I was cleaning out a drawer and off to the side were scarves. They got dumped on the floor to be sorted with the sweaters and t-shirts. While I was folding them I thought pretty colors. It is a shame I don't use them. Hmmm.... That thought lead me to the dining room table and … Continue reading Simple things – Scarf, Table and Runner
I enjoy doing crafts. I'm not great at it, but there is something about using my hands and creating that brings me joy. I think it is getting into the flow or moment and nothing else matter. I grew up with a mother who could turn her hand at ANYTHING. Seriously. There was always yarn, … Continue reading Simple Things – easy headbands
I grew up with a mother who could turn her hand at anything. I have doilies, mittens and a beautiful crochet tablecloth for starters. FYI I'm not as handy. I also have her chrome and linoleum kitchen table and chair set. Currently I'm using the table as my desk. The chairs needed to be recovered. … Continue reading Simple Things – no sew slip covers
I like to do crafts. There has always been a sort of zen time for me when crafting. Being in the moment and just creating. I'm usually never tied to the end results as I know it won't be perfect and frankly perfectionism can be a creativity killer. So when a friend suggested we try … Continue reading Painting Dot Mandalas
I brought three cards last year in Ireland. They were 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. So, needless to say, not your standard size. I didn't want to pay a fortune for framing so had the sizes written down in pursue and some times even the cards. For months I mulled over how to frame … Continue reading Framing an odd size print
We are finally having a run of summer weather on the east coast. After a brutal winter and a non-existent spring the warmer weather is much appreciated! Wanda and I decided to do inexpensive summer wreaths for Love The Home You Have challenge "welcome home". I live in a condo/apartment so my front door opens up into a … Continue reading Summer wreath – a twist
I am not a DIY person by any means but I do like to use my hands and create. When I am crafting or writing it is like a Zen moment. I enjoy the process, regardless of the results, and it is definitely time spent in the moment. So I'm always looking for the next fun thing … Continue reading Original art????