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!
Way back in July I started my Etsy site. It can be found at https://www.etsy.com/shop/RavenwingCreations . I stated it with the intention of adding more to it quicker than I did, but better late than never. So now there is a few more items on there and I will be adding more daily as I… Read More Etsy Site is Alive and Kicking!!!
Today I finished setting up my new booth at the Kountry Nook, Kountry Nook in Pekin, IL | 212 N Capitol St, Pekin, IL | Superpages.com. I left the Crafty Corner and went to a craft mall that had regular hours, and better hours. Hopefully this will be a great new start, and the opportunity… Read More The Kountry Nook
I think I have a problem, more than the usual. I have so many ideas swimming around in my bag of cats I call a brain! I find it nearly impossible to dedicate myself to one specific type of art or craft. I get bored and distracted easily. Maybe that is why I am always… Read More Crafters ADD
Wow, it has been a crazy couple of weeks!!! I have had the opening of the new shop The Crafty Corner, owned and operated by my coworker Melinda Sutton. I have a booth in the shop with over 100 items in it! I have also recently been taken on as a guest artist at The… Read More Craziness Leads to Productivity!
A coworker of mine has taken a huge step, she is going to open her own craft boutique in Pekin. The boutique is going to offer booth space to crafters and artists. And I am going to rent a space!!!! I am hoping to show and sell my photography, jewelry and maybe some of my… Read More New Opportunities on the Horizon!