I decided to try out a couple of new shows this year. Just something to broaden my horizons. There is a convention coming up in July called the Dark History and Horror convention in Champaign, IL. They needed vendors and I thought it could be a great opportunity and fun to do! I am planning… Read More 2017 Dark History and Horror Convention
This is a questionnaire that my business partner and I came up with. Answers to these questions would be extremely helpful to us. If you choose to answer, please copy and paste this to an email , answer the questions and I will send you a coupon for $5.oo off a future purchase! Raeven… Read More We Need Your Input!!!
Here is the next class I am teaching at the Kountry Nook! Follow their Facebook page for updates on all of the classes and events at the Nook! Hope to see you at class!
Each new year come with its own set of predictions for the year. I actually like the gem and crystal trends for this year, which is a surprise. Some of my favorite things to use are on the trend list, so last year I was just ahead of my time! The blog on Etsy just release… Read More 2017 Jewelry Trends
The next class I am teaching is going to be a wire wrapping class. I have had several requests for this one, so here it is! We are going to make a pendant with a Faux Dichrotic Glass Center piece. This will be fully wire wrapped around it and a wire bail at the top… Read More Wire Wrapping Class at the Kountry Nook
The local craft mall that I sell at, the Kountry Nook has recently started hosting craft classes. Somehow I got roped into teaching a few, not that I mind! So I have added to my already packed schedule a crafty class once a month! So my students get to partake in my wittiness while I… Read More Teaching at the Kountry Nook
I have blogged about GenCon before, but for those who don’t remember I will recap. GenCon is a 4 day Gaming and role playing convention in Indianapolis IN. Held at the Indianapolis Convention Center, this years convention was attended by over 56,000 people. In addition to all of the gaming events, there are workshops, lectures… Read More Wire Wrapping Class at GenCon
Last year was the first year I entered the Altered Book Contest at the Chatham Public Library. I heard about the contest from my amazing sister Jennifer, my enabler! This year I was running out of time and thought I couldn’t not submit a project. I had an idea in mind, but I didn’t think… Read More Altered Book Contest
Hobby Lobby just got some amazing new products in the jewelry department. Blank Slate is a line of unfinished wooden pieces, canvas, lockets, and other embellishable items. I saw these when one of the lies I work with brought them to show me. She thought they would be right up my alley. She was right,… Read More Fun New Toys!