Monthly Archives: August 2013

Autumn is On Its Way..

Wow! End of’s hot, humid and not a breath of air here at the beach right now.  But it’s time to look forward to Halloween!  I created a really fun multi-media necklace with a Halloween theme last year that … Continue reading

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Play Time!

I had a rare weekend with no clay assignments so I decided to do a little playing.  We cherish our butterflies and humming birds in our neighborhood, planting plants specifically for their needs.  The Monarchs and Western Tiger Swallowtails are … Continue reading

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What’s in a Wrapper?

What’s in a wrapper?  Well for me, my clay wrappers often act as a disposable mini-paint palette!  They are just perfect to hold the small amounts of acrylic paints we often use to antique a bead or two or three! … Continue reading

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(Clay) Life Doesn’t Have to Be Hard

As the (self-appointed) Queen of Stoobid Simple Clay, I just want to remind you that clay design doesn’t have to be difficult or intricate to be effective.  This necklace, featured in this month’s Bead It magazine, is super simple, but … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You..

So when life gives you lemons, er, hard clay… we still want to use it. This happened when I accidentally set a sheet of rolled out Premo! Peacock  on top of my oven WHILE IT WAS ON. I know, right? … Continue reading

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Here’s Looking at You…

At my last opportunity to blog a couple of months ago, the last blog I featured one of my tikis on the deck (see blog below) who often shows behind me when I did a Sculpey video.  Well, he had … Continue reading

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The Things We Do for Our Clay (to display it!)

It’s been a busy, busy Spring and Summer.  I’ve been traveling and teaching and getting ready to RETIRE from my “real job” of 22 years next Feb.  It’s so fun to apply to teach at different venues and not have … Continue reading

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