Saturday, September 24, 2011
So this has very little to do with lampwork and jewelry making but......I love Buffalo! Today I ran around much like a crazy person doing a wide variety of activities but really loving every single moment! So I know this blog is about jewelry but if I may for just one post say how much I love Buffalo...for most of the time. I would entirely 100% delete February and March and even about 2 weeks of April from the entire calendar of WNY...but with that said.... it is great here! The cost of living is beyond satisfactory in comparison to other areas of the world I have lived in and visited. The people are warm, the art life is accessible, people reach out to one another, the professional sports always keep you on the edge of your seat (in one way or another)...not to mention Letchworth, Niagara Falls, great food, historic waterways and sites, culture, and can I mention again the amazing people. It is the City of Good Neighbors..I witnessed that today in Delaware Park raising funds for Alzheimer's. It is apparent everywhere...like tonight in Ellicottville, NY as people gather to help a family in sudden need or tomorrow at the stadium when people have a great time but make a point to donate and take a moment for others in our area. It is what keeps us all connected. So mind may be Buffalo and I love it but hopefully we have our own..somewhere..... Any maybe with all the luck in the world Tom Brady will have the stomach flu and we can go 3 and 0...oh, I think I just jinxed it:)
Thursday, September 22, 2011
What? Did someone say tomorrow is Friday??? That's right! Happy TGIF vibes to all!
Sunday, September 18, 2011
Monday, September 12, 2011
Out of the kiln and ready to go! They need to be cleaned out and washed up but I see a set of wine charms with a matching wine stopper, a pair of earrings, a funky bracelet and a few bonus beads to store away for future projects. This should be a great week for late night making. Finished product pics to come. I hope everyone is having a great week so far:)
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Fun and dirty race at Emery Park in the south towns of Buffalo this morning!! The Dirty Girl race is for women only, has fun muddy obstacles and portions of the race proceeds go to breast cancer research and education! Can't beat that... and the company, awesome strong women everywhere, laughs and general spirit of the morning made for a fun way to start the day. I hope they return to Buffalo next year.
As for the rest of the weekend, the torch and I have a date tomorrow for some bead makin'! Dare I say it but I want to start getting ready to stock Etsy for the holidays. Hope everyone has a great weekend... and a Saturday post would not be complete without a little "Go Bills" in prep for tomorrow. This could be our year...right?
|Before...so clean :)|
|Cleaned up and heading home|
Monday, September 5, 2011
Thank you everyone for the great support and fun time at Creative Essence for the demonstration! It was an awesome experience and also a pleasure to be at the shop and in the company of the Creative Essence crew. The weather held..no rain and not too hot and the whole day had a great community feel to it!
There are new classes posted and offerings coming up all the time. I am teaching a Story Book/ Art class for 4-6 year old kiddos! So fun! Check out the listings if you are interested via the link below. As the temperature drops it's always good to have some crafts standing by..and not too mention great company!!