Friday, November 30, 2012

Sunset on the Lake

I’m trying a new thing in Windows; It seems I can write to my blog on my computer and somehow it will get uploaded to Blogger. 

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So here’s a picture I took as I was driving home the other other afternoon.

This is Bald Eagle Lake in White Bear Lake.

It was a very pretty scene, and I had my camera with me, so I took a pic.


Thursday, November 29, 2012

Want vs Need

What do you do when you have dozens of things you need to do, and all you WANT to do is play? 

I want to be creative today. 

I want to try some new things with paper, watercolors and stamps.

Sometimes being creative is a need that can't be subdued no matter what else is on the list to be done.

Sometimes those practical endeavors must be tackled and you've put them off too long already.

So what do you do?

Do you promise yourself that you'll get to the fun stuff once you've completed one or two of those less than inspiring tasks?

Or do you ignore the mundane and go for the gold?

It depends, doesn't it? 

Today I'll tackle a few of the pressing must-do's and hope that there's time enough in the day to play.

Hope you have time for doing some of the things on your want list in the next few weeks.


Monday, November 12, 2012

My Library/Work room

I haven't completely moved everything back in yet, but here's how it looks today.

The view looking in from the doorway at my computer and desk.

Looking to the right; most of my stones are in the baskets divided by color and in zip-lock bags.

This is a picture of the china cabinet with all the knick knacks that used to be on all the shelves.  The plastic white containers have all my 12x12 papers, stickers, and other paper supplies.  The wooden 8-drawer cabinet contains glass beads by color.  The smaller wooden box has my unpriced jewelry in it.

This view is to the left of the doorway.  These shelves hold paper scraps, some stamps, a backet of wire, a basket of unmounted stamps in CD cases, and other things.

The desk I use to work on metal stuff and paper stuff.  Against the back wall is a table where I keep my rotary cutter and my scoring board.  Right now I'm taking pictures of jewelry for posting on-line. 

Some day maybe I'll show you my drawers.   :)

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Arts & Crafts Show November 16, 17 & 18

My booth at the Southtown Arts and Crafts Show

I'll be at Southtown Mall this month selling my jewelry at the Arts and Crafts Show on November 16th, 17th & 18th.

Southtown Mall is located at I-494 and Penn Ave South in Bloomington, Minnesota.

I'm located in front of the Dress Barn.

Here are the hours:
  • Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m
  • Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00p.m.

As always, I have quite a few new items, so stop and see me if you're in the neighborhood!  If you mention you saw my blog, you'll get 30 percent off your entire purchase!

Hope to see you there!