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
AEDM Day 26 The necklaces are complete! This pendant below was made as a commission. I’ve been experimenting with “waxed” paper. The paper used here became very translucent when heated by the soldering iron. I love how the light filters through. I sold a pendant just like the nesting bird today. I say “just like”
AEDM Day 20 I swear I was listening, even taking notes, but during the sermon yesterday, I had an idea. I didn’t want it to escape. Then I went home and melted onto the couch. I think that 13 weeks straight of home education has worn me out. I’m thankful for a break this week.
AEDM Day 17 Working on more Scripture pendants and hymnal rings. The shop should be full by next Wednesday, in plenty of time to still use the coupon code, ACHOO, for 15% off through the end of November. That always feels weird saying. Promotion, marketing. I love what I make. I just hope you do
AEDM Day 15 More soldering. I’m so torn. I love wax, but lately the soldering has won the call. I’m sure nobody noticed that I missed AEDM Day 14. I noticed, because when I slipped into my cozy nest of a bed, I was a bit sad about the end of the day coming before
Since a recent assignment in The Artist’s Way, I’ve been pondering the truth behind the mantra, “Treating myself like a precious object will make me strong.” Being a student of Jesus Christ, my first reaction was that this mantra was not Biblical. The Scripture “let him deny himself” immediately came to mind. But experientially I have
Yesterday I went to the International House of Prayer to soak in the excellent worship experience they have available. They have a prayer room in which worship takes place 24 hours a day and has been going nonstop since Sept. 19, 1999. The worship leader changes every 2 hours, and I just happened to go