One of our assignments for FYV was to make a bead from an illustration in a child’s book. I got so much inspiration while at the library I came home with four books. Ellie can be found in… Read More
Collage of Henry from 8 weeks to his completion of basic training class when he was a year old.
Ingredients ½ cup of softened butter 1 ½ cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups of plain all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ salt 1 cup chopped walnuts 1… Read More
Assignment #5 of FYV was to create a bead from a song. Well, this was very easy for me. My all time favorite song is ‘Somewhere over the Rainbow’ and my favorite version is by IZ who… Read More
Hope everyone is having a good weekend!
I’ve got a winner SuseBee – Susezine I want to thank all 232 of you for taking the time and leaving a comment on my blog. It was a lot of fun reading other people’s blogs,… Read More
Assignment 4 was to take a picture and create a bead. This set of beads are available at Islandtop Glass Art.
Can’t believe we had a 40 degree weather change in 24 hours. I torched today with the doors open, played outside with Henry in a t-shirt and Ruby took a walk. While I was at the torch I… Read More
It’s funny, I know I did not like they way they were but I kept doing the same thing over and over. I’ve been working on my dogs snoot and eyes and I think I had a… Read More
Assignment 2 called for us to pick a piece of art from several that were posted and make a bead inspired by that art. We were asked to step out of our comfort zone, I had no idea… Read More
What could be better then a pot of Gumbo on a cold winter day? The most important part of Gumbo is making the roux take your time and let the roux get a dark chocolate brown color…. Read More
Assignment 1 for Finding Your Voice as a Glass Beadmaker a workshop by our mentor Sylvie Lansdowne. My first challenge was to take the assigned black and white picture and color palette of three colors create a bead with no do… Read More