Showing posts from April, 2016

Year of Jewelry Weeks 15 & 16 and a greenhouse pic... or two☺

Still keeping up and  still spending a lot of time in the greenhouse☺

Peppers, cabbage, cauliflower and some squash
in the far back just hangin out til it's warm enough
to plant them outside

more cauliflower,  peppers and broccoli
on the other side here☺
I have the blue totes (where the tomatoes live) set up with a drip system on
a timer and the temporary pots with the "outside" plants
are on another timer with soaker hoses
So far it's working out very well☺
It took a little work to set up the soaker hoses but very worth it.
WAY better than spending 1 1/2 everyday watering!

Year of Jewelry ~ Weeks 12, 13 & 14

I like all of these but I'm particularly pleased with Week 14☺

Week 12 and 13 were kind of quicky designs to keep up with the project while spending far too long  trying to accomplish Week 14☺ haha! Usually when I start with a tutorial (which I did for this bracelet) I can't seem to  put my own spin on it without ending up with something that is just horrid. The kind of thing you look at and say to yourself "What in the hell is that supposed to be?" The vague idea in my head seems do-able  but I always seem to end up with "What were you thinking?" "What were you even trying to do?!!!" But I like this one☺ I even tried to finish the ends of the cuff like the tutorial and ended up "trimming" the wrong wire (oops) and had to come up with my own end design with what I had left to work with☺
The focal bead is, of course, made by my absolute fav glass artist Juli Cannon of Juls Beads. Check out her store and if you want to have a front row s…