Thursday, September 29, 2011

Gypsy Retreat pictures and new classes!

Gypsy entourage

Ulalation!

everyone got to make FUN name tags



making name tags, shopping


What a sweet gypsy, Janet!

busy in the project room, 1st day


gypsies get very hungry


Head gypsy of the Inn, Lorraine

Lorraines yummy home cookin'
GREAT ART RETREAT THIS PAST WEEKEND in Big Bear!  So good that we are already booked for next year, promising to be even better!  Won't you join us?   SEPTEMBER 21,22,23- 2012 Start your "gypsy" piggy bank and save up.  By the time registration comes (Jan. hopefully) you'll have a down payment and come play with us!  The theme:  A Gypsy Caravan!  Here are some pictures of the first day (after that my camera died!) For those of you who took pics please send them my way so I can post! 

It's almost the end of the year, Halloween and Christmas around the corner.  Check the schedule of events on the right.  Coming up:  GLITTERFEST!!!!  YOU DON'T
WANT TO MISS IT!  OCTOBER 15, SANTA ANA ELKS LODGE-10-4P.....THEY WILL HAVE A SHUTTLE THIS YEAR FROM WHIMZY PARKING LOT TO GF.  SEE THE AD ON THE SIDE BAR OR GO HERE .  I'll be in the same place, booth 12.  Come by and say hi!!!

Thursday, September 22, 2011

gypsy flurry.....




last post then I'm off to gypsy land! the Gyspy treasure necklace that I am teaching is not just one or two techniques.......it's a GAZILLION!  every part of it is a different technique....translation..... a bazillion hours in prep!  of course I had to make pretty name tag kits too, and more gypsy jewelry.......what's wrong with me?



Off to a heady 7000 feet.....I hear it's below freezing already at night! can't wait!

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Gypsy kits.....

......dying and sorting...........
.......... several years of collecting.........
.......labeling and bagging.......
 .........ripping and stripping..........
.....always time to make new jewelry.........

 .........decisions,decisions.............
stay tuned for more............

Monday, September 12, 2011

Mermaid Cuff class



Come play with me this Saturday Sept.17 in Irvine,CA  at Whimzy!  We'll make this gorgeous mermaid cuff and ALL supplies are included in the class just bring jewelry pliers!  No experience necessary. 11-3p, $95.  Go here to register or call 714-573-1025.   ONLY 3 SEATS LEFT AS OF THIS POST!!!!!!!

Thursday, September 8, 2011

NEW CLASS!

Come join me at the Garden of Beaden this Saturday, Sept.10 for a brand new class called Eclectic Beaded Beads!  2 sessions to chose from:  11-1:30 or 2-4:30.  Learn how to make these gorgeous beads with one simple pattern, no beading experience necessary.  Samples are in the store.  $45 per session.  I will also have some of my art for sale in the lobby.  Call 909-949-7107 for your seat.  Material list given upon registration.  Everything can be purchased at the GOB.