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  • Where you can find me or my work

    2023 First Chance Christmas Craft Show When: November 3 and 4th Hours: Saturday 10 – 5:00, Sunday 10 to 4:00 Where: Mary Winspear Centre, Sidney BC, Canada Last Chance Christmas Craft Show When: December 8, 9, 10 Hours: Friday 2:00 to 8:00 pm Saturday 10:00 to 5:00 pm Sunday    10:00 to 4:00 pm Where: Mary […]

  • Figurines

    I have been having fun and what a joy it is to create figurines.  These are my newest adventure into gourd art and I must say I am glad that I leaped into the unknown and branched further into creativity. I have created several figurines in the past few months and I will continue to […]

  • Vic West Art Quest 2013

        Well another year has come and gone and it is the month of  May again and Spring time…..A month for Mother’s Day….  the Vic West Art Quest Studio tour and Vic West Fest. The Vic West Art Quest began in 2008 with a group of neighbourhood artists organizing the first studio tour.  I […]

  • The Gift of the Last Chance Christmas Fair

    Well  the Last Chance Christmas Fair for 2012 has come and gone, but what I got out of it was incredible.  It was not the financial part that was incredible, but the amount of interesting people I interacted with. For instance, take the woman that flew  to my table on the Sunday morning and said, […]

  • Moss Street Market Fair

    Well, it was the Moss Street Market Fair this past Saturday and Sunday and it was well attended as usual.  I met lots of wonderful people and traded all sorts of wonderful stories about gourds and life in general.   I created a lot of small ornaments that were displayed on a little Christmas tree […]

  • Dickens Fair

    Dickens Fair happened December 3rd this year, and the event planner decided to change the time  to a mid afternoon – evening event.  This way the fair was not competing with all of the other craft fairs happening in the city that had times from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.   It was a fun […]

  • Day at the Vic West Corn Roast

        What a great day today. Vic West (a small community situated in Victoria Proper) celebrated a Corn Roast and the anniversary of Spiral Café.  I have lived in this community for 12 years .  Over the past 3 years I have been involved with Vic Wests group of artists and annual studio tours.  […]

  • DIY Lightbox

    So, I tried the DIY light box that of our gourd members mentioned in her posting, and it worked great!  I really like the way the bowl and the black, white and red mask turned out.        I just slapped the light box together because I wanted to see how it would turn […]

  • Clothesline Art Show

      Today was the “Clothesline Art Show” at Coast Collective at Havenswood at Esquimalt Lagoon.  What a great day; lots of sunshine, vendors and music. My husband and I left our house at 7:45 am and arrived at Coast Collective around 8:15am.  Our first task upon arrival was to get my site assignment and location. […]

  • Your BC Gourder

    I was born in Vancouver BC, and lived for most of my life in BC. In the early 60’s our family lived in Europe for 4 years, and In 1967-1968, I lived for a year in Camp Borden, Ontario. (My father was in the armed forces.) He quit that year and we moved back to […]