I had a good day cutting yesterday. My Christmas box is once again well on its way and I should be able to finish at least the cutting part by today. I am very happy with that and it will mean that I can button up these magazine project submissions for this issue.
While I have been working on my submissions, Keith has been doing some designing of new patterns for the site. It is great to have a partner because between the two of us, we are able to keep a pretty good flow of new items up on the site. A couple of weeks ago when he was working on his submissions for the magazine, I was able to provide the site with several new candle trays. This time Keith is in the spotlight on the site with several new word plaques and another addition to his Self-Framing Leaf Bordered Wildlife Plaque series, which has been extremely popular.
This time, he made a Lynx:
I think it is a great addition to this series, and love the way it came out.
He also made some more word art plaques. These have been really popular too. As an expansion on his Bible quote series, he added this design:
He also started a new word art series which are more contemporary plaques. There are three so far in this series, and for those who love to cut lettering, they are fun and really nice.
He is selling the patterns for these plaques both individually and in a set.
All in all, I think it is a pretty nice addition to what we have on the site. There are many positive things about having two people working together. It is at this time that I think our differences are really a benefit to both of us. By having two of us working and designing, we bring two different perspectives to our business and that allows us to appeal to a broader audience. I realize that it isn’t always easy to find a partner that is suitable in so many ways, but I am fortunate to have Keith here to contribute so much to the business and my life.
Even though it is “Sheila Landry Designs”, I like to refer to us as “Team Sheila Landry” and I share every bit of success with Kieth. Together we are able to accomplish some wonderful things.
I wish you all a wonderful Friday! For those of you in the States, I hope you have a wonderful long weekend and take time to enjoy yourselves and reflect and have fun.
-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"