How do you like my new tree tapestry? It is SO BIG! It covers almost an entire wall and covers up some old yucky wallpaper that I'm sure used to be a lot nicer in it's day. There used to be a big bulletin board on this wall, and OMG!!! It collected everything! It was there when we moved into our house and I am so glad that it is gone. It was such a clutter magnet. Now we have a wonderful Tree of Life, Ahhh, that feels better!
And here's a shot of some new disc beads just unloaded from the Bisque fire. I got my husband to fire the kiln for me while I was away helping my brother early this week. Thank you Joshua! I think I am going to have to get him to start my glaze fire too, since I have a lot of commitments away from the studio these next couple of weeks-- And a show on the 27th ~~ I still haven't decided if I am going to this show just to see my Local Beady Friends or if I am going to make a lot of inventory and going to try to work. Not a good attitude, I know but I did officially quit doing shows a year ago. That's it then, I'm just going for fun! Ha!
This last shot is of my newly painted kitchen. Everything is not set up yet and we have not decided on what knobs or handles to put up, but hooray for no more paint buckets and drop cloths and paint fumes and not being able to cook. Yay! It was a week and a half of disruption and I am so happy to have clean looking paint on the cabinets! You can see a couple of my Hex Signs above the cabinets. I didn't get them all placed before I took this photo, but I love Hex Signs! I live in "Historic Bucks County" Where there are the actually a lot of old covered bridges and decorated barns. The Pennsylvania Dutch. I grew up loving all the beautifully painted signs that decorate the barns in the area. I'll share more shots of the kitchen when I figure out what to do about the hardware. (That window is usually lined with antique bottles that my husband has found while walking in the woods and plants~~ got to have plants!)
So that's it, I usually like to share photos of new work in my "What's New" posts, but I didn't add anything to my etsy shop last week since I have been busy getting ready for the show and painting the house.
I hope everyone is having a good week, and those of you who are covered in snow, I hope you get yourselves out safely :-)