DIY Sugar Scrub

I wrote a post about DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas that included a link to DIY Citrus Sugar Scrubs by Delia Creates, and I decided that since I really wanted to try to make some that I would mak... Read More

Decorating Tables

A couple weeks ago, our County Chamber of  Commerce held its annual awards banquet, and the company I work for always sponsors a table.  Sponsoring a table entails decorating the table, providing a ... Read More

Christmas Door Hanger

I usually hang a wreath on our door at Christmas, but  I saw an example of a painted wooden sign that looked like a giant ornament and wanted to try to make one for us.  I like the idea of startin... Read More

The Travel Journal

One of Tessa’s skills is that she is an artist – and at times she has had to leave Division’s Bridge to go paint portraits (Who schedules themselves to photograph a wedding on LARP ... Read More

Tessa’s Quiver

Tessa is expanding her skills, and as a result, I needed to make her a bow, arrows, and a quiver.  The LARP we participate in utilizes foam “boffing” weapons instead of realistic looking ... Read More

Convenience

One nice thing about knowing how to crochet it that there is always a cute hat you can put on when it’s cold and windy. Follow **At times you’ll find some affiliate links scattered within... Read More

Mimbres Pottery

I have been working on an independent ceramics class this term, focusing on the Mimbres people of what is now the Southwest United States – think the Mogollon Rim in Arizona.  This is some of t... Read More

Better Late Than Never

This weekend I have been at a scrapbooking retreat, and I finally started working on Emma’s high school scrapbooks.  Never mind that she graduates in two months. 😉  These retreats are fant... Read More