Happy New Year to all of you! I just realized I forgot to do my annual Christmas Season Report. As long-time readers know, every year Christmas, well.... kicks my ass. From being overwhelmed by (and under prepared for) massive coaster orders - to bonking my head on some usually-inanimate-but-for-some-reason suddenly-kinetic object such as a wall… Continue reading Christmas Season Report: Less Ass Kicky than Before
I'm not a big fan of the whole "rushing the holidays" phenomenon. It somehow felt like Halloween was over around the 25th. The displays were down, everything was on "huge reduction" sales etc. I had to keep reminding myself that Halloween hadn't actually happened yet. Having said that.... Please join me as I add to… Continue reading It’s (already?) Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas!
A long put-off project has begun! This blog is being updated! It's not going well! I appreciate your patience as I attempt to overcome insurmountable problems that would fluster even the greatest mind - such as, "why is that picture enormous?" and "why is that font so ugly....and small.....?" One would think those problems could… Continue reading Linda’s Lab – A Very Young Scientist
Hello. This post was going to be titled: "Surrounded by Craft Supplies and Out of Ideas" which is the state I've been in for the past week or so. But then, as is often the case, just as I sat down to admit defeat, I had in inconveniently timed, sort of iffy, idea! Welcome to… Continue reading Reclaimed Wood Halloween Bat
Hold Please. I apologize for the delay but I'm experiencing some technical difficulties. It seems I ran out of room on this blog (I didn't know that was a thing - apparently I talk too much) so I need to upgrade. Unfortunately, upgrading costs money and my need to upgrade came at exactly the moment… Continue reading Hold Please
I have a lot of stuff. Scrap wood (tons!), bits and pieces from Great Ideas! that never quite came to fruition. Bits and pieces from Great Ideas! that did come to fruition but, perhaps, shouldn't have.... You get the picture. And now I have a lot of stuff and I have a goal. The Blair… Continue reading What To Do With All That Scrap Wood?
Committed to keeping my vow to never be as behind as I was this last Holiday Season I spent the week cranking out coasters to build up my in-stock inventory. They are everywhere! But I needed a little break yesterday and I wanted an activity that would help to re-energize my creative side. Happily I… Continue reading Experimenting with Martha Stewart Milk Glass Paint