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Art For Animals Auction!

Pippa High Five Auction is Live

This eBay auction has ended, thank you to all who participated. Stay tuned — future FUN fundraisers are planned! Wait… what auction? Click here for all of the background information about this fundraiser for World Vets Click here for auction and giveaway details

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Plant Jewels (a.k.a. Garden or Plant Stakes)

Kitty Jewel Plant Stake by Janet Crosby

If you scan my Instagram feed, you will find all sorts of plants and trees. That is instant inspiration for me. I have always loved plants, trees, flowers, mushrooms(!), but didn’t do much actual gardening. This spring though, I am all about sprouting and planting stuff! I am also brainstorming ways to add some glass to…

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New Works

Ombre Beads and Fish - Janet Crosby

I haven’t been listing beads lately, but have been spending a lot of time in my studio the last few weeks. I have been working on a few custom orders, but spending most of my time playing around with some new colors, new bead ideas, and trying to figure out new ways to look at…

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Metal and Glass

Enamel Colors

My word for 2016 is ‘rewrite,’ and I am rewriting how I usually do things. In terms of art, I am trying to push the boundaries by taking the time to experiment and play with my usual materials (glass!) and try new ones, too. So far this year, I have continued exploring glass fusing and have…

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Happy Spring (and New Beads)

Cherry Blossom Heart - janetcrosby.com

First off, happy spring! Even though many of you have been experiencing less than spring-like conditions. I found this sweet little cherry blossom heart last week while walking. At first, I thought someone fashioned this floral greeting, but it was just the way a little branch was growing out of the trunk. I know. I…

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Goats, Coats, and Soaps

Baby Goat Coat

I apologize — I am way behind on studio remodel updates and bead listings, but for now… baby goats. Wearing knitted coats. As some of you know, I love to knit. I have knitted many items over the years, but this was a first – a baby goat coat. This is part of a larger…

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Studio Update – So Close

Quincy and the cords - Janet Crosby

The studio rebuild work continues. It seems like the small fiddly bits are taking the longest. Right now I am mainly waiting on floor tile to be done. I can’t wait to move in and organize everything. Ever-present studio helper I am perhaps a little more excited than I should be with this door. I…

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Back From NYC

Walk Along 5th Avenue in Winter

My sisterly nurse duties are done for now. I may go back in a month or so when my sister has to have another surgery. Time will tell. Nurse duty meant keeping track of everything. Before I Left NYC Here are a few more photos from my time in the city. My most favorite thing…

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