Sunday, January 29, 2012

Post Etsy Meet Goal- totally not accomplished, but hey, I'm getting there

So, last week? Or was it the week before?  Anyway, in a week prior to this one, I had the awesome opportunity to hang out with Talia ( and Yanna ( of Etsy in an SF Etsy meet up! Needless to say, it was very fun and very informative and I learned a lot.  Being me, I also set goals that were waaaaaay over my head.  
Neverless, I tried, darn it.  So here they are! My minis in progress!

First up: Honeydukes, a la Harry Potter.  I've only completed liquorice wands at this point, but lemon fizzes and sugar mice are in the works.

I know.  Adorable.

Next is a completed prep board of Pfannkuchen, which are also known as Berliner, which are also known as one of the funniest German mishaps ever uttered by a US President.  I'm looking at you, Kennedy, and you don't look all that doughy to me.

"Ich bin Berliner" is what he meant to say. I'm making 1:7 scale ones for earrings too, which will be posted in Etsy, hopefully by tonight, if all goes according to plan. Auf Wiedersehen!

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Post Holiday wind-down

Oh. my. goodness.

Now that all that is over!  It's time to move on to.... Valentine's Day! That's right, more holidays! It's like they never end. Ever.

So I'll be busting out the conversation hearts, the heart cookies, the heart shaped piles of vomit.... you know, festive stuff.  I'm excited, really, I'm just tired.

The bachelor degrees (yes, that is a plural) are finished, fertig, finito and I couldn't be happier.  I'm going to make earrings for my german advisor, because she's amazing even if she pushed my ass to the limits of my german capabilities.  Frau Vandergriff is a beast; a good beast.  Not sure if she'll be getting Berliners, from the famous Kennedy quote, or something else.  Berliners, are not, in that context, people of Berlin.  They're doughnuts.
Ich bin Berliner - I am a person of Berlin.
Ich bin ein Berliner - I am a super delicious doughnut.


Anyway, I'll be uploading things as I start to complete them.  Some should be up sometime this week!  If not, next week when I'm back from my travels.