500 Handmade Books

Friday, August 30, 2013

So thrilled that my book, "Bottled Up Emotions" is in the latest Lark Books Publication: 500 Handmade Books, Volume 2. Pick up a copy at your local bookstore.


After about two weeks, the ants have cleaned this tiny hummingbird skeleton for me. It's the most fragile and delicate piece in my bone collection. I love it!

My New Bug

Thursday, August 22, 2013

I found a perfect Cicada when I was mowing the lawn this week. I felt like this clock was a good resting place to display him.


Wednesday, August 21, 2013

I found this antler shed in SC and turned into a display piece for some of my jewelry.

World of Threads Interview

Monday, August 12, 2013

I'm so very pleased that I have been interviewed by World of Threads.  Check out the full article with photos here: World of Threads

Fondue Party

Friday, August 9, 2013

Happy Birthday Alison! What an awesome party.

So...This is happening


Tuesday, August 6, 2013

I made some earrings today from the tiny quail bones my mother-in-law saves for me. Copper foiled with patina. Very delicate. Can't wait to wear them!!

Map It - Opening Reception Tonight

Saturday, August 3, 2013

If you happen to be in Ypsilanti, Michigan please attend the opening reception of Map It at the Riverside Arts Center. Two of my mixed media encaustic pieces were selected for this map themed exhibition.

"Control Point", paper and wax on panel, 12" x 12", 2012

"Future Expeditions", paper and wax on panel, 14" x 11", 2012

Riverside Arts Center
76 N. Huron Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Reception: Aug 3, 5-7 pm