Showing posts from March, 2016

Planning and doodling

The winter doldrums seem to have subsided thanks to my friend Michelle of Buttons & Shanks and her husband Ralf of Display in Style.   They had arranged to display and sell their products in a shop on the Oregon coast and invited me to join them. 

This was all I needed to get fired up to move forward.  Not only did I set up with them this last weekend at Rockaway Bearch Oregon's Beach Crafter's Mall on Hwy 101, but I booked four summer shows and got busy working again.    I just needed the right motivation.    Here's a photo of our space in the shop.  I also talked to the shop owner about setting a small table and doodling on site some weekend soon.   

You will find my recycled candlestick birdhouses and picture frames.  Also cards, prints and my colorbooks.  We took the things we had on hand, as new things are made we will take them down to the shop.  I even took a couple of small framed original pieces. 

Michelle has a separate display of her Czech glass buttons and …