Month: October 2009

Engineer by day, artist after hours

Color, texture and playfulness are the earmarks of Melissa of Made by Melissa on Etsy. Melissa, who is an engineer by day, but an artist after hours, is October’s Featured EtsyBlogger. She is a multi-talented needleworker who can’t resist playing with her crochet hook to create such creatures as Gary the Green Garden Snake, Penny …

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A studio is born

When the publisher of Cloth Paper Scissors Studios put out a call for photos of artist studios to be shared as part of its Open Studios Event,  I knew it was time for my paper crafting studio to be born. Of course, the word studio, for the room in which I work, sounds a little …

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