I haven't posted on here lately. My goal at the beginning of the year was to keep myself honest about creating/getting outdoors by blogging about it. Things have slid a little, though. With everything being such a whirlwind of busy-ness, I opted to skip the blogging time and just focus on the being creative, getting… Continue reading Escaping Dormancy
Every year I plan on making Valentine's Day cards for my family and my students. Most years that falls pretty short of my goal. This year I briefly entertained the idea but decided I didn't have the time or the resources. Then, the evening of the 13th, my boyfriend lamented he had not bought cards… Continue reading I (heart) Art!
This time of year is deceptive. I keep wanting winter months to be a satisfying mix of quiet, snuggly introspection combined with romping around outdoors in the snow. However, what usually happens is suddenly I have a ton of things on my plate that have to get taken care of while, in the meantime, my body… Continue reading Things Get Busy
The "barm" is still leveling up to bread dough, it is now in the "firm starter" stage. Tomorrow I'll finish all the various steps of kneading and rising before actually baking the bread. I worked more on some needle felting this weekend, as well. I tried making another bird, it is smaller but just as… Continue reading Works in Progress
I am perhaps more giddy about this than I should be but I'm delighted with how this turned out. Still a beginner's effort but it is cute!
I love going to craft fairs. I love making crafts. Mostly my craftiness tends towards pencil or paint related mediums, venturing out occasionally to Sculpey/Fimo creations. Sometimes when I go to craft fairs I see things and I think "I could do that." Often I acknowledge that while I could, I won't bother to make… Continue reading Fuzzy