Christmas is right around the corner, and our chicks are in their final weeks of the semester at college. Last week we put together a 12 Days of Christmas Hanger Tree for each of them, to add a little holiday spirit to their dorm rooms. Since the accompanying decorations will be wrapped up with little treats, it’ll also make their countdown to winter break more festive and tasty! These three-tiered coat-hanger trees are compact, whimsical, and best of all, easy to assemble in an afternoon. Plus, you can adapt them for different decorative Continue reading →
My book club just had our annual meeting where we all bring a book to propose as a pick for the new year. After everyone presents their book choice and we decide what month it will be for. Then I put together a simple bookmark for the club members. Continue reading →
Spring has finally sprung here in PA, along with all the flowers, pollen, rain and allergies. Despite Cass’s current stuffy head, and Tina’s cold from a couple of weeks ago, we’re focusing on all the positives! Here are some favorites from last month…
Tina’s forsythia bushes really popped in April – and just in time for the big Easter party! In Cass’s backyard, Medusa (the wisteria vine enveloping her pergola), is strutting her stuff as well.
My husband calls me a “rule-follower”. As if that’s a bad quality to have?? c(-; But when it comes to crafting, I definitely like to meander outside the lines and do my own thing. You might have noticed that tendency play out on my vision boards from the last two years. For the 2018 party, I took my cue from the picture of Cass’s inspiration board that came with her invitation – a pretty array of the sorts of things we might want to focus on for our own boards. She had drawn it out on a chalkboard, and it looked terrific. (She has beautiful penmanship!) The night of the party, I brought my own chalkboard and chalk pens so I could design a reusable board that would be easy to change from year to year. Continue reading →