This morning Neil suggested that I check out some garage sales for interesting things to sew or dye. Sounded like a good idea to me, so off I went. I only hit 5 sales and didn’t have any luck finding anything of interest until the last place. There on the ground, in a little ziplock […]Read More: Think he likes it?
For at least the last 6 years, I have been drawn to dark colors, particularly in my clothing choices. I’ve been feeling recently like my home would benefit from a makeover, and I’m drawn to the dark for that task, too. If I were handy with a paintbrush, I would probably redecorate several of the […]Read More: My new love is Turquoise
Look what just hopped into my lap this afternoon… Cat lovers and Christi Friesen fans alike will be happy to hear that CF’s fourth Beyond Projects book is now available. Like the three installments before it, this project book is a fun read – CF is just really funny! I’m not a sculptor, but I […]Read More: Do you hear purring?
Son #1’s Ultraman obsession meets my new interest in sewing: Yes, Virginia, there is an Ultraman fabric. And it’s Ultraman Tiga, or so I’m told. One minute I’m humoring him by Googling “ultraman fabric” and the next I’m ordering ugly textiles from Japan LisaRead More: Oh, heaven help us…
[edited: This post refers not to the current Polka Dot Cottage that you are reading, but to a message board I had, which was called Polka Dot Cottage. At the time, this blog and shop were still under the Polka Dot Creations umbrella. Confused? Sorry about that!] Well, I closed the doors on The Polka […]Read More: Polka Dot Cottage, RIP
Whew! Both of my orders got here while we were eating tonight. yay! And of course, I zipped through supper cleanup and went straight to my clay stash to mix custom colors and make a couple of canes. I have 6 buttons, 2 pairs of earrings, and 2 pendants curing in the oven as we […]Read More: Anticipation no more
Today was the end-of-year picnic for son #2’s school. Here he is with his “favorite friend,” as he calls her. I just love how he’s got his arm around her. Preschool scuttlebutt is that they like to hug and that he kissed her last week during circle time. My little Casanova! It’s getting close to […]Read More: Young Love, Anticipation and Salad
Last week I admired some pendants that Libby Mills posted on her blog. She emailed me and offered to send me a handful of bead frames to play with. They arrived today, and included a finished pendant that Libby made. Isn’t this a great little treasure to have arrive on my doorstep? Thank you so […]Read More: Treasures in the Mail
I love the first Sunday of the month. It’s the day the NJ Polymer Clay Guild has its workshops. In the three or four hours I’m there, I get to socialize with like-minded individuals, sharing some of my knowledge and absorbing some of theirs. I get to sell a couple of the latest books & […]Read More: Polymer Clay Play Day
Top 5 Sellers* for May, 2007 1 ) Magazine:PolymerCAFE Spring 2007 2 ) DVD: Precious Metal Clay Jewelry 3 ) Project Book:The CF Sculpture Series Under the Sea 4 ) Book: Making Polymer Clay Beads 5 ) Magazine:Step-By-Step Clay Jewelry 2005 Bestsellers for previous months Want to be notified instantly when this list changes? Click […]Read More: Bestsellers for May