Red Dirt Farm

Ramblings and Photos from a Country Life

The sun came out and warmed all the raindrops still clinging to every object as far as the eye could see. I headed out with my camera to soak in the sun and to find something interesting  to capture with the lens. As I passed by my studio I wondered what surprises I might find …

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Truth be told, my gypsy heart doesn’t wander too far from home. It does, however crave change, no boundaries and open expression. As many of you guys know, I have been recovering from a cervical injury for the past year and half.  I’ve made great progress, but I am far from where I should be. …

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On the workbench this week. Playing with copper and silver for new jewelry designs. Copper with patina, silver star. Embossing on copper  Patina, embossing surface design Jellyfish and starfish. And a few hearts. Copper + silver + flame – what more could a girl ask for? The copper and silver will be incorporated with other …

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I’ve been waiting for my new year, one word mantra to come to me.  I was afraid I wasn’t going to receive it.  However, as I sat talking with my doctor last week, it hit me. Strength. Strong. 1. The state, property, or quality of being strong. 2. The power to resist attack; impregnability. 3. The power …

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My craft table view Wonder how this scary mess could turn into something productive? We had snow again, during the night.  Today is a good day to stay in and work on a few projects, including cleaning up this mess. Window view Cheerful – a bright red cardinal against the snow. See you later, Bye! …

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Over a year ago, some friends and I went on a shopping venture, where they helped me nab a big stash of old neckties.  I planned to repurpose them into something. I’ve pulled them out from time to time and thought about making stuff with them, but as of yet nothing has come to me. …

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Know what?  This has been kind of tough week.  So I feel like doing something that would make me feel good. I’m going to have a giveaway.  I’m giving away a pair of my up-cycled wood tape measure earrings. Keep them for yourself or give them away as a gift. They hang from SS ear …

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