Jackie Gundelfinger's amazing murrini. The snaps will be available to purchase in the fundraising area @ the ISGB Gathering. Stop by her facebook page to order her wonderful murrini to add a bit of flash to your next flamework project.
Silvester "Smooches" Valentine is the Guinea's World Record holder for the most kisses given in 1 hour. He plans to top his current record of 6,714 kisses and make a little extra spending cash on the side. Wish him luck and pucker up! Just a side note, lip balm isn't included with the purchase. The line starts to the right and is single file. No pushing, cutting, or lingering.
Tomorrow is February 1st... do you know what that means???
14 days until Cupig's favorite day of the year. He has spent the last 11 months penning romantic valentines, spritzed with cologne... not going to lie, it smells like Old Spice up in here. Fluent in the language of love, this skilled matchmaker also fancies himself a novice chocolatier. Here are a few excerpts from his love letters:
"I love you with all of my butt, it's bigger than my heart"
Or how about this romantic line:
"Thanks for loving me even though I don't shave my legs as often as you might like."
A window into his soul:
"Once in a while someone wonderful comes along and makes Valentine's Day not suck...
His loving, yet honest side:
"I lie awake at night wondering how I got so lucky (and also because you snore)."
My personal favorite:
"If there was a zombie apocalypse tomorrow, I would kill you last."
Beads on the Trail 2017 is just around the corner. They need a total of 77 sets to be carried for Beads of Courage during the 2017 Iditarod. Each bead set needs to contains 5 beads. Even if you just donated 1 set, we can get to the end goal together. It is super easy to sign up and participate. Please join me in firing up the torches:
Cabochon options for flameworkers have changed considerably since my original post back in February of 2012. Here is an update to help navigate the world of cabochon systems and tool suppliers.
Changeable Systems for the Artist who enjoys Options:
Flat-back Cabochon Mandrels:
Cabochon Mandrels with a Nub (yes, nub or nubbin are incredibly technical terms):
Zooziis (available in a variety of shapes)
Snap Cabochon System by Patty Lakinsmith:
One day young hippo had a wish,
Not to swim like a silly fish.
He wanted to learn how to fly,
And soar into the wild, blue sky.
His lifelong goal would be granted soon.
For hippo found a bright red balloon.
With the help of some helium and a string,
Hippo accomplished his flying dream.
So little hippos, what lesson has been taught?
Yes, it is important to tie a good knot...
But with some help from helium and string,
Hippos can accomplish magical things.
-Heather M. Sellers