Happy New Year, just in case I don't manage to stay awake for the next 54 minutes. December has once again been a whirlwind with a house full of crazy, excited children. After working nonstop to prepare for the two craft shows in November and a flurry of custom orders for Christmas, I have created very little the last two weeks. My sewing machine is in the shop and every flat surface is covered in Legos or board games. I decided to take a break from the toys and cleaning and put together a few little creativity kits to list in my Etsy shop. It gave me a chance to play with my supplies without committing to a project in the mist of Christmas vacation chaos. Very fun for me and hopefully I will be able to inspire someone else to make the jump into fiber and mixed media.
Monday, December 14, 2009
Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Yay! Another thing checked off my list. I've spent the last week working on this custom journal. I'm not typically a warm color, especially brown, person, so this was a bit of a challenge for me. Plus I've been having major sewing machine frustrations. It just doesn't want to do the metallic thread. I need to take it in to be serviced, but just don't have the time for it right now. I really like how the journal turned out. It is filled with watercolor paper so it is ready for the artist to fill. I hope everyone likes it!
Sunday, December 6, 2009
What can I say--I, like so many of you, have been crazy busy and have sadly neglected to write. Please forgive me! I had a wonderful time at both the Etsy Rain and Indie Banditas holiday bazaars. I did well with sales and now have my own Christmas budget to spend. Plus, I saved money by having no time to shop. No Black Friday shopping when I'm half asleep and buy things I wouldn't normally just because they are a good deal. I wasn't sucked in this year! Instead I've been creating!
I've been posting lots of new stuff in my etsy shop. I have holiday cards and gift tags featuring fiber art plus sized inchies. Plus bookmarks, treasure boxes and original art. I would love for you all to check it out and let me know what you think!