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Steampunk Angle Fish redux by DesertRubble Steampunk Angle Fish redux :icondesertrubble:DesertRubble 56 21 Steampunk Angler Fish by DesertRubble Steampunk Angler Fish :icondesertrubble:DesertRubble 124 30 Steampunk Nautilus by DesertRubble Steampunk Nautilus :icondesertrubble:DesertRubble 86 14 Steampunk Wings Pendant by DesertRubble Steampunk Wings Pendant :icondesertrubble:DesertRubble 41 1 Black Crow by DesertRubble Black Crow :icondesertrubble:DesertRubble 57 11 Green Dragon Eye by DesertRubble Green Dragon Eye :icondesertrubble:DesertRubble 16 2 Red Dragon Eye sideview by DesertRubble Red Dragon Eye sideview :icondesertrubble:DesertRubble 34 4 Red Dragon Eye by DesertRubble Red Dragon Eye :icondesertrubble:DesertRubble 15 6 Look Closely! What do you see? by DesertRubble Look Closely! What do you see? :icondesertrubble:DesertRubble 28 11 Killer Orchid! by DesertRubble Killer Orchid! :icondesertrubble:DesertRubble 7 6 New Purple Hummingbird by DesertRubble New Purple Hummingbird :icondesertrubble:DesertRubble 16 6 Puzzle Piece Pendant by DesertRubble Puzzle Piece Pendant :icondesertrubble:DesertRubble 33 9 Thor's Hammer, small version! by DesertRubble Thor's Hammer, small version! :icondesertrubble:DesertRubble 12 3 Sleeping Boozer by DesertRubble Sleeping Boozer :icondesertrubble:DesertRubble 2 2 Purple butterfly by DesertRubble Purple butterfly :icondesertrubble:DesertRubble 46 5 New steampunk usb by DesertRubble New steampunk usb :icondesertrubble:DesertRubble 64 11

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Hello all!

The holiday season is upon us I am getting lots of emails about my steampunk Christmas ornaments, the Santa and Gingerbread Man. I am sorry to say I will not be making any this year (again). As some of you know, my life took a very different turn last year. I (happily) left behind a 20 year marriage. While my life is far better now (and I have no complaints ), I am taking my time of getting my 'self' back....the damage didn't happen overnight and the healing won't either. While I'd like to be a creative work horse right now, I am letting it happen in it's own due course, not trying to force anything. So, as much as the extra money would rock, I am not currently making anything....hopefully soon!

I still have quite a few things in my online shop @ shop.desertrubble.com/handcraf… including a steampunk octopus, a nautilus, a flashdrive, a dragon's eye, and a couple of dragon wings.....and quite a few other odds and ends. I have stopped posting items in my etsy and artfire shops because with a full time job, keeping my dog entertained, and rebuilding my life, I simply don't have the time to maintain more than one shop. My online shop is entirely secure and I use the same credit card processor used on artfire as well as paypal, so it's completely safe.


On a lighter note, my dog, Boozer, and I have started hiking, something I would have always liked to do but did not because my ex had knee issues and I wouldn't have gone by myself. Now I do it for myself =) It is helping me with my goal to get healthier in all aspects, but Boozer is pretty lazy and I am beginning to think he will only be good for short hikes lol We did the Hieroglyphic Trail at the Superstition Mtns on Thanksgiving day and I think it about killed him, 2 days later and he is still recovering. We were having record highs that day and I made him carry water in his pack, so he did not have it terribly easy =( He was packless on the way back out, though, I'm not a total slave master.

Boozer-hiking-pack by DesertRubble Hieroglyphic-canyon by DesertRubble

You can see he was not happy the first time he tried on his pack! The other pic is why they call it hieroglyphic trail =) He did surprisingly well getting in and out of the canyon the glyphs are in, I guess 4 legs are an advantage there. It would have been far easier on me had I not had to hold his leash and worry about him, but it was fun.

So that's what I'm up to, pretty much taking it day by day, but I see so much improvement in my overall attitude, confidence, and self esteem, and that's what's important right now. Thankyou for stopping by and I wish you all a Merry Christmas and a safe and wonderful holiday season =)

Lynn




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Lynn Reno
Artist | Professional | Artisan Crafts
United States
I'm a polymer clay artist trying to help DH pay the bills, mostly doing jewelry now in an industrial steampunk style, but looking forward to doing small sculpts.

My MAIN SHOP and website
shop.desertrubble.com

My Artfire shop
artfire.com/users/DesertRubble

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etsy.com/shop/desertrubble

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turnerstokens Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fav!
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neptunelouse Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Your pendants are absolutely amazing!!!
Keep it up!
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:icondesertrubble:
DesertRubble Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thankyou so much! They are so much fun to make, I really enjoy it :)
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:iconneptunelouse:
neptunelouse Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
And thank you for the fav!
Also, if you want more views, try joining some groups and submitting your work ;) Theres groups that specialise in jewellery, polymmer clay and artisan crafts and all the sorts.
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DesertRubble Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
I will, thanks, it's a bit overwhelming at first, but I will get there!
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:iconneptunelouse:
neptunelouse Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Are these made just out of polymer clay? They're absolutely gorgeous!
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DesertRubble Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
Yes! Awesome medium isn't it?
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