Quite a few of the products I make are geared towards exploring, towards wanderlust, so I've been thinking about travel quite a bit. We're in a good spot right now: we take a major vacation once a year and do weekend trips every few months. Not overseas, not yet, but that's coming. We're cutting things … Continue reading How to travel when there is no money.
I got out my new watercolor set and let the muse flow. You can buy the print or a postcard! Remember to laugh! You can buy the print or a postcard and gift to yourself or your favorite yogi:) The family that games together stays together ... I've been having so much fun making leather and … Continue reading All the New Shinies
Happy New Year! I'm happy to report that Christmas 2017 was a rousing success and that I was wiped out, both in terms of inventory and physically. But all that work meant I got to buy some new toys and some of them have radically improved my leatherworking technique and products. Leatherworking is not a … Continue reading The Leatherworking Tools That Have Revolutionized My Shop
I know, I know: the "I can't believe Christmas décor is out" and "What about Thanksgiving" memes are circulating, Christmas should wait ... but no. My tree is up (I almost was too busy last year to put it up), music is playing, and even amidst the chaos (I have over a month til Christmas … Continue reading Wordsremember’s Christmas Gift Guide
We went to GenCon50 (more on that later) and I took classes on bookbinding (to see if I was missing any crucial bit of knowledge) and also chainmaille ... it took me the whole class to figure out what was going on (and indeed, that was the whole class ... figuring out how to make … Continue reading I’m a chainmaille addict. Halp.