve been doing.
I know I’ve been doing my usual coaster-making, candle –drilling HOME sign designing but the time has just slipped away and I feel a bit like I fell in a hole.
I have been in full factory mode lately: sawing sanding and drilling in hopes that this will make it super easy to assemble some coaster, candlebock or subway sign on short notice.
In short what I’m saying is that if you are here looking for some clever new idea or potential Pinterest eye candy this may not be the blog post for you. Read the rest of this entry
I keep hearing variations on the phrase “if you love what you do you’ll never work a day in your life.”
When I was all about acting I would have interpreted this as “you may love it but you’ll never get a job.”
But now that I’m a little more….in control of things (acting is all about other people telling you when you can act) I’m finding the sunnier side of that turn of phrase.
I spent a good part of my weekend “working” on new ideas. Read the rest of this entry