Knee deep in basket photos…

I’m back home and back to work. Today’s priority? Organizing all of Mr. Basketmaker’s photos! What a job, let me tell you.

There’s thousands of photos in various folders within more folders and not only on my computer but Eric’s as well.

And then there’s different sizes and versions for proposals, print and web. Not to mention on the duplicates and triplicates we have.

It’s a project that’s been on my ‘To Do’ list for years. But I need to get it done because Eric and I are putting together a large portfolio book of all his baskets. Our goal is to finish today, before midnight!

If I don’t make our self-imposed deadline, it will probably go on my lengthy ‘To Do’ list and stay there until next year…

Busy in the Workshop

While outside walking with my camera, I snapped this pic of Mr. Basketmaker through the workshop’s big old picture window. He was still busy working while the sun set, getting ready for North Carolina Convention…

Looks like he’s removing dried rims from their molds and looking up at the tv to catch the evening news. Multitasking…

A Basket Without a Name

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About six months ago, Eric created this little basket and only a few students were able to make it—his special “ginuea pig group.” He’s thinking of offering it as a basket to teach however, it still has no name.

Mr. Basketmaker usually comes up with titles instantly. Today he told me to name this basket.

LittleRingsandThingsSnapshotSo I decided to delegate and texted this quick pic to my mom and put her in charge of the task.

What did she come up with? Petite Star. I texted back “No. Keep trying.”

She then texted back “Treasure Catcher.” I typed back “How about Wish Catcher because it’s small?” She replied “No, I like treasure catcher better.”

Her other ideas: Wish Upon a Star, Little Dipper, Rings & Things, Tiny Treasure

After a bit more of back and forth I ran all the ideas by Mr. Basketmaker and he settled with…

Little Rings & Things” with the intention of making a larger version titled simply “Rings & Things.”

Thanks Mom! Now onto another basket to name…