Life seems very busy at the moment and all key-making happens on snatched bits of time. Nevertheless I am having fun with this flower series of ten keys ten ways . I’m also learning to forgive myself for my mistakes. Last week I posted about Keys 1017 – 1020 but only included keys 1017 –… Continue reading Keys 1020 – 1027; The Iris Flower Series Finale and 3 Learnings
My grandma was filled with creativity and treated me with love and gentleness. The irises in my front yard come from my grandma via my mom. Not only are they doing very nicely, they are also the basis for this next set in my flower series of Ten Keys Ten Ways.… Continue reading Iris: Key 1017 – 1019 from Ten Keys Ten Ways: Flower Series
I’m working on a new series of Ten Keys Ten Ways. This time I’m using plants and flowers. I’ve been thinking about doing something with flowers – particularly the lovely wild bluebells that grow in my back alley – for a few years. Finally I’ve taken the plunge and completed my first set of plant-based… Continue reading Fear, trepidation, and working through so many imperfect bits
Here are the latest keys, made with: a shotgun shell, a butterfly from a wind chime, a sparkly ring, a gear, a key, a feather, a flattened bracelet, car logos (Cadillac laurel leaves circa 1980 – not sure?), and parts of a clock that I originally bought for the dome…
Key 1001 is made with broken glass from The Local Kitchen and a few metal bits. I love the iridescent reflection when the light hits the glass and the renewal that can be found through a bit of support and creative spark.
I don’t remember where I saw the phrase sai hankuri. It means “There is only patience”. A good motto for this 5000 key project.