Saturday, February 21, 2015

I've Been Away Too Long

I can't believe I didn't post here AT ALL in 2014. In my defense, it was a rough year, but I did make some things so there's really no excuse for no posting. However, it does no good to dwell on the past and/or things you can't change, so let's move on!

I still have my Etsy shop, Oddments and Endments, and my husband and I have a little booth at Big Peach Antiques Mall, a local antique mall. Those two shops, a daughter in kindergarten, and the rigors of real life keep me pretty busy. Fortunately, I feel as if I'm on the cusp of getting my ducks back in rows and crafting with a purpose. Until then, I do have one thing that I'd like to share....

A very nice woman from The National Lighthouse Museum contacted me several weeks ago. She had seen a postage stamp Scrabble tile pendant I made featuring a lighthouse. She asked if she could acquire a few to sell in her Museum's gift shop! I couldn't say YES fast enough. Unfortunately, I only had ONE pendant made with a lighthouse stamp. So, after some searching for stamps and other supplies, I made 16 new Scrabble tile light house pendants. I mailed them to New York last week.

I hope they sell. I hope I'm contacted to make more. Actually, I'd be happy if people just didn't think they were hideous. Actually, actually, I'm satisfied with just having been asked to create something that's going to be sold in a museum gift shop!!!!! I love to make things, and to have one of those things picked by a total stranger as something they'd like to sell is an amazing feeling.

So, take a virtual stroll through my Etsy shop, the Big Peach, and The National Lighthouse Museum whenever you have a spare few minutes. If you can actually stroll through The National Lighthouse Museum, look for my necklaces!!!