The Pentacle

One of the things I tend to do right around Greater Sabbats (such as Samhain) is clean up my altar space. Full breakdown, clean everything

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The Octopus

This one has been on my to-do list since I began the Animal Guides series, and I had struggled with how to present a creature

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A minor detour

My lady is a part of the Ohio Renaissance Festival family, specifically, she portrays one of the Fiendish Sisters, Fizz Fiendish. As one of three

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New Series: Animal Guides

Getting started with the first completed design for the “Animal Guides” series. This series was inspired by the “Save the Bees” Protest Hex sign. The Bee sign is kind of a crossover, as it could be seen as an Animal Guide sign (please let me know if that is your intention, as I will do a slightly different blessing for that purpose!)

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Buzz Buzz Buzz

I decided to work on the Save the Bees design next, as it has gotten a lot of positive reaction. It’s cute, not quite so overtly political, and the colors are terrific.

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BLM Hexefus and interaction with the public

Since the Black Lives Matter movement was a primary motivator in my starting on this project (which morphed into a major new direction in my work/life balance!) I decided this should be the next set that I hand-paint for sale. As with all of the Protest Hex project, giving back is important. A portion of the profits from this will go to a local “bail fund” to support BLM protestors.

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Pride first

This design probably has the most feedback and interest, so I started with the Pride Magic hexefus design.  I am doing two sets of these to begin.

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New items on the way!

When I created my first set of hand-painted hex signs (for my own deck) I used a 1/8″ thick birch board from WoodPeckers Crafts. While this thickness is very nice, I found it difficult to find a good way to hang it. The stretchy plate holders I planned to use caused bowing, it was too thin to drill into, and the lightness caused some blowing in the wind.

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