studio behind-the-scenes

Washing Merino Fleece: Before & After

Washing Merino Fleece: Before & After

  I have talked at length about the fact that most of my yarn is made from the ground up. The only thing I do…

Jewelry & Supply Organizing in my Makeshift Studio

Jewelry & Supply Organizing in my Makeshift Studio

I’ve taken over our diningroom here in our little vacation home in Nova Scotia. It serves as a makeshift studio space for me when I’m…

Studio Closed for 1 Week

Studio Closed for 1 Week

I am in need of some time away from the studio but will be back by December 7th, 2015 and shipping from my Nova Scotia…

Studio Closed for the Long Weekend

Studio Closed for the Long Weekend

This up-coming weekend is Thanksgiving in Canada. So the studio will be closed for the long weekend. I will be unavailable to make orders from…

Cats Love Yarn: Here’s Proof.

Cats Love Yarn: Here’s Proof.

We all know that cats love to play with yarn. Anything that moves, it seems. But how about cuddle up to a ball of yarn?…

Short Studio Closing July 21, 2015

Short Studio Closing July 21, 2015

A quick note and a quick closure. I’ll be road-trippin’ with my family but I’ll be back by Sunday (the 26th) at the very latest….

bb3.ca available for non-urgent orders only

bb3.ca available for non-urgent orders only

I’m closing the studio for a much needed break. I am around to work on orders if they are not of a time sensitive nature,…

The Studio is Officially Open for 2014 but…

The Studio is Officially Open for 2014 but…

I’m finally finished inventory & the supplies got a total overhaul as far as organizing is concerned…as in, they are actually organized! During the Christmas…

Cat meets Angora…

Cat meets Angora…

Oh, this cat, whom I affectionately call “my boss” as her curiosity in the studio resembles that of a person keeping me in line. She…

A Welcome Guest

A Welcome Guest

Cats are the most curious creatures to me. Some people despise them but their unpredictability agrees with me. This cat in the 6+ years we’ve…

Cat in Charge…

Cat in Charge…

This little fuzzy butt totally thinks she owns the place… ๐Ÿ™‚ I always joke that it is technically her house. We adopted her when we…

Portable creativity

Portable creativity

This installment of “in the studio” is actually outside the studio…literally! Summer is here and the season is short so anytime I can spend outside…

My Stash of Handspun…

My Stash of Handspun…

This is my stash of handspun yarn in my studio…I consider this the “good stuff” – yet I am not ready to let it go……

Just Sampling the Furniture…

Just Sampling the Furniture…

  I look up & see this cutie patootie sampling the corner of my desk….mmmmmm….cool on the gums… ๐Ÿ™‚

Studio Tour…

Studio Tour…

I realized I had not shared photos of my studio space, since the renos last year. These photos were taken last January and (sadly) the…

Cat vs. Fleece…

Cat vs. Fleece…

If you think this pic is funny, wait until you see the second one… ๐Ÿ˜‰ The cats really like to zen out in my studio,…

Carding Buddy…

Carding Buddy…

My youngest decided to try her hand at drum carding today… ๐Ÿ™‚

Siesta Time..

Siesta Time..

    Today while I work, the others relax (it’s a comfy space – I don’t blame them!). ๐Ÿ™‚  

My New Investment: A new DSLR Camera

My New Investment: A new DSLR Camera

I’ve been quiet as ofย  late, & that is because last week I finally decided it was time to upgrade my camera & invest in…

Why I don’t Get Anything Done on a Saturday Afternoon…

Why I don’t Get Anything Done on a Saturday Afternoon…

I step out of the room for a brief moment, and look who found a new nap spot: Before I assess the mound of jewelry…

My New Comfy Work Chair

My New Comfy Work Chair

So the other day I was at Costco and broke down & bought myself a “proper” chair. I’m not sure exactly what a “proper” chair…

Bringing The Beads Back to The Bench…

Bringing The Beads Back to The Bench…

I haven’t done any beadwork in quite awhile since I have been teaching myself some metal techniques. Today I brought the beads out again in…

Come Tour My Workspace…

Come Tour My Workspace…

The creative madness (um, I mean, magic…) unfolds in my head. But I have never in the 10+ years of jewelry making & paper crafts…

The Jewelry Thief…

The Jewelry Thief…

I happen to live with 4 jewelry “thieves”. One comes in the form of a pint-sized little girl with chubby little fingers; the other are…