#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for July, 2008

What I Did This Summer

Well, okay, today.

I had the best of intentions, but the fact is, I ended up puttering in my studio all day. I never even got out of my pajamas!

Now, I’ve taken some good-natured ribbing for calling my little heaven-on-earth a ‘studio’ instead of a craft room. Here’s how I figure it. I do art, and that makes me an artist, and an artist works in a STUDIO, right? (Nobody said it had to be GOOD art, did they? I’m still learning, here!)

Just what do I do in there? Well, I work on ATCs (artist trading cards) and

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Unfinished Furniture/Unfinished Me

My first projects have arrived–a dresser, a chest for stashing Christmas and birthday gifts I buy throughout the year, and a dear little cabinet. I’m not exactly sure what the latter will hold, but I couldn’t resist it.

The anti-clutter campaign continues. I’m trying to unclutter my mind, as well as my writing area, DVD and CD collections, etc. Sometimes, things just get way too busy in this cowgirl’s noggin! The Creed boys are over here, raising hell, because that’s what Creed boys do. :) Renovation plans are here–I’m cutting out pictures of kitchens, etc.–my good friend Althea, an interior designer,

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Around 1541, the present state of Texas was called Tejas, a Spanish version of the Caddo word meaning “allies.”