Monday, December 7, 2009

Crocheted necklace

I just love this beautiful necklace that my talented friend Brenda made for me. Check out more of her work at

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Altered cigar box

This altered cigar box holds the ABC 6th Anniversary book swap.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009


off-hand glass blowing from the Stephen Bishop hot shop class 2 1/2" x 2 1/8"

Monday, November 2, 2009

A bona fide ensemble

The Halloween bead for 2009 is a bone from Bronwen Heilman that I wear with one of her skulls from 2008.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Hot glass

I always enjoy watching a flameworker making an amazing glass piece. This is Bronwen Heilman encasing a painted image in a marble.

Sunday, October 25, 2009


Enjoyed watching
Stephen Bishop
give a glassblowing
demo at Coyote Glass
during the Salado
Founders Day celebration.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Container and book

An altered
to hold the
Under Lock & Key
4x4 fat book
(AAWA 2009).
It is a collaboration
of 38 paper artists.

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Glass beads

for the crow people -

beads are about
3/4" x 1/2"

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Glass buttons

The face of each button
is about 5/8" diameter.

Thursday, September 10, 2009


Glass buttons with shanks.
The face of each button is
about 5/8" diameter.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Keeping cool

It's just way to hot and dry
these days. I'm happy under
the fan playing with paper
(and paper-

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Glass buttons & Birthdays

New glass buttons for Birthdays.
The first view shows the backs
of two new buttons.
The green & teal button - 1 3/8" dia.
Green & yellow button - 1 1/8" dia.
The red & white button - 3/4" dia.

Monday, June 29, 2009

New buttons

1/2" to 1" diameter

Thursday, June 11, 2009

New hangie danglie

western style

sharp shooter

measures 4.25" x 9"

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

New buttons

I made a few more buttons and the turquoise and white one is the smoothest and closest to being round so far. Yippee!

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Hangie danglie

This hangie danglie was made for "fish tales" online swap.

Friday, May 15, 2009

New embellishments

More glass buttons.
Each button measures
about 1" x 1/8".

Monday, May 4, 2009

Altered Rolodex Card

This card was made
for a swap and
2.25" x 4".

Monday, April 27, 2009


handmade, flat,
glass bead
1-3/8" x 1/8"


handmade glass embellishments -
1" x 1/4"
black and white:
1" x 3/16"
3/4" x 3/16"

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Earth Day 2009

These are
4 x 4's
made today
for a swap
Earth Day

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Art quiltie

This swap was a real stretch for me.
I love fabric, buttons, charms and fibers
but don't sew.
Quiltie measures 6" x 6" roughly.

Monday, April 13, 2009

What's new

4 fun projects from a recent art playday at Jeri's studio

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Bead storage/display

Here is a full bead container. Thanks to Peg for this photo of some of her beads.

Sunday, March 29, 2009

New altered container

another altered cigar box to hold and display hand made glass beads

Thursday, March 19, 2009


My first retablo using a distressed paper triptych, collaged images and acrylic paint. Measures 14.25" x 8".

Monday, March 9, 2009

Altered container

altered cigar box for display of glass beads
measures 9.25" x 9.75" x 1.50"

New beads

glass beads from my latest studio time