Chainsaw Rendezvous and Elk County Council on the Arts Feed the ARTS soup benefit.
The soup was delish as well as the people running the event.
To further support the ARTS in PA please visit Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania on facebook to assist in keeping the arts alive in PA.
New quote pendants are available and will be up on ETSY soon along with stone and metal wrapped bracelets!
Friday, February 24, 2012
Monday, February 20, 2012
bench set up and letters pulled for one of the quote pendants, a photo by Stephanie Distler on Flickr.
getting ready to stamp out some hammer forged copper pendants today in the studio
Sunday, February 12, 2012
The addition will come out from the greenhouse window out towards you about 20 ft. and then a few feet deeper than the existing 10'x10' space.
An openhouse is being planned the second weekend in June during the Art on the EDGE, artisan trail event and tour. The 'Shasta' will be decked out also with a vintage style striped awning which is where the studio will serve refreshments out of along with some Atomic Garden Vintage mid century modern . retro . vintage . reclaimed items.
Saturday, February 11, 2012
left corner of the working studio with pliers, dapping set, disc cutter, sheet metal, hammer collection, anvils, etc. I am not that excited about the Dremel and can't wait to invest in a Foredom hand drill.
I have closed up the gallery as of February 1st in preparation for opening up my own studio and shop in the gardens at our home. An addition is in the planning stages with being completed by the end of May, is what dh is telling me anyway. I believe him though for I know that he is quite frightened with all the gallery 'stuff' that is now hanging about our home. He made room for the larger pieces such as the antique furniture and display pieces including a fab, very large, case for the jewelry and the gorgeous horse hair couch and carved velvet chairs.
beading section and wirewrapping along with a dvd goodstuff
I still have space to move about and not pull my hair out trying to be organized even though I have been adding more to the mix from the gallery. Here is the set from the beginning if you want to see it a bit more spare.
This is a portion of the semi-precious and Czech beads stash for future work
I can come in during the day to work getting lost until my youngest comes home from school. It is a dream come true having it all at home and will have to pinch myself all the time when the addition is finished and actually out my back door. What is really going to blow my mind is having 'Claire' our vintage travel trailer as part of the experience also combined with the working studio, artisan jewelry and fiberware shop and her, our Shasta Compact, to sell atomic vintage from or lunches when openhouses or receptions are scheduled.
HOOT, HOOT!!!!! :) :) :)
Yesterday I also assembled this bracelet more on the way along with quotes and riveted rings.