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Almost time…

Less than 2 hours left in the color scheme contest, and there’s a flurry of activity over here. I’m trying to get the things I’ve made photographed and ready for the website.  The contest ends at midnight, and while I’m not crazy enough to post the results at 12:01am, I do want to take care […]

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It’s practically Friday

So I’m jumping the gun and posting my flickr favorites for the week. Actually, this is two weeks of favorites, since I forgot last week. Lots of pretty jewelry this time, and no shortage of feet. As usual. And yet, I always wear plain black shoes myself. Go figure. Those of you still playing along […]

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More fun than a jar full of pens

I love making pens. I love putting coordinating pens in a mason jar. I love it when I have even more than six coordinating pens in a mason jar. Maybe I’ll make more pens this week Am I being a tease with all of this stuff?  All of these in-progress shots?  I hope you’re not […]

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Color Challenge Finalists for November

I’m thinking it was probably lousy timing on my part to do the color scheme naming contest the same week as the November color challenge wraps up, but what’s done is done, eh? Let’s try to keep from getting too confused If you’re new to my blog, you can take a moment to read about […]

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Evolution of a color scheme – step six

We’re in the home stretch now. If there are any steps you have missed, you can view them all here. Once we have determined our final three base colors, it is time to make some canes. I consider this to be the fun part. I have a handful of standard cane designs that I make. […]

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Clay day

I was beginning to wonder if I would ever get back to the Evolution of a Color Scheme series. The good news is that I have been making canes today, and that I know what the prize will be for the winner of my color scheme naming contest. The bad news is that I can’t […]

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It’s a sickness, I tell you.

  Can’t say I’m afraid of the camera now, can we? I’m a pretty shy girl in public, but if there’s one thing I’ve learned since opening my flickr account, it’s that it’s fun to take my own picture. It’s bringing out the ham in me, and I never realized that she existed before. Kind […]

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Baking, Feasting, and Re-Thinking

Before I forget again, let me get this out of the way: If you are a Facebook user, and a fan of Polka Dot Creations, Polka Dot Radio, or both, you can visit their pages there and declare yourself to be a fan: Polka Dot Creations Polka Dot Radio Oh, and feel free to befriend […]

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It seemed like a good idea at the time

Ever set out to make a small change that you think will be a Good Thing, only to discover once the deed is done, that there are repercussions you hadn’t taken into account?  It took me all of  five minutes to use flickr’s organizer to take 200 or so photos and change one property about […]

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