And in my heart I know I just want to get it out of the way and !DONE!And in my heart I know I just want to get it out of the way and !DONE!

Galaxy Zoo

I spent a good few hours yesterday classifying galaxies for Galaxy Zoo. Although there were a lot of unidentifiable blobs there were a few that I thought looked pretty...

Advertising slogans

Someone in the lampworking Forum I belong to posted this link. The one I like so far is "When the going gets tough, the tough get Kat"

Cheetah type cat

Occasionally, I try a cat face and the one below is the latest,
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The eyes are a bit off but on the whole, I am happy with the outcome. At least I know to make the eyes or at least the pupils smaller next time around.

Fish swap

I am a member of a Forum for mostly British Lampworkers, i.e. people who make handmade glass beads with a propane torch and oxygen. We sometimes have swaps, a bit like the Secret Santa swaps held at Christmas. We are now having a fishy bead swap with some of us buying an E Tutorial by Cathy Lybarger of Aardvarkartglass. You can find her Etsy store here
and my pictures of the fish I've made so far are below

Woven Wire

I got the book "Woven Wire Jewelry" by Linda L. Chandler and Christine R. Ritchey from the Library and finally plucked up the courage to try the practice piece, in copper wire in case it all went horribly wrong. Here's the piece. It's about 5.5 inches so too short as it is for a bracelet. I might try adding something to turn it into one.
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Red Flower

Here's one I did today using CIM Sangria glass. I've threaded 4 strands of copper wire through the bead hole and twisted then to form a stem.
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White flower

I love flowers and try to capture one in glass every so often.
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Am I

the only one posting and reading the site this week?

Happy Birthday

Kat, I was going to embarrass you by posting one of your baby pictures, but thought better of it. Forgot to send you a card but hope the extra prezzie arrived safely. See, now everyone knows its your birthday. I expect you were trying to keep it quiet.

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