Tuesday, December 11, 2007


We've got some amazingly kitsch christmas decorations this year. Over Thanksgiving Ron's mom gave him some family treasures. The ceramic reindeer were made by his grandmother and are just the craziest looking things I've ever seen. They provide good hiding spots for our cats under the tree. The ceramic light-up tree is my absolute favorite though. It was his great-grandmother's and instead of light bulbs has vintage marbles.

Monday, December 10, 2007

New Studio Space

Thought that I'd post pictures of my new studio space. Originally Ron and I had been sharing the front room, but I realized that neither of us was actually spending time in there much. We're like Felix and Oscar - I'm really neat and he's not and I think that trying to work in a shared space was annoying both of us. I took the initiative and moved into what was our "music room" since it was too small for really much furniture and so we'd just been keeping our stereo and record player in there. It's a great space for working since it's got so much natural light and I can open the door to the porch. And it's just big enough for me to be comfortable and organized.

Friday, December 7, 2007

Christmas Stockings

Thought that I'd post pictures of the stockings that I made for Ron and I for this year. First time we'll be needing our own since we won't be at home with the family for Christmas morning, so I went ahead and made us each one. I'm pretty happy with how they came out except for the fact that Ron's is somehow much bigger than mine despite using the same pattern. I'm playing with the idea of making some to sell next year.

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Abby Sanchez Now On Sale

Not the real Abby of course, but my soft felt plushie version. I spent yesterday evening reworking some of the details of my first pattern to make the face flatter and bigger. I think that this is really much better, but next time the eyes will go lower on the face. Still this first one is for sale on my etsy page. All proceeds from sales of the stuffed Abby will go right to Ashleigh to help pay for the bills resulting from Abby's recent surgeries. Please consider buying one!