CASA Gallery: Mid-Winter Light

I am pretty excited. This is my first art exhibit other than the mandatory Sophomore Project during college, at which I didn't receive very good reviews, and as much as I hate to admit it, it was a bit traumatizing. I understand the concept of constructive criticism, but when you literally pour your sweat and …

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Yarn Bowl

Here is another of my ceramic masterpieces. It actually started off really well, then when I was trimming the bottom, I made a hole. Also, one of the sides was thin and broke (hence the swirly design). So I decided to turn it into a really cool yarn bowl. I think my favorite part about …

Handmade Soap

In my attempt to limit the amount of caustic chemicals I put on, in, or near my body I have eradicated store-bought shampoo, conditioner, and toothpaste from my hygienic regime. The areas I am still working on are body/hand soap, dish soap, and laundry soap. I finally got the supplies I needed to make bar …

The Best Ceramic Bowl Ever!!!

I know it sucks, but I'm in love! Also, it's my first, so by the laws of nature, I have to be in love. I began the class 5 weeks ago and after the first session I was not in the best of spirits. Turns out being a ceramicist is actually pretty difficult. I am …

I’m An Amazing Hooker. Be Jealous.

I first saw this on Pinterest, but I couldn't resist seeing if I could get it. This image comes from CafePress, which is a pretty cool online shop where you can buy already printed items or have your own designs printed.

Loop & Leaf

"We are a yarn shop specializing in unique, artisan yarns designed to enlighten & inspire. A few brands we carry: Habu, Shibui, Handmaiden, Lorna's Laces, Jade Sapphire, Lantern Moon, Araucania, Koigu, Madelinetosh...." Loop & Leaf is a shop located in Santa Barbara, CA and has recently become my go-to place for all things yarn. Not …