Aaaaahhhhhhh. *yawn* Summer’s finally really over. Now comes the time of year when you while away the cold and stormy afternoons sitting by the window reading a book, all snuggled up in a blanket and sipping hot cocoa. Or tea. Or coffee. Or a carajillo. Continue reading
Up until last year, I had never really appreciated fudge. It found it to be tooth-achingly sweet, obnoxiously sugary, and kind of grainy.
But then, for some reason, it totally hit me – fudge! It has chocolate! Continue reading
People who design patterns for beaded jewelery or figurines and make them available for free download online have a special place in my heart! Alexis, for example, from Alexis’ Beads has a plethora of patterns on her website, and I have gotten the greatest results recreating her designs! I don’t even know the girl, but I love her so much! Continue reading
Looking at the beautiful things other people create inspires me to get moving and create something pretty myself. Whenever I see a sparkly, intricate design for a piece of jewelry or a creative figurine, my fingers start to itch, and I want to know how it is done, and to feel what the finished piece feels like in my hands. Continue reading
Well, I decided that the dachshund-ring was a little too infantile for my grown-up friend, and so I made another little doggie guy using more appropriate colors and actually giving him a body.
My favorite colleague at work has a birthday coming up, and she’s been especially nice to me recently (she made me cocoa the other day, for crying out loud!). Hence, I thought I should give her something good for her birthday and asked her what she wanted.
She wanted a voucher for a drugstore. Continue reading