Tuesday, September 22, 2009


The reason CATS are here....is to remind us to slow down!
I have posted pictures of Big Boy, who is my studio cat, and here is Mr. Kitty, who owns my bed. He will occasionally move over and let me sleep there too, but there are mornings when I wake up and find my head flat on the bed, and Mr. Kitty, curled up right in the middle of my pillow.

Monday, September 21, 2009


October is almost here...and I am in the busiest time of the year. I spent all weekend re-doing the shop for my Halloween Show. Nothing could be more fun! I got a bolt of cheap black tulle at the flea market last April, and now I know why! So that I could drape it all over everything in my shop for Halloween! It gives a spooky beautiful shadow to everything. I love Halloween because it has an edge to it, and you can play with the dark and light of it. Besides, orange is my favorite color!
But I have been also working hard on books, and am sending out 35 books tomorrow - this means I will have finished and delivered almost 140 books! I am planning on finishing up and sending out all books through #200 by Oct. 30.
My Halloween show in Port Costa is Fri. and Sa.t Oct. 9 & 10, from 10 - 4 each day. See you there!

Friday, September 11, 2009


Just wanted to add a few more pictures of things I am working on for my fall shows...

September is Here

So in between book making I am working on Halloween and Christmas things - I have several new lines out that I hope will bring a little magic into our lives. My favorite is the Theatre Line - I am posting some pictures of some of the figures and theatre cut outs. There are also boxes, cards and tags coming soon, all of which will be at my Christmas Open House (dates below).

Also, with the help of my friends, I finally have a real website!!! the address is: www.wendyaddisonstudio.com
and there is an on line cataloque with pictures!!!

Here is a schedule of my upcoming shows:
Oct. 7,8 -- Christmas Show at Roger's Gardens, Corona del Mar, Ca
Oct. 9,10 -- My Halloween Show at the Theatre of Dreams in Port Costa
Oct. 15 -- Halloween Trunk Show at Tinsel Trading in NYC
Nov. 7 --Christmas Trunk Show at Iron Dog in Fremont, Ca.
Nov. 27, 28, My Big Christmas Show at my shop in Port Costa, Ca.

Gift Shows!

August just flew by - I spent most of it doing trade shows (see picture of the booth as Marcia, Monica and I were setting up for the SF gift show), so I lost a whole month in the workshop. Now I am back to working on books (as well as getting ready for my Fall Open Houses). I thank my book buyers again for their patience - you are, each and every one of you, an angel. My goal is to have every book finished and delivered by the end of November!

And, I have signed up to teach several classes at a symposium of artists and designers this coming April. I am very excited - there will be many high powered artists there and a very high energy atmosphere! It is put on by Mary Engelbreit of Home Companion magazine, and will be in St. Louis. More information can be found on her web site.

ALSO, please check out the latest (Oct) issue of Country Living, for a two page spread on my studio! I will be adding another post tonight with times and dates for my upcoming open houses.