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“Creativeness often consists of merely turning up what is already there.
~ Bernice Fitz-Gibbon”

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NOVA Mini Maker Faire - March 15 2015

I will be exhibiting at this years NOVA Mini Maker Faire again.

Sunday March 15, 2015
Reston VA

Last year my booth for the NOVA MF was Recycled / Up-cycled Junk to jewelry and Hand Made Journals.

This year I am showing people a variety of ways to create their own workbenches / work spaces. I will be showing […]

Clear Glass and new torch work

glass from the Date Night workshop

As discussed earlier – I have recently taken a workshop involving Boro glass and torch work. It was not jewelry specific – but I learned a couple of things and I’ll be using the pieces I made in some form of jewelry. I’m still working out my plans. However here is one picture I’ve […]

Valentines Date Night

This year in lieu of chocolates, flowers or silly stuffed animals….. my very favorite person (who also happens to be my husband), bought us tickets to a “date night” at the The Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton , VA.¬† This involved Ballroom dancing, snacks and a bar….. plus the good part… a 2 hour¬†couples […]

Excitement!

scroll_saw2

It would appear that Santa’s workshop is gradually moving to my studio – one power tool at a time!

I now have a nifty new 16″ variable scroll saw with stand…. waaay cool.

Now I just have to make room for it. I already have loads of ideas. And I just spent a few minutes flipping […]

Setting up a Workshop / Studio

Setting up a Workshop / Studio

by Carrie S. Hafer

If you look around the web and talk to various artisans you will find lots of advice on setting up your own work space.Things to consider:

available space
required use and storage needs
flexibility of space as needs change
can you use the space available “as is”
do you need more power, […]