Tag Archives: Crafts

Gift #1045: Christmas Thoughts

Boy I’ve really fallen off the blogging bandwagon.  It’s been a while since I’ve last had time to sit down and think about writing a post.  Days have been filled to capacity with activity since mid-autumn and there’s still a … Continue reading

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Gift #924: Vintage Postcards

Whew!  Well December is really in full steam isn’t it?  Between making gifts, cards, baking, social events, and working, it’s been a busy month!  I haven’t had much time to take any pictures, so rather than show you more fall … Continue reading

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Gift #910: Ravens

Ravens have captured the imagination of people for millennia.  The reasons why are multi-faceted and I think trying to pinpoint them robs us and the ravens of the mysterious bonds  between us. The sounds of a raven’s call or the … Continue reading

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Gift #903: Cauldron Cowls and other Halloween treats

“Double double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble” My Halloween package has made its way to the recipient, so it’s time to show you what I put together for her.  I’m still overwhelmed by what my sweet swap … Continue reading

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Gift #766: Plainfield Library

Last month I received an email from the owner of my local yarn store asking if some of our knitters would like to submit some finished pieces to the Plainfield Library for a fiber arts display!  I was surprised and … Continue reading

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Gift #702: Autumn thanks card

Today was “World Cardmaking Day”.  Did you know there was such a thing?  I was informed of it this morning courtesy of an email releasing new stamps in honor of the day.  Well, with such a day as this, nothing … Continue reading

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Gift #690: Snail mail

I thought today I’d share some cards I made recently.  These are winging their way to Ohio for Operation Write Home.  They collect handmade cards to send overseas to those serving in our military so that they have a supply … Continue reading

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Gift #656: Yarn Store

Today I visited a yarn store.  I had not been in one since the trip to Denver (other than one week for knit night) and that’s a very long stretch for me.  I was rather in withdrawal and in desperate … Continue reading

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GIft #612: Earth Day

Happy Earth Day everyone!  I hope you all were able to spend some time today enjoy the beauty of creation.  There’s a brand new tree spending the night in the garage (it’s supposed to frost tonight) and it will be … Continue reading

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Gift #587: “Dreaming of Spring” Cards

“When all the world appears to be in a tumult, and nature itself is feeling the assault of climate change, the seasons retain their essential rhythm. Yes, fall gives us a premonition of winter, but then, winter, will be forced … Continue reading

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