Monday, February 22, 2010

Soft Glass Problem

I like the look of this pendant cord combination but I am having a bit of trouble fastening the clasp to the cord. I made the cord by combining tiger tail and soft glass. Any ideas out there? Anyone know of a tutorial or instructions? Or different materials for the same look.

Something Going on Here

So the Olympics are going on in Vancouver. Have been for about a week. I am a world class party pooper but they don't give out gold for that. So here is a picture of some one walking her dogs and one of the aboriginal pavilion.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Bringing the Garden Indoors

I love gardening. I spent part of the day pull out rotten boards and replacing them with bricks. I used to work as a gardener but it is not as much fun when you can't pick and chose your days to be outside. Today was great but I did stay in long enough to finish the first of the vases that I am making to hang on the wall or stick on the fridge.So I bought the astromarias for the picture. I still feel like I have make a link between the garden and clay.

I can't wait to pretty up my market tent with flowers this summer.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Moving In

This is my new space a couple of weeks ago.

This is what it looked like yesterday.

I am still working at home much of the time but it is good to work at the studio where there are others around. Carmen's studio is just across from mine and there is a good energy in the place even when I am there alone. When there are a distracting number of people around and amazing amount of work can be done. I am looking forward to spending a little time there most days even if it looks like a dark basement to most, it is my cozy cave.