Archive for October, 2011

I love you guys……

Friday, October 28th, 2011

I love, love, love custom requests…….particularly custom requests for computer game guys.  This is what I was working on last week

I had so much fun figuring out how to make Birdo……..

I was really pleased with how she turned out.  Baby Mario was fun too

But I think Toadette was probably the most fun…… her pink piggytails

So many thanks Genevieve……..I hope they add a little something special to your Christmas tree.  I’m working on a new big critter now that hopefully I’ll be able to share with you soon.

It’s Showtime…..

Friday, October 21st, 2011

That’s right it’s getting to that time of year again…………..yaaaaaaaaaaay  and here’s where you can say Happy Holidays to the Critters

Nov 5th – 9 am to 3 pm at the Dr John C Page School in West Newbury


Nov 6th 12am to 4pm at Spontaneous Celebration in Jamaica Plain


Nov 12th 11am -4pm in Brighton Mass

Nov 26and 27th 10am to 6pm at the Hingham Shipyards


Dec 1st and 2nd Artists beyond the desk Winter Craft fair (ooooh the critters at MIT )

MIT Artist Beyond the Desk

Annual Winter Craft Fair


Date:          Thursday, Dec 1,2011, Friday, Dec. 2, 2011

Time:          9am-5pm

Locations:         MIT Stata Center, 32 Vassar Street. Cambridge

                            MIT Whitaker College – E25 Atrium, 45 Carleton Street, Cambridge


December 10th and 11th Bazaar Bizarre 10 am- 6pm at 301 W 78th St, Cleveland, OH 44102


So I’m busy, busy critter creatin’ and trying to make some new Christmassy goodies.  I also had the most fabulous custom order I’ll share with you soon…….so much fun trying to figure out the custom orders.



A few of my (newish) favorite things……

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011



Just thought I’d do a quick post to share some of my new loves…….The first pic is me holding some of that fabulous braided twine in the second pic.  Oh how I want the ridiculously expensive,  completely unnecessary in life braided twine.  It is just so cool and available at the unnecessary and the irresistible in Rosslindale. I love  the store and could have perused all day,  I bought the cutest pair of scissors pin that as yet is still waiting to be pinned on my winter coat as I love how they look sitting on my dresser.  The next pics are a pair of fabulous  books I just purchased,  The picturesque Washington book is from 1885 and is a travel guide to DC giving the rules of proper etiquette whilst in congress and places  for ladies of good standing to visit and how to entertain whilst in the capitol…….good stuff.  The fungi book is incredibly useful around here as we have so many mushrooms it’s like a fairy village most days.  The watercolor drawings are simply gorgeous and it just makes me happy to think that one day I’ll be able to point at a fungus and know exactly what it is instead of pointing and saying oooooooh mushroom at everyone I see.    The last picture is of the Blue Cloud Gallery in Somerville  where I am happy to report critters can now be found………yaaaaaaaaaay.


Show and Tell

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

I always love coming up with new Christmassy goodies but I always am hesitant to show them too soon.  It’s an interesting quandary for me as there is nothing I hate more than walking into a store that has set up for Christmas and it’s not even the end of July……I mean really?  are they serious?  So yes I know it’s a little early and I don’t want to panic anyone about Christmas so keep breathing as you enjoy my new Christmas offerings


I have a few other goodies still to take piccies of  but these are my favorite.  I LOVE the  Knitting Santa’s,  something about a crafting santa makes me smile. I have of course listed them in the shop so snag ’em while they are fresh.

I have been busy over here in Critterville and I figured it was about time I showed what I’ve been up to .  I’ll have a list of shows to post soon too………I’m super excited to be doing shows in Boston it will be nice to have a change of venues and start new holiday traditions.