My birthday was this month. My husband agonized over what to get me (I am not an easy person to shop for.) Ultimately, he came up with some great gifts: a printing plate for an old root beer ad. The guys at Hound Dog Press are going to run a copy of it for me, so I can see how well it prints before I try using it on fabric.

He also located two very personable mannequin busts for me to display my scarves and jewelry. I haven’t gotten the girls decked out in my wares yet, but I had to show you guys my new scarf models. These photos are from 2023 Antiques, where he first laid eyes on them and decided he would help me get ahead. (Sorry, couldn’t help it.)