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Old 2007-07-30, 6:29pm
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Default This is why I highly suggest taking a Smiley class!

Whoo hooo..... blood sweat and tears! (of joy of course!)

Thanks Brent, I could never have gotten this far without YOU!
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Old 2007-07-30, 6:36pm
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Old 2007-07-30, 6:41pm
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cools awesome.

I checked his website and didn't see classes listed. I only got to say hi to him at the gathering as I found him at closing saturday as I got tied up talked to to many people.

anyone got a listing of his classes?
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Old 2007-07-30, 6:47pm
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Jokers... he's going to be in Illinois after January 2008.
I'll be in that class of course.
Why not make a weekend out of it and come on over.
It'll be at Mari Johnson's studio Blue Fire Beads in New Lenox IL.


Thanks for the compliments everyone. I'm real REAL excited.
I spent about 3 hours and several attempts to get this right. This was probably about the 7th heart that finally turned out. lol
Ebay? Yeah probably because my computer died and I need $$ to raise a new one... but it's really hard for me to part with things I learned in classes when I finally get them THIS right. Know what I mean... it's kind of a sentimental thing! But... I'll be no good for my customers without a computer. Hah!
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Old 2007-07-30, 7:04pm
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Holy crap Jo-Jo! You've made me REALLY proud! I can't take all the credit, because I show lots of students the same things I showed you... but you have taken it in and grasp the boro like nobodies business. You really should be proud of yourself. Thanks so much for being a friend as well. I can't wait to see you again!

PS- I hope it fetches a million dollars, because it really should go way up! That heart rocks!
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Old 2007-07-30, 7:10pm
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I swear... I gotta tell ya I've got tears running down my frigging face.

Whodathunkit? Lol

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Now I really really can't wait till Oct!
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Old 2007-07-30, 7:37pm
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Jokers... he's going to be in Illinois after January 2008.
I'll be in that class of course.
Why not make a weekend out of it and come on over.
It'll be at Mari Johnson's studio Blue Fire Beads in New Lenox IL.


Thanks for the compliments everyone. I'm real REAL excited.
I spent about 3 hours and several attempts to get this right. This was probably about the 7th heart that finally turned out. lol
Ebay? Yeah probably because my computer died and I need $$ to raise a new one... but it's really hard for me to part with things I learned in classes when I finally get them THIS right. Know what I mean... it's kind of a sentimental thing! But... I'll be no good for my customers without a computer. Hah!
January, that is so far away though, that's like over 5 months from now. lol

Yeah I might be able to do that. It is only an 8 hour drive for me.

Where can I find more information on Mari Johnson's studio Blue Fire Beads?

Also I check on mr. smiley’s website again and his calendar doesn’t show any class dates. Do you think I sould just email and ask for a class information?
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Old 2007-07-30, 7:50pm
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Hiya again!
I am going to Open Torch at Mari's studio on Friday night.
I will get all the information, dates, etc. (I don't think it's up on her website yet) I think it's www.bluefirebeads.com

She is a member here on LE and her username is marijohnson

cool, so I actually might get to meet you too! Sweet!

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January, that is so far away though, that's like over 5 months from now. lol

Yeah I might be able to do that. It is only an 8 hour drive for me.

Where can I find more information on Mari Johnson's studio Blue Fire Beads?

Also I check on mr. smiley’s website again and his calendar doesn’t show any class dates. Do you think I sould just email and ask for a class information?
I highly recommend his class, Angelique and I drove about 10 hours from Dallas to KC to take it a couple months ago. The best way to find out where he will be teaching is to check the Classes forum here, or to give him a PM. I am not sure if he has access to his website email.

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Whoo hooo..... blood sweat and tears! (of joy of course!)

Thanks Brent, I could never have gotten this far without YOU!
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thud!!!!!!!!!!
my goodness Jo-Jo that is one awesome heart, unbelievablie pretty!
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Old 2007-07-31, 5:01am
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Fabulous colors Jo-Jo!!! Nice glasswork too!

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I know he'll be in VA in Oct. He's teaching at Cosmo's shop.
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Old 2007-07-31, 6:07am
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Nancy, I'm so excited for you... you are going to LOVE this class!
LOVE it!

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Old 2007-07-31, 6:10am
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Hey, I would like to throw this heart up on ebay today because I really am desperately selling everything to purchase a new computer... what do you think a good starting price for this is?
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Old 2007-07-31, 7:01am
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WOOHOOO!!
That is absolutely amazing Jo!
Congratulations and WOW I will have to take a Smiley class!!!
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Obviously everyone you ask will give you a different answer, but I sell hearts like that for $25.
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If I sold that heart for $25.00 after what I went through to make it, I think I'd have a heart attack! lol

Thanks though, Cosmo, I appreciate the input.
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I'm hoping Mr Smiley can make it out here (Oakland) for Gathering 2008! What a wonderful heart, truly lyrical in flight!

Kudos to the Grasshopper and Master!
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Excellent heart. Gorgeous colors, lovely shape, great wings.

And best of all -- the next ones will be just as good, and easier and faster!
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The wings are super fantastic!!

BRENT! When are you coming to STL and teach???
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I sell hearts like that for $75 +

It's a really nice one Jo-Jo, it should go for at least that! I keep coming back to look at it. You did an amazing job!
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Outstanding!!! What the heck color is that? Wing are hard! Very nice job! Are there any tutroials out there to do the wings like you have done them? I've been at it all day, and still can't get the results I want. And I don't have Mr. Smiley's help.
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It's a really nice one Jo-Jo, it should go for at least that! I keep coming back to look at it. You did an amazing job!
Yeah, but you can get that for them. I can't. If I put a price over $25 on anything, it doesn't sell...
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Outstanding!!! What the heck color is that? Wing are hard! Very nice job! Are there any tutroials out there to do the wings like you have done them? I've been at it all day, and still can't get the results I want. And I don't have Mr. Smiley's help.
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lol, well it doesn't hurt that I had won a 2 hour personal instruction class with Smiley last year and had him all to myself!

All it is is white and amber purple!

Believe me, it's whatever your muse has in store for you that day.
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