Well, you can see that I haven't been here for a little while. Sorry. I'll explain more on that later.
For now, though, I wanted to share with you my new obsession! I have discovered soldering! OMG, it is a blast and a fun change from making my dolls. (I love making my dolls but yearned for something new this summer)
I've been hitting every antique mart that I can find in Arizona and California on the hunt for antique bottles. Even filled an empty suitcase with bottles on our holiday in Monterey.
I've found a lot of really great bottles. Next I dug through my vast collection of shells and coral. I have shells from California, Mexico, Florida and beyond! (just a sample here)
Then the fun began...planning, taping, soldering and applying the patina. I'm obsessed!
I've placed some of these beautiful creations in my Etsy shop. Come visit!