I Heart You

I Heart You

February is one of my favorite months because of Valentine’s Day…need I say more?  Valentines Day is my favorite holiday of the year. And when I think of Valentine’s Day, I think of hearts, which are my specialty. I am the Queen of Hearts…the...
Titanium Flame Painting

Titanium Flame Painting

A few years ago, I went with my husband to Albuquerque, New Mexico, while he competed in the Senior Games.  We took a side trip to Santa Fe and came upon a shop filled with copper flame painted items, ranging from wall murals & wall clocks to jewelry. For the...
Wire Whisperer

Wire Whisperer

Wire wrapping, not to be confused with wire sculpting, is my passion.  What’s the difference you ask?  Well, I’ll tell you. Wire sculpting is usually done by grabbing a few wires and creating swirls and dips over the top of a stone, thereby at least...
Custom Etchings ~ Dogs, Symbols, Logos

Custom Etchings ~ Dogs, Symbols, Logos

Shih Tzu for client   When I think about all the classes I took last year, the one that stands out is the etching class. Probably because my final special order for Christmas was a special etched piece for a client whose wife had recently lost a pet shih tzu. He...
For the Art’s Sake

For the Art’s Sake

William Holland School More than 10 years ago, I found out about the William Holland School of Lapidary Arts, which sent my art into a different trajectory. It is a lovely little school (my husband calls it “art camp”) nestled in the woods in Young Harris, Georgia....