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Monday, October 13, 2014

Too Much going on, but boy it's exciting!



July is the last time I posted...........wow, have I been busy.  As a lot of you already know, I became a grandma for the first time on September 6th and have been in love ever since.  For those of you who don't follow me on FaceBook or Instagram (which is where I've been spending most of my time lately) here are some pictures of my brand new grandson........Maxwell Fox Jones:

Approximately 3 hours after birth
Great Grandma Dorie is holding him.
New mommy look adoringly at her
new son.
Happy new family
Wearing a new outfit I got him.
Happy boy after having his diaper changed
New grandma (ME) getting in a bunch of
hugs and kisses today.

I also got to change his diaper so that his
mommy knows I remember how.
Livin' the good life
I've also been a very busy artist with a lot going on and hopefully more to come.  My name was turned in at the recent "Art Unraveled" event here in August, as a possible teacher for next year.  I had two weeks to come up with an idea for a class, create the projects, write about it and write up a class lesson.  These are the dolls I came up with and now I'm just waiting to hear if I've been selected.

This is my steampunk version
This is my two-sided, native Indian
doll with Hopi Indian on one side.
and Navajo Indian on the other side.
This is my Mermaid doll
I've also been very busy creating sculpts for Comi-Con next May, as it seems that I shall be vending there in one way or another.  I'll either have my own booth, or be sharing one with another vendor who has graciously offered space to me.  I don't have any completed images of the work in process right now, but they will be coming soon.

I still plan to switch everything over to my own website, but that's kind of taken a back seat as I'm creating daily and kind of in a mad rush to get my sculpts done.  They are very labor intensive, but once you see them, you'll understand why it's taken me so long.

I'll try to be back soon, but thanks for stopping by.  Don't forget, I post every week on FaceBook, so if you're looking for what I'm up to...........check me out there.

Hugs,
Meri


13 comments:

Miss Iowa said...

Congratulations on the new grandbaby, Meri! He looks so sweet. Glad to hear you still have some time for art between changing diapers. lol

vivian said...

meri! Im glad I get to see you on facebook. Love that new baby. isnt being a grandma fun. Although I had 3 of mine yesterday from 9:30 am til about 8:00 last night and I am still whipped this morning! But I wouldnt have had it any other way.
have a great week
xoxo
vivian

Decor To Adore said...

Oh you wear that darling cherub well. I can see the loving bliss written all over your face. Miss you my friend.

agravette said...

Oh my goodness! He is adorable and you are a beautiful grandmother! Congratulations on your new love!

donna said...

Congratulations on your new sweet grand baby.
Hugs
donna

Musings from Kim K. said...

I've been loving all your posts on IG. Blessings to your beautiful daughter. Such a handsome grandson. My husband shares that special September birthday too. Take good care of yourself!

Erica of Golden Egg Vintage said...

Hi Meri!
I'm so happy to hear that you're doing well. I just asked Tammy and Deb the other day about the baby. He's so cute! Happy to hear that you're keeping busy with your art too.
Hugs- Erica

Lynn said...

Congratulations on your new grand son!!!! He is adorable! I just want to smooch on those cute cheeks!!! Also congratulations on your new adventure on the new sculptures.
Have a great week!
Hugs,
Lynn

laurie -magpie ethel said...

Congrats on the new baby..how exciting! Sounds like you are one busy gal...enjoy!

Jane said...

Congratulations! So much creativity there, along with your first grandchild! Beautiful baby!

Marlynne said...

Enjoyed your blog and am enjoying your posts on facebook! your dolls would be fun
to make!

Ann said...

Oh my goodness what a beautiful new family!!!!! He is precious and I know you will be enjoying every single minute.
ann

Laura Adams said...

Hi Meri!
Your grandson is adorable!Congrats :)on becoming a grandma for the first time,it sure is a blessing. Your art is amazing as always <3
((HUGS))
Laura