Archive for July, 2010


14th giveaway- Unzipped heart with a bee

As I promised, this is the 14th give away.

Unzipped heart with a bee. The piece of lint that you see has been removed ;-}

What is in your heart?

Unzip it to find the busyness inside you.

This polymer clay heart is an intention pendant to remind you that Busyness is not all there is to life. 

The pendant has handmade bee and it is hidden slightly behind the silver zipper.

We could all use a little reminder now and then that busyness is not all there is to life.

There are two gold stars “screwed” to the sides of the larger ivory heart. It is washed or antiqued with brown acrylic paint to give the appearance of an older relic.

There is a large copper ring in the top of the heart from which hangs a 36” piece of brown satin cord. It will hang about 16-17 inches. The cord is easily removable if you wish to add your own chain or cord.

The heart is 2 3/4” high by 1 3/4”wide and 1/2” thick.

It will come signed and dated on the back. If you wish to pass it on as a gift, I can even add a small sentiment if you wish.

1. Reply to this post only. (This is the only thing you really have to do to get an entry.)

For extra entries:

2. If you blog about it and provide the link in a comment, I will give you another entry.

You have to let me know.

3. If you put one of the small pics in your side bar and tell your friends and leave it here in another comment, I will give you another entry. You have to let me know and comment.

If you go to my Etsy shop and tell me which piece you like best and why in another comment, I will give you another entry.

My shop addy is

That is 4 entries that are available. 

This is open to all, even international readers.

This giveaway will close on August 8th, 2010, Good luck my pretties.

I adore you and you are perfect!


I am leaving on a jet plane…

I will be back on the 26th of July.

Please take care all of you.

Take care of others too!!

I am having a give away when I get back.

Love and hugs my pretties.


Update and apology!

I am so sorry to leave you all hanging.

I was in a creative blizzard. I could not stop making things. I adore that!


This is a new heart. I am deep in to this series, I call them “hearts of stone”.

I am also in to making quite a few sacred hearts right now.

I did a new steampunk unzipped heart with an angel, I absolutely love this one.

There is more too.

We were training a new employee


She is quite friendly.


And so willing to be helpful.

Training this new employee is taking up most of my time and she is very busy and wants to know everything.

The only problem is no one understands her on the phone!

I love this picture of Madi, she would rarely play with this adding machine until we plugged it in. Now she loves it.

I made a couple of trades with people and have been working on those. I can’t show you pictures because they haven’t gotten them yet.

One is another version of… HEARTS, go figure.

I don’t need to get smacked with a 2 by 4 to know I deep in to this heart thing.

I have also gotten addicted to Etsy Treasuries, I love making them. I love looking at them and I love talking to people afterwards. Who would have thunk it?

Here they are to look at.

I really want to do this all day but I finally had to put the computer down.

There is so much talent out there and some really interesting things, it just amazes me.

I am trying to do an hour each day for clutter clearing and getting rid of things, reorganizing the house, cleaning and making things easier around home. I usually start with an hour and then find I am doing way more than that.

I have a very hard time with deciding which to let go of.

Like how many cheese graters do I really need, could I use them for an art thing, I will think of something to do with this tomorrow and then I do, my recycling heart says don’t you dare get rid of that. LOL!! you see my dilemma don’t you? And is it really clutter clearing if you move it from your house to your studio?

Life is just expanding and I have a hard time managing everything.

I am cutting back trees and bushes, trying to get rid of the extra there too. I haven’t done much gardening this year and it feels good to get outside.

We have been so very lucky here to have wonderful and mild weather and I am just loving it. I am so grateful and I hope it continues.

I have my own personal summer wherever I go, so any extra is just to much.

It is actually cool and nice. We might be the only place that is though from what I hear!

Stay cool all of you!

We do though have a mockingbird that thinks it is still night in the morning with the june and july gloom. He never shuts up. He must be exhausted.

My life has been busy, but my blog friends are never far from my mind.

I do get to stop by once in a while and sometimes even leave a brief comment, but when I look at the calender I realize I haven’t commented in a long time. I do read the blogs a lot when I have the time in the morning when Madi is down for a little nap (very little). I also have to cram so many other things in that time too.

What I want to know is “how did I do this before?”

I have finally figured out why you should not have children at this time of your life.

I was beating my self up for not reading all of the blogs and visiting, but I was also finding that I needed to sleep. Not just my usual 6 hours, but sometimes 8 or 9. I am just plain tired when I finally go to sleep and boy do I sleep well. So the sleepless nights from menopause are somewhat eliminated with watching this child.

I apologise for my absence, and thank you for sticking with me in my vacancy, I will be back!

I want to welcome all of my new followers, thank you!

Love and hugs to you all my pretties!!

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