I bought this cool thing: It’s an adding machine invented/developed/made by William S. Burroughs. This model is from 1910. William S. Burroughs the writer – or should I say, William S. Burroughs the Second is the grandson of this inventor. A monthly cheque from the Burroughs company is what allowed the second Burroughs to write… Continue reading Detours of Dragons and Despair
Pretty happy that I have now made 100 keys!!! And I’m pretty excited about making more! The world is abundant and the creative possibilities are truly infinite!
1. Enjoy the making of each key. 2. Let each key express its uniqueness and take as much time as it takes to be complete. 3. Explore all key-making ideas. 4. Try things. 5. Appreciate all the “finds” along the way. 6. Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good (this won’t be… Continue reading Kathy’s Key-making Adventure Guide
I’m trying out an idea from Pinterest where beautiful paper is created by pouring orange degreaser onto pictures in old National Geographic magazines. The magazines need to be old and the degreaser needs to be strong.
Key 82 is made from some long skinny piece of metal my husband brought home for me, some cabinet hardware (think 1960’s bathrooms),
This key made me very happy. I like the way it looks. It’s not that I don’t like the way the other keys look, it’s just that this one seems to have a bit more magic in it.