Finally I have finished my banana gourds mermaids! After what has seemed like forever my muse returned and I am once again in the studio creating, painting, sculpting and all in all enjoying the process. So tomorrow off to the … Continue reading →
“>The Florida Gourd Festival is now over and I placed in three categories. The Santa Gourd I sculpted paper clay to add dimension for for the face, beard, arms gloves and fur. The “Believe” message he is carrying is also … Continue reading →
and wow- the first month of the year is just about over. Time just seems to fly by the older I get. I remember when the days seemed so long and the years just went on forever, not so now, … Continue reading →
Can’t believe this is my first post of the new year, it has been a busy first quarter of 2012! The highlight of the year thus far though has to be placing in the Florida Gourd Show. This was the … Continue reading →
Just completed this mosaic gourd for the monthly craft show in the park. . . . next to the last show and I am ready for a break. Having been the treasurer for the club this year has really been an experience. Not that I am unfamiliar with “finances” but it has actually been a little more work and taken more time than I thought it would have taken. Anyway, the next to the last show is this weekend and I am ready for a break and a summer of building my inventory too. I just had so much going on this year my inventory was difficult to replenish. I also hope to get my Etsy shop back up and running for fall and winter, especially the holiday season. I do have so many ideas for new gourd designs and Christmas ornament designs too. So I am ready for uninterrupted creative time this summer.
A photo of my two babies! Max, is the yellow lab and Penny, a mixed breed that was abandoned so we adopted her, and they both keep me company all day long. They are at my side as I write this post . .. so nice to be loved!!