Good Morning, Kittens.
The voting for the winners of the VUBOQ-inspired contest closed a few moments ago. I'm sure you are all breathlessly waiting to learn which wonderful entry took the prize in the Battle of the Beltway Babes...
May I have a drum roll, please?
Congratulations, Shallow Gal! You are the first place winner. And, here's your prize:
[Yes, I'm assuming you want the Prize Package which includes the jelly bean pooping reindeer. ]
The second prize goes to Ellen:
Both entries were seriously fabulous. Srsly. I don't know how those of you who voted could make a decision. Beltway Babes, maybe we can get together for a Happy Hour soon and I can personally deliver your prize packages? Email me: environy (at) gmail (dot) com and we can coordinate!
In other exciting news, pottery class was an exercise in non-productivity. All I did was trimming. And two things I've made weren't even ready to trim. So, I trimmed a vase, which I've turned into a flower pot (meaning I carved a small hole in the bottom), and I trimmed the canister. The lid actually fits! Sort of ... It's a little loose, but the instructor says that once it is glazed it will be a tighter fit. YAYZ. I forgot to take photos, so you'll have to wait until everything is glazed in a few weeks.
So far, I have made: 2 mugs (waiting for bisque firing), one vase (waiting for bisque firing), one flower pot (waiting for bisque firing), one canister (waiting for bisque firing), and two serving dishes (waiting to be trimmed).
I need to get busy and start cranking out some more stuff ... with lids!
More later. *smooches*