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why I'm not getting much jewelry made

About this design:

My work table has been appropriated by my furry friends.


Ramblin' Dan, Nikolai, beads and tools.

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  1. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Too cute!

  2. Asia
    Asia says:

    They sure are enjoying it, love the expression of the black and white, must be Nikolai :D

  3. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    LMBO! The one on the right looks like “touch my beads…make another necklace and I’ll scratch you!!”

  4. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    I have an orangey like the sleeping one! He can be a real jerk. Lol! Kitties + Deep Carpets kept me from jewelry for 6 years, I’m so happy my current place has no carpet! (Plus, my fiance distracts the furry ones.)

  5. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    I love it.

  6. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Mary, what delightful “supervisors” you have! LOL Obviously, Nikolai is officially in charge, while Ramblin’ Dan appears to be on his break…..LOL ;)

  7. gembeans
    gembeans says:

    I know the feeling of having the furballs in charge of the beading schedule!! Somehow I managed to end up with three: Princess,who is exactly that and must be treated as such and the two little, ones Hashbrown and Pumpkin Pie (8mos.) are buck wild and continually into everyting like 3 year olds! (All found and named by my grandson.) I could not imagine a day without them! Oh, except for yesterday when one of them decided to dispose of their half digested dinner into a newly purchased bag of beads! Yea, that was a fun clean up…never a dull moment!

  8. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    I just couldn’t bear to disturb them!
    Nikolai (grey & white) is not the fearsome creature he appears in this picture. His paw is raised b/c he’s washing his face, and the camera flash gave him devil-eyes.
    Love the names Hashbrown and Pumpkin Pie!

  9. NY Bella
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  10. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Nicolai is giving everyone a cat scan!

    Pumpkin Pie and Hashbrown. Love the names! … Several years ago I had a cat named Pepperoni and I had a friend with a gorgeous classic pattern silver tabby named Cellar Door. What ever happened to the normal names like Fluffy or Sassafras? :D

  11. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I would much rather cuddle with your cuties than bead any day! :) Love all the kitties and the fun names!!!

  12. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    You gals are a hoot. LMBO! :D

  13. Frida
    Frida says:

    Beautiful kitty co-workers you have Eeka Mouse :D

  14. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Ramblin’ Dan was a foster. He was adopted last Saturday by a woman who adores him.

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    Karil D says:

    I know the feeling! My cat does exactly the same thing. Finally, she is learning to sit off to the side, but close enough. Her coat is like a swiffer.
    I find all kinds of beads embedded into her coat. I shake her up a bit, and I replenish my bead supply!.

  16. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Karil, too funny!

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    Lucinda A says:

    I know what you mean. I have an adorable tabby cat who loves to get on my work desk and look our the window. Then he lays down on my jewelry stuff. I have cleared off a corner of my desk just for him.


  18. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    How cute! :)

  19. Kraftycat aka Fern
    Kraftycat aka Fern says:

    Definitely understand your dilemma! My momma’s boy, Bailey, must have my attention when I try to work in my studio and will lay down on my lap.(Of course, I have to rub his belly! How can I not? :) ) I also have a few other furry helpers – Bono and Geordi. They love to find “lost” beads and play with them. I am the spoil-sport who has to stop all the fun to recover their new “toys”.

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