Status Reports & Other Ramblings / instant gratification


February Instant Gratification Monday signup post

This is the signup post for February's Instant Gratification Monday session! I will be doing simple custom work from approximately 10 am to 4pm on Monday, February 1st. I will be livetweeting the pieces as I make them - follow @wyrdingstudios on twitter for shiny picspam and other randomness!

If you can describe what you in one paragraph and I have the necessary materials in stock, I will make it for you! Simple is the operative word - I should be able to look at your request and immediately start working without having to ask for more information. Please be as specific as possible about what you want and how much you want to spend. (I am bad at mind-reading.)

As always, Instant Gratification is a choose-your-own budget adventure; there is a $5 minimum and a $50 maximum for these pieces, but I'm happy to work with you to create something lovely at any point in that range. Sometimes that means substituting glass for expensive stones, sometimes it means using a smaller stone - I'm good at finding ways to stay within any budget.

I will reply to your request with a link to a reserved-for-you listing in the store. I do ask that you either pay for your item or let me know that it's not to your liking within 48 hours. Any unpaid items will be made available to the general public on Friday, February 5th. Orders paid by 4pm Monday will ship Tuesday morning. 

Caveats and restrictions: I'm limited to the materials I have in stock (but since I stock over a thousand varieties of shiny objects, that's not much of a restriction) and I reserve the right to limit this to a maximum of 15 requests and one item per person, as well as to say "that needs to be a regular commission" for any requests that are too complex or time-consuming for this format. 

Requests are open as of now and will remain open until approximately 2pm on Monday or when we hit the 15-request cap, whichever comes first. Tell me what you'd like and how much you want to spend and I will do my best to make it for you. I will be working through requests in a roughly first-come, first-served basis.

 Please remember to check back on Monday to get your link! You can also tweet your request to @wyrdingstudios or email it to kythryne@wyrdingstudios.com.  Please DO NOT use Facebook messaging - I find that to be extremely unreliable and I would hate to miss your request because I don't see it in time.

Need inspiration? Take a look around the store, search the old website archive or browse through a decade of photos on Flickr.

(Photo by Brooklyn Logan/Mindful Mama.)

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new shinies!

Instant Gratification Monday is back! I will be making custom shinies from 10 am to 4 pm tomorrow. There are only 15 spots available, so sign up quickly - this will probably be the last session this year, and definitely the last before the holidays. 

There are quite a few new shinies on the website today, including lots of festive earrings, and $5 mystery earrings are available in every color of the rainbow for all your holiday stocking stuffer needs. 

 

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Instant Gratification Monday Signup

This is the signup post for November’s Instant Gratification Monday session! I will be doing simple custom work from approximately 10 am to 4pm on Monday, November 30th. I will be livetweeting the pieces as I make them - follow @wyrdingstudios on twitter for shiny picspam and other randomness!

If you can describe what you in one paragraph and I have the necessary materials in stock, I will make it for you! Simple is the operative word - I should be able to look at your request and immediately start working without having to ask for more information. Please be as specific as possible about what you want and how much you want to spend. (I am bad at mind-reading.) There is a $5 minimum and a $50 maximum for these pieces. 

I will reply to your request with a link to a reserved-for-you listing in the store. I do ask that you either pay for your item or let me know that it's not to your liking within 48 hours. Any unpaid items will be made available to the general public on Friday, December 4th. Orders paid by 4pm Monday will ship the same day.

Caveats and restrictions: I'm limited to the materials I have in stock (but since I stock over a thousand varieties of shiny objects, that's not much of a restriction) and I reserve the right to limit this to a maximum of 15 requests and one item per person, as well as to say "that needs to be a regular commission" for any requests that are too complex or time-consuming for this format. 

Requests are open as of now and will remain open until approximately 2pm on Monday or when we hit the 15-request cap, whichever comes first. Tell me what you'd like and how much you want to spend and I will do my best to make it for you. I will be working through requests in a roughly first-come, first-served basis.

 If you comment anonymously, please sign it with your name or initials and remember that I won't have any easy way to reach you, so check back later to get your link. You can also tweet your request to @wyrdingstudios or email it to kythryne@wyrdingstudios.com.  Please DO NOT use Facebook messaging - I find that to be extremely unreliable and I would hate to miss your request because I don't see it in time.

Need inspiration? Search the old website archive or browse through a decade of photos on Flickr.

(Photo by Brooklyn Logan/Mindful Mama.)

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July Instant Gratification signup post

This is the signup post for July's Instant Gratification session! I will be doing simple custom work from approximately 9 am to 5pm on Tuesday, July 7th. Please read this post carefully before placing your request, particularly the parts in bold.

If you can describe what you in ONE paragraph and I have the materials in stock, I will make it for you! I should be able to look at your request and immediately start working without having to ask for more information. Please be as specific as possible about what you want and how much you want to spend. (I am bad at mind-reading.) Requests that are missing necessary information will be moved to the back of the queue, which may result in them not being finished on Tuesday. 

There is a $10 minimum and a $50 maximum for this session. If you really loved something that was more expensive than you could ever afford, don't hesitate to ask if I can make something similar to it at a much lower price point - I won't be offended and I'm very good at finding ways to do exactly that. I firmly believe that handcrafted art should be accessible to everyone.

I will reply to your request with a link to a reserved-for-you listing in the store. I ask that you either purchase for your item or let me know that it's not to your liking within 48 hours. Any unpaid items will be made available to the general public on Friday, July 10th. All purchases must be made through the cart system on the web store, which accepts both credit cards and PayPal.

I reserve the right to limit this to a maximum of 20 requests and one item per person, as well as to say "that needs to be a regular commission" for any requests that are too complex, vague, or time-consuming for this format.

Requests are open as of now and will remain open until approximately noon on Tuesday or when we hit the 30-request cap, whichever comes first. Tell me what you'd like and how much you want to spend and I will do my best to make it for you. I will be working through requests in a roughly first-come, first-served basis.



You can comment below using a variety of login options, most of which will notify you by email when I respond to your comment. If you don't get an email by Tuesday night, please check back for your link.

Please DO NOT use Facebook messaging/comments, Twitter @s/DMs, or any other form of social media commenting/messaging to place requests! The ONLY way I will be taking requests for this session is in the comments on this blog post. (Unless if you are plotting a surprise for someone, in which case you you can email kythryne@wyrdingstudios.com.) My ADHD and I thank you.

(Need inspiration? New here and not sure what I make? Have a look at what's recently sold to see what I've been doing recently, search the 2003-2013 archive, or browse through ten years of photos on Flickr.)

 

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Instant Gratification Signup Post

SIGNUPS ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED! I have a few more requests to sneak in over the next few days; today was apparently the day that all the people I've been trying to get in touch with about Very Urgent Things decided they could finally all call me. All at once. *headdesk* But listings are up in the store if you're one of the pieces I didn't have to bump to tomorrow - thank you and enjoy!

This is the signup post for April's Name-Your-Price Instant Gratification session! I will be doing simple custom work from approximately 10 am to 6pm on Tuesday, April 14th. Please read this post carefully before placing your request, particularly the parts in bold text.


If you can describe what you in ONE paragraph and I have the necessary materials in stock, I will make it for you! Simple is the operative word - I should be able to look at your request and immediately start working without having to ask for more information. Please be as specific as possible about what you want and how much you want to spend. (I am bad at mind-reading.) Requests that are missing necessary information will automatically be moved to the back of the queue, which may result in them not being finished on Tuesday. 

There is a $5 minimum and a $50 maximum for these pieces. If you really loved something that was more expensive than you could ever afford, don't hesitate to ask if I can make something similar to it at a much lower price point - I won't be offended and I'm very good at finding ways to do exactly that. I firmly believe that handcrafted art should be accessible to everyone.

I will reply to your request with a link to a reserved-for-you listing in the store. I do ask that you either purchase for your item or let me know that it's not to your liking within 48 hours. Any unpaid items will be made available to the general public on Friday, April 17th. All purchases must be made through the cart system on the web store, which accepts both credit cards and PayPal.

I reserve the right to limit this to a maximum of 30 requests and one item per person, as well as to say "that needs to be a regular commission" for any requests that are too complex, vague, or time-consuming for this format.

Requests are open as of now/strong> and will remain open until approximately noon on Tuesday or when we hit the 30-request cap, whichever comes first. Tell me what you'd like and how much you want to spend and I will do my best to make it for you. I will be working through requests in a roughly first-come, first-served basis.



You can comment below using a variety of login options, most of which will notify you by email when I respond to your comment. If you don't get an email by Tuesday night, please check back for your link.

(Please DO NOT use Facebook messaging/comments, Twitter @s/DMs, or any other form of social media commenting/messaging to place requests! The ONLY way I will be taking requests for this session is in the comments on this blog post. (Unless if you are plotting a surprise for someone, in which case you you can email kythryne@wyrdingstudios.com.)

(Need inspiration? New here and not sure what I make? Have a look at what's recently sold to see what I've been doing recently, search the 2003-2013 archive, or browse through ten years of photos on Flickr.)

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