New Trunk Show!

Hello Beadie Friends!  Come on down to Beads at Dusti Creek tomorrow March 20 and Saturday March 21. All day!  I’ll be right inside the door selling ALL my beads.  Come out!  Support Local Shopping and buy some beads from a starving artist…(Ok, so I don’t LOOK like I’m starving).  

When equipment goes kaput!

I have had my dear kiln for quite a few years, I’m going to have to say at least 6 or 7, probably more.  Today, after stacking a batch of beads in there, I sat down at my computer to do something.  I noticed shortly thereafter that I didn’t hear the clicking noise that tells me the coils are going…

Little Troubles

Sometimes when I sit down at the torch, I’m not entirely sure what will happen.  Ok, truth be told, more often than not I probably am freewheelin’ it.  The last few months have been turbulent, and as a result these little monsters happened.  I can’t explain it, but when they materialize from the glass and flame I feel like I am…

Image Editing Software

As many of you know, Adobe products are incredibly expensive.  I’m fairly frugal by nature, so spending $30 or so a month just for some software just irks the heck out of me.  I decided to go ahead and download GIMP.  So far, I have not spent much time with it, but from now on I am going to try…

Updating and adding

I’ve been a busy bee, updating this site as well as my etsy shop.  You can also find tons of my beads at Ornamentea, in Raleigh.  Check it out!  Buy some beads.  Because you never know when someone is going to offer you a large tract of land for a handful of beads.  I mean, it’s happened before, right?  

PopUp Sunday is coming!

If you’re in the neighborhood of Ornamentea this Sunday, come out and see me!  PopUp Sunday is here, April 27 and this month the charity is Wake County SPCA.  So, that means puppies.  Can I keep my hands off of them? Doubtful. I also have a couple of setup items I am going to have for sale.  One is a…