2.11.2015

trying to catch up... in february 2015...


 so here goes...


marc's folks came for a short visit
first stop the "talk"
a VIP & mom was in heaven!


26th beach street! best french toast ever...
happy to see the girls!


holdiay cards were out early...
we were honored to have rudolph join in!
 

in the studio making merry!
meeting deadlines
pounding out words...for trading bracelets...


 alot of antler projects...


here's just one...


styling place setting accessories at
a beautiful mess home


it was all about the pearls this holiday... 


 off to the cabin! prepping for 10!
so excited...
it snowed everyday!!


my very best friend and her family arrived
 first stop breckenridge distillary...
6 degrees... and dropping...


in town at apres...
cocktails and board games... 


christmas eve...
and everyone is nestled in there beds...


merry christmas to all!!



 the end of a perfect christmas vacation
a little snowmobiling!


who can resist the perfect photo op?!


managed to do a little darning...

more bracelets!
gifts for my sister in law...


who came for a quick visit in jan!
so we took her to lula"s
in santa monica!


started off february with a painting class
at M.D. art studio/gallery
in LA
not bad... im digging my brush strokes!


and my art pals!
and me!

i love that the art is all the same but so very different!


i think i'm caught up now!

10.06.2014

Port Costa...

my life will forever be changed...
rolling into Port Costa was like going back in time.
what a magical "little" town...
what unfolded was many new friendships & so much 
inspiration... 

my travel buddies
pearl hooper & dede warren


the road to port costa...


let the magic begin...

monica's studio window...


the beginning of shibori dying


the reults...


the letterpress!


my book box w/ mollie meng


the theatre we made


the ambiance every night...


one of wendy's theatre's


crocheting the beads...


a beautiful spot for freinds, food and 
good cheer...


the wall in the bull valley restaurant


the shop quote...


more magic...


the collections...


more shop...


heading out of town
don't forget to leave a wish on the tree
of wishes!


so much inspiration...
that I haven't stopped thinking of this magical little place
since we left...
my mind is churning with business ideas, plans & products
which I am hoping will come to fruition in the first quarter of 2015

9.16.2014

teaching again!

at
in Petaluma






Learn the basics of jewelry construction as you connect beautiful elements through wire-wrapping, crimp beads and wire, and simple jump rings. You will learn about composition for future creations as well. You will leave this class with a finished necklace all your own design! Guaranteed to have lots of fun with DeDe and I! 
Bring your own focal piece and things you love to add to your necklace or choose from some we will have available for purchase.

Location: Anne Freund’s studio Maison Folie~A Creative Atelier
7 Fourth Street #58 Petaluma, CA 95476
Light lunch included 
Limited number of spaces available, only 8 students so lots of individual 
attention from us!



9.03.2014

turning 53...a few fun things to share...

as we age lets face it 
there are a few things we need to spruce up!

1. the tired eyes...
cure: my new mascara!
it's a fiber mascara and i love it!
it's called "younique"
the fibers stick to my lashes, they look fuller and longer
I even leave the house with no make-up just my mascara!!

2. the gray peeking in to say hi...
cure: my new "E-Salon"
forget Loreal!
I love this product & the packaging is like receiving a gift in the mail!

3. my journal
cure: photos!!
my new photo obsession!
photo stickers, photos & photo strips!
perfect for journaling!

4.  my jeans...
cure: a nice nude heel instead of a flat,
already i feel younger!

and
what have I been up to...

4th of july with the family!


flea markets...


art,
these little beauties
are name plates for a display case 
at


a little 
jack johnson

at red rocks...


a little treasure of a cafe...


nicks in colorado...


and a beautiful hike...
with cousin's


mc collough gulch colorado...