Friday, July 29, 2011


I'm finally getting some of my favorite beads back in the shop....

After a day of hiking you can usually find my backpack stuffed
with all sorts of interesting oddities which are then
incorporated into my beads. 
They have such a wonderful worn feel to them.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Moving On

Abbigail is recovering nicely, although being on a 24 hour leash
is not her cup of tea.
The boys refer to her as Frankenstein....

On another note, Kevin and I have just learned that we need to vacate our rental house in 2 months.  Something about the owner having financial difficulties....crud.  It really serves us right seeing as we have procrastinated on buying a house for far too long.  
So on to packing and finding a house in 2 months...

I have found some time for some new beads.

After putting these in a collage, I noticed the softness in the palette of colors.  Seems like my brain was seeking a little downtime after a week of stressful events.  And since it's Sunday, my goal is to do nothing.  That's right, I said it, let's see if I can really accomplish just that.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Already the 8th of July and I haven't blogged once this month...time just slips by so quickly during the summer with constant activity some good, some bad.

The bad...
Abbigail has completely destroyed her cruciate ligament and will go in for surgery on Monday.  It's a $2500 repair and some people have told me it's too much money to spend on a dog and then I look at this beauty, full of love and innocence...

And I believe she's worth every penny.
Gee, better get to making more beads!

The good....
My jewelry has been accepted into this little hot spot here in Bend and has been doing quite well (all proceeds go to Abby's knee, thank you very much).

The best...

Lazy days full of laughter and fun.

I have been working on beads, honestly.  Finishing up some custom orders and coming up with some new designs and color schemes.  I will post pictures soon, promise.  Until then, enjoy your days.