Author Archives: The Flying Squirrel Studio

You’ve Been Accepted!

Who doesn’t like hearing that phrase?!?! Well I did it again, I have been accepted to teach at Bead and Button for 2019. Five classes in all!!   I am totally excited.  Two of the classes were taught last year and … Continue reading

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Check One Off the Bucket List

We went to the 2018 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta and yes, it was as good as I expected!! The opening day of the fiesta (we didn’t have tickets), we got up early and were watching out of our hotel window … Continue reading

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Clay Out West in Review

What a fun four days. I am exhausted both physically and mentally, but feel exhilarated at the same time.  I am guessing that the organizer’s are simply exhausted!! Job well done ladies! Classes were varied and included Leslie Blackford, Carol … Continue reading

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Purging the Hoard

Yeah, I have a problem getting rid of stuff.  All the process or practice pieces along the way are piling up in boxes. The planned projects in my head are endless. And probably exceed the number of years left in … Continue reading

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Taking A Side Track

Okay, so I took a little side track recently . . . . and it was a good thing!  One of the artists I stalk on-line, Julie Fei-Fan Balzer.   She is a full-time artist, crafter and maker. Every weekday morning … Continue reading

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Bucket Lists and Buttons

I bet everyone has a ‘bucket list’ or wish list of things they want to do, places they want to go, etc. I have been fortunate enough to cross off many of mine over the years. But I have one … Continue reading

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I Can’t Stop Making Faces!

I really can’t stop . . . . .  I just can’t.  I am having way too much fun!! These are my Picasso-inspired polymer clay faces. There are faces everywhere. Some are better than others, some are definitely my favs.  … Continue reading

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