‘Tis the Season

It’s getting to that time of year again. The official holiday season. Yes, I know, I’m offending some readers by saying “holiday” instead of “Christmas”…but y’know what? Why can’t we be all-inclusive here? There are several holidays at this time of year: Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice–I’m sure there are some more that I can’t […]

Mockingjay: Pure Entertainment, or Cautionary Tale?

So by now, I’m sure you’ve heard of the Mockingjay movies, as well as the first movie, The Hunger Games, and the sequel, Catching Fire. These movies have definitely caught fire in entertainment, marketing, and product lines, but is the message being lost? I’ve both read the books and seen the movies. I know the differences between […]

The blackest of Fridays

It’s here. Once again, it’s Black Friday. Of course, Black Friday is starting to lose some of its meaning, given that it starts on Thursday for many stores in the U.S. It’s not just Friday anymore. I feel for the salespeople who are stuck working today. I’ve been there. I have vague memories of it […]

‘Tis almost the season

I’ve posted my art on here before, but I’ve never posted my gift certificates! That’s right, I do sell gift certificates for my artwork! They can be used for a commission or for a completed piece, and they can be in pretty much any denomination 🙂 I’ll try to produce more art and post it […]

To the Bone

Finally got the boning in for my corset yesterday. I got all the bones in the channels with no problems, and got the top binding sewn on. My biggest problem? The damn grommets. Now, according to the directions (and according to several corset making groups I’ve followed on Facebook), the best way to gradually make […]