Monday, December 3, 2012

My apologies....

I have to admit that time got the best of me and I did not have my web sale on the 2nd as planned.  I have rescheduled it for Monday the 10th at 6pm PST.

There will be a ruffly snow girl, a tree topper somewhat like this one from last year, a Santa or two and who knows what else.

Thank you for all the sweet emails about my absence.

Friday, November 30, 2012

A rainy day...

Nothing like a dark sky and a whole lot of rain to make you want to buckle down and do some

With weather like this the snow people are feeling very much at home.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

This Sunday....

All good witches....


will be stopping in for a visit.

Sunday, September 30, 5pm PST

Friday, September 21, 2012

Something and someone special....

The newest issue of Prim's is out and I am honored and tickled to be a part of it.  

This project and article is 

extra ~ extra 

special to me.

It's about a project I worked on with my dear friend, Iva Wilcox.

It's all about our friendship and how we.....


I can't give it all away.  

Just pick up the lastest issue and read all about it.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Lots of good stuff....

Lots of good stuff

going on right now.  

I love this time of year.

The kids are headed back to school ...

The leaves are soon to change...

The air is cooling....


Wonderfully creative people are crazy busy getting ready for shows.

Please join some of the best creative people around at the 

5th Annual
Tinsel and Treasures
Folk Art Show
Saturday, September 15
Danville CA

Click here for more info...

See you there!!

Friday, July 13, 2012

Ahead of the game....

Not quite !

But I like to pretend I am when I am working on Halloween in July!

Tinsel and Treasures is just around the corner and all of the artists are busily working like little bee's 
getting ready.

A new location, a bigger show and wonderful new Make and Take's.

I can't wait !!

Mark your calendar for September 15.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Thursday, June 7, 2012

2013 already?

No, it's not 2013 yet, but believe it or not....planning has begun!  

in Lincoln City, OR. 

Special guest attendees are Kim Caldwell of Artistic Affaire


Christen Olivarez, Director of Publishing-Stampington & Co.

The cool thing about this event, and what makes it very different, is that the students and instructors all stay together in a couple of beach houses.  Where you lay your head each night (or nap during the day), food (including the preparation of it)  is included in your sign up.  The extended weekend is very laid back and casual.  I've been wanting to attend this camp for quite a while so I'm really excited.

Sign ups are going on now! 

 Terri always sells out quickly so if you have wanted to attend, now is the time!

Sunday, June 3, 2012

A talented bunch....

I recently had the honor of teaching a class at Lisa Super's place.

The gals that came to play were super creative and talented.

They worked hard throughout the day.

And their finished pieces were incredible.

I had such a great time being around all these ladies that were oozing happiness and creativity.

Thanks Lisa!

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Aaaaand....I'm Off!


On a jet plane....


And I couldn't be more excited.

Meeting up with these 3 lovely ladies

for a little bit of shopping,

a little bit of...ah hem...what is happening in the photo above,

some art,

LOTS of giggles and staying up late.

My art supplies are packed...

 My donation to the "giveaway' is complete...(yay)

My roommate goodies are packed...



Like put together a care schedule for this little girl (and the big boys too).

And celebrate this guys 14TH birthday tonight.  

Although he doesn't look much like this anymore...


He looks like this.  Where does the time go?

Be back soon to share lots of photos and memories made.

Have a great week!


Monday, March 19, 2012

Change of plans....

I am all about change.  

Whether it's moving the furniture around in the house, going out to dinner when I promised I'd cook or teaching a class when I didn't have it in the plan.  

Change is good!!

If you receive my newsletters you know I decided to take a little break from teaching for most of this year.  I really wanted and needed to concentrate on some personal things I needed to get done (all good stuff).  
But....when Lisa Super invited me to be a guest teacher in her wonderful studio I jumped at the opportunity.  It's super close to home and it's sharing something I love to share.  Sweet little Spring time birds.

We will be sculpting, painting, aging and dressing these fun little tweets.  A great afternoon at a place.  

For those of you who don't know Lisa she is a super talent.  She currently plays the part of a Bon Vivante for Somerset Life and has been published more times than I can count (including being the cover girl for a recent issue of Somerset Life). 

So if you are interested in playing clay and dress up come join us on May 19 at Lisa's place in Fremont, CA.

You can email me

for more information. 

Monday, February 27, 2012

Double the Goodness

A couple of Saturday's ago I was one of a few very lucky gals that was able to take a class from the uber talented Debby Anderson of Romancing the Bling.  It was a "double goodness day" because the class took place at Lisa Super's home.  If you don't know Debby or need to get to know them. 
Super talented.  
Super sweet.  
Super knowledgeable.  
Super fun.

This is what we made.  In the first 15 minutes I learned quite a few new things.  Class could have been over right then and there and I would have been a happy camper.

Laura Himm and Debby Anderson

Not only does Debby make the most gorgeous jewelry....she is also a fantastic teacher.  Super patient (which is important when I am a student), clear in her instructions and always happy to help.

Shawn Street and Lisa Super

These were 2 of my table mates.  Shawn was awfully quiet as she worked at her wire wrapping and beading.  Little did we know that she was constructing a true pink masterpiece.  
Lisa chose to use a photo of her Grandma as her centerpiece.  This really made her piece one of a kind and quite sentimental.

So....this is a shot of part of Lisa's studio.

 I know....RIGHT?

 A darling little old shopping cart.  
Can I have one too?

This child sized mannequin would not fit in my purse....darn it!  
I would love to own one....sigh...some day.

 Check out those tiny spectacles hanging over the side of the jar.  Love 'em!

 For me....this sums up Lisa's studio.  The best of all worlds I do believe.

A sweet dolly

all within the back drop of silver glitter.

Sign me up!!

 Her inspiration wall.

If you ever have the opportunity to take a class from Debby or it!  Don't dawdle at sign ups or you will miss the boat.  

It was such a great day in a gorgeous setting.

Thanks Lisa and Debby!!

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Oh Happy Day....

And a Happy Valentine's Day To You!  

I don't see Valentine's Day as a day for "couples".  Valentine's Day is a day to show anyone and everyone how much you care. 

My sweetie pie boys surprised me with these beautiful pink (my fave color) roses for me.  They included an extra funny....and quite appropriate card....which I adore!  I love it when they put their heads together (and their wallets) to do something nice for some one.  So sweet.


I know!!

It's crazy!!

Time has just slipped by and I absolutely love it....although I am itching to get back to work.

I have been BUSY!!  More details later....

But for now

Happy Hearts, Hugs and Kisses Day!
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