Important Brown Dog Studio Tidbits

Monday, February 14, 2011 updates and give-away!


Last week, I finished over 5 trays of love-ly glass initials, cute vintage pics, oh-so-many pretties! (and then I had to clean them...NOT my favorite part of the process; what's creative about clean-up? Apparantly Lucy shares my sentiments in the kitchen ;P

I have similar plans for the beginnings of glass charms this week...I'll make proof sheets, cut glass, edge the trays of charms...and have this week's babies ready to solder NEXT many fun ideas, as well as some special orders to have READY in time for next week's extra open hours...Thurs Feb 24 (5-8) and Sat Feb 26 (10-3). I do have a handful of orders from last month's open house, and those will be ready for pick-up during THIS Thursday's 10-2 slot, or waiting for you next week. I'll send out e-mails to all of you.

Did you check out my new helpful ordering pages? The one for GLASS CHARMS is finished, unless I see necessary finishing touches. The page for SILVER is ready, with the exception of pricing...of note, I've been holding onto 2010 silver pricing, but will be raising all of my silver prices when I put in my next order for wire/sheet. My current pricing reflects when silver was less than $16 and ounce, and it's now hovering around $30...ouch! That doesn't mean my prices will double, but most pieces will increase by a few dollars. One of the worst culprits is my spools of sterling chain!

...right now it looks like I have enough silver to get through most of March. We'll see when I get ready for a BIG order! But if you order silver next week, we should be great.

I PROMISED a give-away...yippeee!
I would love to hear your comments about the dates, my new ordering pages, what you're hoping to order soon, or what shows you're coming to visit me...
So, add your comment to THIS blog entry, or you may comment on the studio FACEBOOK page (or become a NEW fan of the studio FB have to LIKE Brown Dog Studio!).
On Friday, I will pick a random winner from all of the comments, and the lucky-ducky winner will receive a FREE $12 glass charm of her choice, to be redeemed at one of my open times or shows through March 2011. Watch for the winner on Friday, so you can find out if it's YOU!


Oh yes, happy Valentine's Day...think about LoVe, eat a bite (or more) of chocolate, and be SWEET :)


  1. I love the updates and photos of the new charms. Hoping for some piggies!

  2. Oh will find an assortment of piggies if you come this Thursday during open hours (10-2) or during next week's extended hours. I have some cuties :)

  3. You have been busy!!! Your new posts are terrific, very easy to see all the pretties!! It has been too long since I've been to an Open House, but I hope to make it the 26th!