The Phone Rang…it was Zazzle

Well surprise surprise… my phone rang and it was Karen from zazzle. She noticed quite a bit of traffic around my stamp. She wanted to talk with me directly and set the record straight with zazzle. She explained why the first stamp design couldn’t be on a stamp or a coffee mug: The words California…

Let the marriages begin!!!

This just in from Pam’s House Blend “This hit my inbox just moments ago. Fundie religious and legal orgs, including the Campaign for California Families, had asked the state Supreme Court to delay allowing same-sex marriages until after the November election, when an amendment initiative would place marriage equality in the hands of voters. The…

New QUEER stamp approved.

Get em while they’re legal. Send your celebratory mail. Also if the mail artist world is looking to partake in a good cause… buy a sheet of stamps, and send mail art postcards. 50% of the proceeds from the stamps will go to Equality California. Now you have two designs to choose from.

Rare desert mariposa lily.

This past weekend, my bml, or beautiful male lover, soon to be husband and I were at The Palms in Wonder Valley for the Wonder Valley Music Festival. We also got a chance to see the rare mariposa lily and witches hair (Cuscuta californica) a lovely firey orange parasite, in Joshua Tree National Park.

Artist Perry Hoffman’s design for stamp REJECTED by the US Postal Service

So, here’s the story. Besides planning to get married with my beautiful male lover of almost three years, I recently signed up with zazzle a company that puts your design on things like mugs and US postal stamps, t-shirts etc. Yesterday I designed a stamp commemorating the California Supreme Court decision to allow gay people…

Mosaic Workshop in Wonder Valley January 19th and 20th 2008

Yes friends, it is time to sign up again for another incredibly fun weekend at my studio in Wonder Valley for a Mosaic Workshop. You can bring your own collection of special broken pottery and also use the amazing collection of broken bits in the “boneyard”. I will supply all the tools, nippers, grout and tile…

New Paint for the new tile… at my neighbor’s house.

MagentaRaven helped assist in the colors and the painting for the new mosaic we did next door. The brown paint is called Galvanized by Ralph Lauren. It is remarkable and made everything look like mahogany. My client wanted espresso, I found Galvanized.