The Story of Treaty Oak–a little background from Polymer Clay Gemstones, The Art of Deception

I love history–especially the history of the places I live. More accurately, I love knowing the stories–and if they are actually based on history, well, so much the better; but give me a choice between cold facts and a good yarn, there’s no contest: I’m for the yarn.

And stories are like fractal spirals–they take . . . → Read More: The Story of Treaty Oak–a little background from Polymer Clay Gemstones, The Art of Deception

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Available NOW: Polymer Clay Gemstones–The Art of Deception

Polymer Clay Gemstones—The Art of Deception By Kim Schlinke and Randee M. Ketzel ISBN 978-0-9800312-9-4

This is not your ordinary how-to book! Austin TX based authors and polymer clay artists Kim Schlinke and Randee M. Ketzel artfully mix a clever mystery with 20 how-to projects that show step-by step photographs and . . . → Read More: Available NOW: Polymer Clay Gemstones–The Art of Deception

Wearing All Of The Hats

Bon Bon Bertie and a miniature boudoir

No matter how you dress it up, wearing all the hats in a small business can leave you with no time at all for reading novels and eating bon-bons. So I made Bon Bon Bertie, a 1/6 scale doll (like fashion dolls who are 11 1/2″ high–you know who I mean) to do it for . . . → Read More: Wearing All Of The Hats