The power was out last Sunday due to a surprise dump of April snow: My neighbour actually saw electricity sparking off the power lines! I am very grateful that: the trees and the garage by the sparks did not catch fire City crews were out right away I got to go out for breakfast and… Continue reading Grateful Sunday and Treasure Tuesday!
Back in March I participated in a lovely show and sale of upcycled furniture and other artifacts called Remix. This was a great experience where I not only met many fabulous people I was also fortunate to get some publicity on local TV and radio. It’s also the place where I sold my first… Continue reading Sold! Keys 25 – 34
Took some photos today and also bought some key making supplies…gathering up my courage to try using a Dremel tool and some soldering tomorrow!
This key was part of the dozen keys I made on that inspiration filled day in July. I don’t have a very clear picture of it – either in my photo albums or in my mind. I don’t even remember everything that went into it except for one part – the “jewels” on this key… Continue reading Third Key
In the early 2000s I had a conversation with a friend who was faced with a very difficult (can’t make payroll for over 60 people) work challenge; I went home thinking “what do you do when the world is crumbling all around you?” And then this thought popped into my head – you stand in… Continue reading Doorways and a Dozen Keys
In 2013 I was inspired by a Debbie Travis Christmas ornament to make a “key” out of the various bits of found objects and other unwanted detritus I had in my art supplies. (thank you Debbie; and thank you Canadian Tire – even though I am fortunate and have a good job I was… Continue reading First and Second Key
“I’m going to make 5000 keys and none of them will be jewelry!” I’ve always been “creative” but never really thought I could call myself an artist. Recently I’ve had some success creating mixed media art. I even have a show lined up at a community gallery next spring. I’ve made various things over the… Continue reading the Vow