Problem is so many ideas and materials floating about that when I'm focusing on one thing I get the nagging feeling that I should be doing t'other.
I had a good run for a few days in the glass studio and even made jewelry from the elements I created and even shared them with you all....and then people start asking me, "how much?" "where can I buy?" and that's a good thing but that means a whole other level of focus.....the marketing... the oh so perfectly perched jewelry shots... the pricing. I guess I'm so used to selling in person which seems easier to me somehow but I really should be ( there's those words again) ramping it up here to sell online...seamlessly and with ease for you and potential customers. I jest wanna show off sometimes!
I do know I need to take breaks from the glass studio and the jewelry making because it taxes my pre-arthritic hands (at least I think that's what's going on) anyway they hurt if I do the same thing too many days in a row.
I had been doing triage for a bit, working on my most sale-able stuff that I know for sure will be flung out there to the Farmer's Market and shops and galleries. But then I got called back to playing with paper and doing mail art is so much fun and it justifies the heaps of STUFF I keep accumulating.
I did finish up my friend and neighbor's birthday present which I cannot reveal in the off chance that he'll see it. I know my blog shows up on his Facebook so I promise you I'll show it off later....It's so clever and my hus even sounded a little jealous of my efforts. He made me promise to make him a similar piece, so it really was a compliment, he's not really a jealous type, more covetous of cool stuff, really.
I have a backlog of blogs that I think I should have posted by now including our trip to Mata Ortiz but this is what you're getting today fresh off the table, a little Mod Podge Rogers stuff. I just saw a post today or yesterday from someone that was decorating old filing envelopes and I had been saving a couple for something. Now I just wish I could remember who inspired me....Sorry!