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Today is a beautiful rainy spring day in Seldovia. A little wind, a little sun and here and there some sprinkles of rain.

I am making some homemade soup and finishing up some artwork. I am so glad you stopped by..please get yourself a cup of coffee and join me in my kitchen studio.

I have a regular studio upstairs ...but to tell you the truth..my kitchen table is where I do most of my art....with a cup of coffee and good friends stopping by to chat. Sit down and stay awhile..I am never too busy for company!

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Monday, July 18, 2011

Etsy store

My etsy shop is  www.selvsaas.etsy.com  Stop by for a peek in to my "Sandee's Village Shop"

Soon to be Hermits!

I made these faces while babysitting for Scott and Renee'.  The boys were so good and I got all of these done.  Future hermits.....I can hardly wait to see who they turn out to be.....

New items on Etsy

Well it looks like the summer tourist season is fast closing down here in Seldovia. So I am starting to making items for my Etsy shop.  Here are two I listed today.

Thursday, July 14, 2011


Oh my gosh! I can hardly believe it!  We are going to see the sun today.....sure looks like it anyway!  The other news is I have one of my little hermit crabs featured in another blog..... www.thegreengourd.blogspot.com  please go check it out and also check out her cool Etsy shop.  Debbie does some wonderful creative things with gourds, a lovely creative woman. Also check out the Etsy shops she has featured.

Like her I also support "handmade" items. In each item that is handmade the artist has thoughtfully touched the piece at every step of the creative process. I love to imagine the person working on the piece..".what color am I going to use....what shall I add or not...."  Did they get interrupted by their children or pets or did they stop to make dinner?  A piece of the "artists" life becomes part of yours .... how incredible is that?

I appreciate each and every customer who visits at my "Village Shop" ....and I hope each person who purchases one of my pieces will love it as much as I loved making it.

Well.... must get dressed and get ready for a big day in Seldovia....the "Scenic Byways" ceremony is today down at the boat harbor.....and I will be at my booth along with the other "Seldovia Artists" for the Crafters Market.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Saturday and More Rain

Good Morning from Seldovia!  You would think that eventually we would get some good weather here this summer....but yet again this morning has dawned, cold, wet and dark....heavy clouds and wind.  The kind of day where you would just like to curl up next to the woodstove with a cup of hot chocolate and a good book.

  But I have made a commitment to the Crafters Group for vending this summer and rain or shine I will be there.
Seldovia puts on a fantastic 4th of July celebration and people come from hundreds of miles away just to be here. Everyone in town works hard to make sure our visitors leave with beautiful memories of their time spent here.

  Right now however I am in my sweats with a hot cup of coffee looking forward to the day and all the really neat individuals I will meet today....the people who are here for the first time and those who return every year for your 4th of July celebration....

A Few Old Crabs

 Here is one of the "Few old Crabs" going to a new home.  Oh Look!  He is calling home to tell his family he is moving.  I hear those new "Shell Phones" are really nice.


More canopies and more vendors.....here are the Haller girls, Taylor, Tiffany & Ashley!

More Crafters

The Seldovia Crafters have gone from two vendors with one canopy to 10 vendors and 7 canopies...Our newest member Elaine Taddei is selling beautiful photos.

News from the Seldovia Crafters Market

Two happy customers Sondra Kasha..verof and Darlene Crawford....major supporters of the arts in Seldovia! And very appreciated.