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Saturday, January 30, 2010

Rings 19-27

I am loving the experience of making a ring a day, but I am not sure if I can continue on for an entire year. I love the creativity it is spurring. However, it is so challenging to find the time everyday to make a ring. But at this point I am going to continue on and take it one day at a time. I am going to challenge myself to set more stones and create rings beyond my comforts. It is amazing to me that just a few years ago I was leery of making rings, because of the time it took for me to make them. I am getting so much better at it...as with anything you do.

Last night after a nice dinner with my daughter, I drove around a little bit. She was getting sleepy so I thought she might fall asleep if I continued to drive. (she had a long day at school). I slowly drove along the Bay to see the beautiful full moon shining on the water and then through the neighborhood. I was inspired at every turn. A beautiful front door, a palm tree, a window...every where I looked I found inspiration for a Ring or a necklace...I was designing them in my head. Having only been in Florida a year, I am still discovering all it's treasures. I wish I had my camera with me, but I didn't and it was late (late for us is 8 or so). And as I was being so inspired by my tropical surroundings, I knew that my Daughter and I were in the right place right now doing the right thing. We miss our Friends in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, but our adventure here is filled with beautiful days at the beach and inspiration at every turn.
My creation
Originally uploaded by kathryn_cole


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4 Comments:

Blogger Laura Flavin said...

kathryn,
beautiful post...miss you and i am so happy you are finding so much inspiration making rings and living in st pete.
hugs, laura

January 31, 2010 at 9:44 AM  
Blogger kathryncole said...

Thank you Laura! Thank you for reading my post. Miss you too.K

January 31, 2010 at 10:22 AM  
Blogger sassyglassdesigns said...

I am amazed every time I look at the creations from "a ring a day"...what gorgeous work.

February 9, 2010 at 6:17 PM  
Blogger kathryncole said...

Thank you :)

February 11, 2010 at 11:37 AM  

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