Ornaments, Decoupage, and Silk Flowers

Blogged under Around the Web by Tammy on Sunday 7 December 2014 at 10:13 am

The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
Want a look at what’s on Andrew’s work bench? Take a peek at all the resin ornaments he has been making lately!

Decoupage under Glass Using Holiday Theme Paper Napkins
Use holiday-themed napkins to make inexpensive decoupage plates for display or serving.

Beading Arts
Cyndi shares a tutorial on how to make a silk flower necklace, including links to making your own silk flowers!

Carmi’s Art/Life World

Elizabeth the first is the inspiration for this new necklace idea featuring vintage pink coloured pearls.

Blue Jean Baby
Cherie experiments with mixed media.

My Book of Essays Published!

Blogged under writing by Tammy on Wednesday 3 December 2014 at 6:19 pm

Look what showed up at my front door (in a box with other copies)!

I have had kind of an off day, working on some not-so-fun school stuff and feeling generally icky, may be fighting off a cold. When I heard the door bell ring, I had just managed to take a short nap with the hope I would gain some energy, so I was a little irritated that I had to get up and lug a box inside. I had completely forgotten about this. I expected it to be published after the first of the year. So, yeah, me! It’s done! Two years of my life wrapped up between a softback cover….

It is also listed on Amazon.com already: Women of Florida Fiction: Essays on 12 Sunshine State Writers

Paints and Pendants

Blogged under Around the Web by Tammy on Tuesday 2 December 2014 at 1:35 pm

A Bead A Day
Are you inspired to create jewelry by the objects around you? How about a cornucopia bracelet?

Carmi’s Art/Life World
The pendant I have featured can be located on my computer in a file called “Resin Disasters.” How I saved it is on my blog.

Holiday Crafting with The Artful Crafter: Kids’ and Christmas Card Projects
Looking for little crafty gifts or something to keep the kids busy on a snow day? The Artful Crafter has just the thing!

Beading Arts
Cyndi’s got three copies of a brand new DIY magazine to give away…check it out!

Grace and Hope
Cherie thinks about grace and hope this week as she paints and even does the dishes!

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