Thursday, November 28, 2013


 day 322: today is all about setup.  bring in the table, lay out all the bling!

 day 323: fall show today!  it was a great crowd.  thank you everyone for coming out!

 day 324: congratulations to the $20 gift certificate winners, catherine g., cheryl a. and lisa m.!
your moolah is in the mail!

 day 325: miss b is growing up!  got her first checking account today so that her paycheques can be direct deposited :)

 day 326: between show prep and the cold temps, figo hasn't gotten off leash in a while.  he was a weeeeee bit excited :)

day 327: amazing sunset tonight!

day 327: almost a week later, and i am just now finishing the cleanup and post-show inventory :)

Thursday, November 21, 2013


Day 321: my poor girl. Totally bummed out. Rolled her ankle last night at soccer and has a small fracture. At least two weeks in an air cast. 

Wednesday, November 20, 2013


 day 316: last day of enamels before the show.  i want to keep going!

 day 317: last day of production.  i'd been making links while sitting in the car during soccer practices and decided to make something new with the gold-filled ones.  like how this turned out and excited to expand on it after the show.

 day 318: last week before the show is always administrative.  today is photography of new works.

 day 319: today was price tags followed by over an hour and a half of traffic to get to soccer!

day 320: today will also be price tags, hardly photo-worthy, so here are some new charms for the show.

Friday, November 15, 2013


Day 315: my first attempt at sgraffito. Not perfect, but liking it. 

Thursday, November 14, 2013


day 311: this morning we left barcelona at the ungodly hour of 6:00 a.m.  that meant getting a taxi at 4! the kids' final decent down the 7 flights of stairs :)

 day 312: jetlag be damned!  work must go on in preparation for the show on the 23rd.  enamel, enamel, enamel.

day 313: just a few examples of the new enamel pieces!

day 314: the boy is home from camp, the girl is about to go off to her first solo babysitting job and i'm enjoying a quick cup of tea before getting back to work.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Saturday, November 09, 2013


Day 309: collonades at parc guell. Another beauty creation by gaudi. 

Friday, November 08, 2013


Day 305: adios calgary! We are off to Barcelona!

Day 306: today needs at least two photos! Gorgeous church and the barca v ac Milan game at camp nou!

Day 307: stunning cathedral Barcelona 

Day 308: so much gaudi, so little time!

Monday, November 04, 2013

Sunday, November 03, 2013

#294 and up!

Day 294: daddy daughter gala!

Day 295: a snowy walk down to the corner store. 

Day 296: new charms for the show. Finally found a fun way to use those large, flat glass beads!

Day 297: miss b's first day at her job as a junior coach! All those nerves were for nothing, she had a blast and did great!

Day 298: new key chains, debuting at fall show. 

Day 299: happy Halloween!

Day 300: hard to believe that just a few months ago (June), this was all underwater. 

Day 301: more new goodies for the fall show!

Day 302: homemade chili in a bread bowl is the perfect meal on a snowy night. 

Day 303: backyard Buddha, as ian would say, achieving enwhitenment ;)