So, this is a mistake that will forever make me smile. The missing collar stay alluded to in Week 23: Personalized Collar Stays is permanently etched into the laser ruler thanks to a misalignment the honeycomb bed. The bed, which allows better airflow when cutting, wasn't sitting all the way back when we started this [...]
So, in one of those brilliant ah-ha moments, my day job as a museum curator collided with 52 Lasers. Have you ever heard of Victorian Hair Jewelry? Made from braided, woven or otherwise intricately arranged stands of hair, it was popular in the 19th century as a way to remember loved ones. It was made [...]
The sticking point during the Leather Cuffs post was that I couldn't find jump rings the right size and strong enough to hold the clasp to the bracelet. These 10mm rings are just the right size, are strong, and I like the space they occupy visually. They are on sale at Rochester Feed and Country [...]
Have you had your eye on some of the laser cut cross stitch pendants at Beadeux? Or possibly the Floss Holders from Week 7? Enter for your chance to win a $40 certificate at Beadeux on the Beading Gem's Blog!
Remember Week 13, Alcohol Inked Acrylic? Rebecca of Hugs are Fun started stitching up her inked cross stitch blanks. She used Kreinik blending filament in silver to add sparkle to her cloud.
Rebecca of Hugs are Fun took this photo of our laser etched Kirby marshmallow loving the hot chocolate. Too cute! Thanks for letting us offload some of our gazillion marshmallows on you!
In something a bit related to Week One, I made some more Triforce lapel pins, this time out of finished wood. Rub 'n Buff pewter and Sharpie marker ahoy.