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Nov 27

The Gross Thing

The other day, my kid, ( herefore known as “Big Critter”) ran into the house, quite excited. “Mommy,” she asked. “Come outside, I have something really cool to show you.” “Is it gross?” I asked. She is, after all, my kid. “Um…yeah.” “Okay, let’s go.” So she took me outside, and had me crouch down …

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Nov 26

Smiley Ball 16

Haven’t seen one of these for a while!

Nov 23

Pumpkin Pie is Special.

Thanksgiving is my least favorite holiday.  It’s the day that we bring out tasteless old-fashioned recipes to go along with the tasteless old-fashioned gender roles. This year, I am most thankful for my mother, who has offered to host.  Thanks Mom!

Nov 22

Number Plaque

Here’s the finished number plaque that I made the poppy tiles for (shown in an earlier post).  I cut the background green tiles out of stained glass, with the help of my daughters (since ones hand hurts after cutting too many tiles, I needed help.)  Cutting the background tiles was rather time-consuming, but it saves …

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Nov 20

Practice Beads

Since I’d made all kinds of green and pink and lavender radially symmetrical canes for the floral beads, and I didn’t want to make any more floral beads, I used up the canes and practiced placing dots on these clear glass forms. I really like the way dots can look when they’re accurately placed.  One …

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