I’m going offline to slow down and enjoy family, to celebrate Christmas with meaning and intention. The shop will also be closed until next week. Wishing you all beautiful moments and thoughtful reflection as the end of 2011 approaches.
We have a couple friends that are avid fly fishermen. They make their own flies! One is a musician, one a watercolor artist, both share the same profession as my husband, Scott. So Scott noticed all the funky things I was adding to my waxy soldered pendants and went directly to their studio. While they
The Jolley family wishes you all a Merry Christmas.
This year an Artfest friend invited me to participate in a handmade Christmas ornament exchange. On first thought, a soldered ornament charm came to mind, but by the time I began the ornaments, another plan developed: Foil Origami Christmas Stars adorned with glitter. The inspiration came from a venture to my local art store combined
I keep thinking I’ll have a moment to share, but have accepted the reality that Christmas is Friday! Merry Christmas to all (and no, my legs have never been that thin). amanda ∞
So I say to my son, “Why don’t you write another comic?” He says, “Okay.” A few minutes later he handed me this. Chuckle, chuckle, smirk. Perhaps my favorite part is the whitey tighties the boy is wearing. 🙂 amanda ∞
Front: Back: My husband’s Christmas present was also my first piece of art outside of a book. Although I did prepare a canvas, I ended up using the cover of a book instead. The words in ink read Symbiosis: the living together of two dissimlar organisms, such as you and I. The highlighted text on the
I apologize for the busy background. This garland is a Christmas gift for my sister-in-law. The origami papers have varying Asian designs. The garland is strung on strong quilting thread. The stars are held in place with sticky-tack concealed inside the point, so they can be adjusted according to the recipient’s desires. She can even