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Gift #1087: Audubon’s Birds

I’ve been spending the evening trying to finish up a shawl.  I’m so close that it’s tantalizing and I thought with some dedicated work I could be binding off by tomorrow.  And that would mean I’ve finished two shawls and … Continue reading

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Gift #1077: March Art Bead Scene

It’s hard to believe that we’re at the end of March already!  Hopefully we’ve seen the last of freezing weather and can now enjoy the steady progression of spring.  Several recent events have occurred which have assured me we’re on … Continue reading

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GIft #1067: Orchids

What a difference a year makes.  Last February when our art museum hosted an orchid exhibition, I went only because I was starved for flowers, not because I liked orchids.  This year it’s different.  I’ve been anticipating their return and … Continue reading

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Gift #1064: Dreaming of summer flowers

We had a UFO sighting in our part of the world yesterday.  It was quite exciting, since that’s obviously not something that happens every day.  It was this weird blob at the horizon when I was driving to work, and … Continue reading

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Gift #1062: Art Deco Musings

Last week I had my first class in exploring a new art medium – that of precious metal clay.  It’s a brief 4-week introduction and after covering some basics we played with various textures on the clay.  We dried our pieces … Continue reading

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Gift #1046: Art Bead Scene Ornament Hop

For six years a blog that I follow, Art Bead Scene, hosts an ornament blog hop.  The blog is run by a group of bead artists and functions as an online community to bring together bead and jewelry artists with … Continue reading

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Gift #1037: All Hallow’s Eve

Happy Halloween Everyone!  We’ve had a lovely couple of days celebrating the season.  We had a Halloween pitch-in and costume contest at work and then I’ve been passing out candy this evening.  In between answering the door, I made Halloween … Continue reading

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Gift #1031: An Old Friend

I took a vacation day today to enjoy some autumn weather and take a day trip to Nashville, IN with my mom.  It was nice to have a day away from work to take to the hills of southern Indiana.  … Continue reading

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Gift #1030: September Art Challenge

Is “better late than never” a true statement?  I’m not sure about that, but I have a late challenge to post – September’s Art Challenge went unblogged in September, despite the fact that I did create jewelry on time.  Things … Continue reading

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Gift #1023: August Art Bead Scene

It’s the end of another month, and that brings us to the Art Bead Scene’s monthly challenge to create jewelry based on their selected art.  This month we had “Park Near Lu” by Paul  Klee. Here is the description included … Continue reading

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