I will start this off by saying that I am a graceful ballerina. And by that I mean I am SUPER accident prone. About every 5 years or so I have some sort of accident that lands me on my ass for a few days. This time it was a trip at work that resulted… Read More Childhood Craftiness
My new studio is really starting to come together. The more work I do in it, the more I rearrange it. But now it’s really getting to a comfortable workflow. I have most of what I use frequently near my main workspace. All my tools are within arms reach. And I am getting the things… Read More Studio Evolution Part 2
A few months ago I became one of the artists at the Studio on 6th in Downtown Springfield , IL. Selling my work here is in addition to my booth space at the Kountry Nook Craft & Gift Mall in Pekin. I am also still doing local shows. And starting this year I will… Read More Artist at Studio on 6th!
Here is to the new year! A year full of new opportunities, new goals and my favorite. checking things off a list! With this new year I am going to start the 100 Day Goal. Its a program to accomplish one big goal by breaking it down into 100 little actions, one done each day. … Read More Happy 2018!
Gencon 50 August 17-20,2017 This year marked the 50th birthday of GenCon. It also marked the 5th year my family has seen able to go to the “best four days in gaming”. Best four days is right on the money. For those of you who do not know, Gencon is a gaming and role playing… Read More GenCon 50
Gencon August 17-20,2017 My first class of my Gencon weekend was a rubber stamp carving class. I remember carving and doing printmaking in high school, but that was ages ago. The instructor showed the class a few out of the box items that can be used to carve a stamp. The large stamp we made… Read More Rubber Stamp Carving at Gencon
WE GOT A NEW HOUSE!!!! We had lived in our old house for 12 years. It was our first home, other than apartments. It was where we grew up as a family. Where we finally got our act together as adults. But now we decided to upgrade. We found what we think is the perfect… Read More Studio Evolution
11. I once wrestled a rabid wambat for the last Reeses peanut butter cup. Well that’s not true but I do love me some peanut butter cups! 12. I mentioned my love of photography, well I take photos for the website Fragsandbeer.com. It’s a gaming/geek news website run by my husband Trever. Most of my… Read More 20 Random Facts About Me (part 2)
In an effort to be a better blogger, I am going to attempt to post at least one blog post a week. An it dawned upon me that I haven’t really shared much background on myself except my craftiness. so here are some random factoids about me! 20 Random Facts About ME!!!! I look normal… Read More 20 Random Facts About ME!! (part 1)
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