Tag: crafts

Christmas trees, musicals, and making a community

I’m taking a break from dinner preparations to get this post up.  I’m having a “Transplant to Seattle” Thanksgiving dinner today at my house, and I’m hosting a few of my co-workers and their spouses who also uprooted their lives this year and moved…

DIY: Christmas tree yo-yo garland

I love fabric yo-yos.  I’ve made them for years and I use them to make table covers and decorative throws.  I decided to use all my older yo-yos to make a garland for my Christmas tree, and I finally got it done tonight.

Precious Moments Cross Stitch Giveaway

I don’t cross stitch anymore due to carpal tunnel and other interests.  As a result, I’m giving things away! What I’m giving away:

Getting to know me – again

So back in 2003, I discovered MaryJanesFarm.  I stumbled upon the magazine at a Walmart in my hometown, bought it, and was hooked.  I still remember flipping through that issue, my heart in my throat over the gorgeous pictures and stories MaryJane shared in…

Sometimes I’m crafty!

Today I was looking for a good hiding place to shove a stack papers I didn’t feel like going through anytime soon and I stumbled upon a small quilt I made a few years ago.  I decided it to add it to my “vintage”…

A short tour –

So now that my dining room is complete, I thought I’d give a little tour since I have modern mixed with vintage and I really love the way it’s come together. First, here is the complete dining room from the view of the hallway….

A somewhat disjointed ramble…

Although it’s technically now Christmas Eve, it’s not officially Christmas Eve to me until I go to bed and wake up again.  In my world, it’s still Sunday.  Anyway, my mind is a disjointed jumble of thoughts and I feel like sharing them. The “War on…