Showing posts from July, 2009

Photos, memory lane, and beaded portraits

I was up til the wee hours of the night last night working on a couple of beaded patterns that I did of my kids. I ended up giving the completed beaded portraits to my in-law for their birthdays. When they visited last December, they really liked them. Or I should say, my father-in-law really liked them. And since their birthdays were rolling around and Jay could not decide what to get them for their b-days, I volunteered to give them those and redo them for myself. And then Jay's dad said he didn't want anything for his birthday, for us to just send a card. So, last week we just sent the cards and then Sunday we put the beaded portraits in the mail. I am hoping it really surprises them. I didn't include the frames, I figured since they renovated their home last year, that they would know what kind of frame, color, etc that they wanted. And I didn't want to worry about the glass getting broken in the mail.

Now I have a huge naked spot on my living room wall. I will have…

48 for Larry

This is from another blog, I wanted to help spread the word:
48 for Larry Posted by Skyline Candle Company | Friday, July 03, 2009 | , , , , , | 0 comments » Larry Hamm over at Chelsea Lynn Designs on Artfire is a friend of many in the world of handmade, he is also the voice of The Crazy Train on Blockhead Radio. Larry has a fantastic wife Janet, and an 8 year old son Jacob who live with him in Lansing, NC deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Larry is a friend to everyone and just an all around swell guy. He is most definitely the “shirt off your back” kind of friend. Right now, all of Larry’s friends and Blockhead radio are teaming up to help him out in a tough time.
Larry is a disabled diabetic who currently has lost his health insurance. His medication alone monthly is over $2,000. Larry is not receiving disability, he has not been approved yet. His wife is the only source o…