Make sure you don’t end up gnomeless this holiday season. Act now, and you have your choice of “Gnome Alone” and “Gnome Alaska” ornaments. Each “Gnome Alone” ornament stands 3-4″ tall from his tiny boots to the tip of his pointy red hat and hangs from a jute string (not shown). No two gnomes are […]
I’m back with Bonnie Lambert and Ruth Kaplan of Rock Paper Paint fame…even better than before at this fabulous location on Sunday, November 24: 5328 Abbott Place, Los Angeles, CA 90042 Between Ave 54 and 53, just North of Figueroa. You can purchase tickets on line here. Hope to see you there!
With Halloween around the corner, my thoughts turn to the childhood joys of free candy and Creepy Crawlers. In 1964, Mattel released a diabolical activity toy by that name, which was, essentially, an Easy-Bake Oven for boys, but instead of inedible cupcakes, you churned out toxic gummy worms. I wanted one desperately. My parents never […]
Have you taken a good hard look in the mirror lately? Forget bad hair and wrinkles. Gaze into this Catrina mirror and see a grinning skull superimposed on your face for an all-in-one before-and-after picture of things to come. The skull is etched into the back of the mirror to create the effect. The rest is papier-mache (of […]
It’s hot in LA…finally! I know most people, plants, and animals are suffering but, frankly, I’d feel cheated if we didn’t have at least one week of weather in the triple digits.While the papier mâché projects bake outside, I indulge in a perverse pleasure: sweating on the couch while watching films where the hardiest humans survive […]