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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

What's new at In the Shade of the Sycamore Tree?

What's new in the Studio this week?

In celebration of the bounty of COLORS that I 'found' on my recent trip to New Mexico, you will receive 15% off any Item you find when searching "BLUE" or PURPLE or VIOLET" in my shops search box. Use coupon code "ROYGBIVBLUPURP15" to receive your discount at

  Blue/Purple sale expires August 15, 2013. 

Apparently today was  
Happy Uncommon Instrument Awareness Day! 
I am honored that Suzy Myers  of 'Daily Holiday Blog" chose my Chameleon Ocarina as one of the instruments chosen for her celebration

I put finishing touches on a batch of Fairy Houses
and will be posting them on ETSY this week.

I finished forming a batch of Fairy House Ornaments, Fairy Garden Accessories and Leaf Embellished Sponge Holders which are now drying...a firing will be soon!
~see photos on my FB page~
And... my favorite activity this week!
I was lucky to score some MICACEOUS CLAY from a local potter 
who originally obtained it from New Mexico - I am now trying my hands at a micaceous bean pot, some clay fetishes and some beads & pendants.

Still more coming about my visit to SANTA FE & TAOS


Many of my creations are available at 
Visit and click on 'SHOP' to view my online shop on ETSY.