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So how is this possible?

Well there is a back story and I won't bore you with the intimate details but I did get the house.  Just not for the initial purpose of gallery and studio.  My mother will live in it instead.

Now here is the rub.

I have to renovate, remodel, and rebuild all of it.  Yes, G-D makes it to rain on the just and the unjust and where I sit in that is of little concern.

The reason for all this lovely destruction and construction?  One word.  Termites.  Yes, the ravenous little critters made a meal of the place in times past and the patch jobs were bandaids and cosmetics.  I now get to deal with them.

*le sigh*

Getting repair parts in the form of wood studs, nails, insulation (there was *NONE), house wrap, caulking, construction adhesive, sheathing, drywall, tape, mud, and a framing gun are... Pricy.  And this doesn't cover windows, floors (yes, they ate that, too), subflooring (if the floor got nommed, so did everything else), joists, baseplates, the list keeps going and going and going.  {repeat sigh here}

So it looks like I have to sell stuff.  The reads as stuff I have made that is sitting at *my* house and needs to find a good home.  Here's the deal.  I got quite a few items in the form of teeshirts (MoonSurfer), linoprints, art cards, and originals.  I have quite a few crochet hooks, pins and sticks in a variety of material as well.

If you are interested in buying art, note me.  If you are interested in buying a crochet hook, pin, or hair stick, not me.  If you are interested in commissioning me for a OOAK item, note me.

That's about all I can say for right now.

  • Mood: Tired
  • Listening to: the hum of Pandora's fans
  • Reading: what I am typing
  • Watching: the monitor to catch any errors
  • Playing: nothing as I am typing
  • Eating: nothing
  • Drinking: water


Yonaka Yamako
United States
Been there, done that, got the tee-shirt AND I BURNED IT!

I'll fill this in when I come up with something I think appropriate or clever.... In the meantime, it's what I do...

Current Residence: The badlands between the Twilight Zone and the Outer Limits
deviantWEAR sizing preference: What fits
Print preference: Sans Serif
Favourite genre of music: I have to pick?
Favourite photographer: The ones that take the cool piccies.
Favourite style of art: E: All of the above
Operating System: The 'O-N' button
MP3 player of choice: I don't think MPs want to be placed in cubes and rolled about...
Shell of choice: Anything with a thick enough mantle to carve.
Wallpaper of choice: Whatever is on my wall at the time.
Skin of choice: The one I have on.
Favourite cartoon character: Gertie the Dinosaur
Personal Quote: I have a pencil and I know how to use it.


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SurfTiki 4 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the support!
snuurg Mar 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
...and thanks again :)
My pleasure as always. :)
snuurg Mar 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for the fave :)
Narwhal-Blueberry Mar 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for all the +fav Hug 
My pleasure!  Awesome stuff you got in your gallery.  Especially the photos.
Peter-The-Knotter Feb 20, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
Thx for the fav on my little "Free-verse"
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