It’s that surreal time of year, where coffee and a shower, olives and wine, might be the only punctuations in the long days of work. I almost forgot what this felt like, to wake up and work straight until bed time. Happy Holidays :)
We just ate dinner (leftovers, creatively layered in a bake pan by Steven, and topped with sharp cheddar cheese) and then I felt inspired to sit down for a quick blog.
The wrap + snap has been keeping me pretty busy this season. After the fun brainstorm and trials I had that resulted in this, it’s been super satisfying to see this new little gadget companion be so well received. I’m looking forward to having the chance to work on more innovations of a similar vein. I’ve been getting some great feedback from my customers – mostly ladies who are excited to have found the perfect small gift for their husbands and boyfriends (and themselves, too).
While I work, Steven has been making some pretty big changes around me. We’re working on streamlining my studio space so that it’s more organized and efficient. He hauled out most of the old fixtures and funky, makeshift shelving, and has been replacing them with new work benches and creative storage solutions. I’ve invested in some new equipment, added to my tool set, and pared down on some of the stash I no longer use. I am loving all the changes and have been so grateful for the help! This is something I have talked about for a long time, but never seem to have the time for.
I need to do some organizing once things settle down, but already I have more space to spread out, and each step of production is finding it’s own designated place.
Not sure why, but I feel excited about the holidays more than usual this year. It’s a nice feeling, and I can’t wait for the chance to do some gift making.
How about you? Hope you all are feeling well and enjoying the season.