Sunday, December 14, 2008

Spudnik's new space

So I have been going to Spudnik Press since last summer, and I finally had a chance to check out their new digs down on Hubbard Street. The new space is awesome, so spacious, with really great light. Here are a few photos...

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Rudolph the wiener dog...

This dachshund wall art is seriously, one of my favorite things. It's adorned my dining room wall for about 4 years now, and we decorate him every year! I think its pretty much a one-of-a-kind by Sheriff Peanut, but maybe if you beg, she'll get out the jigsaw...

Sunday, December 7, 2008

Renegade Holiday Sale and Depart-ment Weekend

I'm gearing up for the second day of the Renegade Holiday Sale so I'll take some pictures today and post them tonight. Depart-ment is also going on this weekend so stop by if you can - its a great show in a fun atmostphere. Then hopefully I'll have some time this week to decorate my own home for the holiday season - I can't wait to sit at night in my apartment glowing with Christmas lights.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008


I've been wanting to make therapeutic sock animals for a while now...and these guys do double duty. Basically, they are sock snakes filled with lavender-scented rice so you can heat them in the microwave for about a minute, and then wrap the snake around you wherever you have any aches, pains, or cramps. Its basically a much cuter heating pad that smells wonderful..and it can be re-used over and over. And, when you're not using it for its healing powers, it can be used as a draft snake in a windowsill or doorway, if you have really clean floors :)

I sold my first one at my last craft show and I had a very interesting conversation with an older lady about boll weevils...needless to say, she was worried the rice would have boll weevils infested in the them, but we both decided that if she microwaved the snake it would kill anything dormant in the rice. I never really knew about boll weevils...and apparently they are more common in cotton, but after googling it, they are creepy and noone should have them anywhere near there sock it just in case!

Its sunny and snowy at the same time

Its my first week at home working on my business full-time, no more 9-5 for me! One thing I have really been wanting to do is to start blogging about my projects, whether they are home projects, gifts for friends, or designs for my business. I know I love to hear about other creative people's inspiration and get a peek into their day-to-day lives. So, instead of posting about the fact I'm going to be posting...I'll just jump right in!