The Ridler sisters, Suzie, Jamie and Shannon, discuss their creative projects, from challenges to celebrations, and support each other's creative lives.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

February 6, 2016



Shannon

Happiness at IKEA with Jamie, what a great day. They had ALL the items I wanted. Then we got to have a nice lunch. It was a huge relief to get this part of the move sorted, and I can't wait to share more. I feel so happy!!


Suzie

I walked all the way to the library in the pouring rain and stopped by a beef noodle house to pick up some soup for lunch. We also went to see Pride & Prejudice & Zombies last night and it rocked!

Friday, February 5, 2016

February 5, 2016

Jamie

It was so wonderful to host the first ever studio forum yesterday. What a joy to be in creative conversation with such generous creatives about how they journal, why and more. It was a lively and fun hour that led to many great ideas and possibilities!


Shannon

The move is getting closer and closer!! Yesterday was a lot of finalizing, and here are the FINAL paint colours! When I see them in pictures they seem so light, but in the apartment they are perfect.



Suzie

Thursdays are awesome but tough. I have clay class and then D&D. I tried quitting D&D but I just couldn't do it. I really enjoy this group and I get the night off of making dinner. My friend Reuben used his 3D printer to print this base out for me and then I gave him the funds to pick up a female Tiefling! They are extremely hard to find, especially ones that aren't offensive. She isn't a sorcerer but she is damn cool.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

February 4, 2016

Jamie

Well, I didn't get a great picture but I did have a great evening at the 5-year celebration night at choir. We sang I'm on Fire by Bruce Springsteen - and also Happy Birthday to Choir ;)


Shannon

I am going to miss waking up with kittens on me! Only a few more sleeps until moving, I can't quite believe it.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

February 3, 2016

Jamie 

Justin and I had a lovely gentle day to celebrate our anniversary. It was so nice to sleep in a bit and just hang out all day! We went out to dinner at local spot and were surprised to have a wonderful time listening to a banjo performance!
 

Shannon

Not the best lighting, but it's my pick for a pic because I got out to the movies. Things are going to get crazy busy, but since I was out and about I thought I might as well take the opportunity to see something before I get to the moving and shifting and settling and painting and cleaning and... and... which will be what is I am sure going to keep me busy for quite some time.


Suzie

My friend Kris and I went to another thrift store for some treasure hunting and found a few more items! It was a fun day out but I think I over-did it. Gotta rest up a bit.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

February 2, 2016

Jamie

To celebrate our wedding anniversary Justin and I took two days off to spend together. There's so much going on it really was hard to completely unplug but we did have a wonderful breakfast down in the beach and a great walk along the boardwalk.


Shannon

Mail day! I was so excited to receive this in the mail today, Marina sent it to me as she upgraded to the super-dooper collectors edition. I guess now I have no excuse not to finish the first season.


Monday, February 1, 2016

February 1, 2016

Jamie 

It was so great to get back to Art Day! Shannon and I are already having a great time with Carla's year-long Y is for Yellow class. We're in "B" which is about the colour blue. It was really interesting to work in layers with watercolours. Lots of learning going on!


Shannon

It was nice to have an Art Day Sunday with Jamie this week! This layering value study was really interesting and I learned a lot about my own preferences while we worked on them. Amazing how having the time to wait between layers turns into interesting art making discussions.


Suzie

My friend Kris and I decided to try and sell some stuff online and maybe at flea markets. I just picked up this gorgeous retro high quality resin bangle which I can't sell online because of the height but maybe at a flea market. It's the first time I have been excited about anything in a long time. I'm even thinking about getting back to making stuff myself.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Rewind: January 31, 2016

Jamie

In honour of Mom's birthday, I thought I would rewind to what was clearly a happy time for all of us!



Suzie


I honoured Mom's birthday yesterday with getting a smoked meat with sauerkraut burger when I went out to lunch with a friend after hanging out at Value Village.