Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Mini ice cream cones, slippers and candy lollipops!

Earlier this year I started exploring making some cream cones, slippers (or "slippahs!") and some other little things.  Now, these are not dollhouse scale or anything, but they were fun to do and make into pendants or earrings.  And since I don't really have too much of my work posted here, I thought I better do so!

What I've noticed is that Premo clay can get awfully soft when you're working on something small...and gee, these are not even as tiny as all the work done by polymer clay miniaturists!!  How do you guys do it?? I'm wanting to try my hand at making actual dollhouse scale minis, but for now I'm enjoying making these. 

Santa Fe

This past weekend we took a road trip to Santa Fe, New Mexico.  What a fabulous time we had!  The shopping! The eating! The galleries upon galleries upon galleries! There was certainly no shortage of things to do there. Wrestling between shopping overload and food comas, we came away with a sense of rejuvenation and a longing to return soon...very soon!

So as Georgia O'Keefe reminds us to "take time to look..." I leave you with some memories of Santa Fe.