Fantastic Linens with just a Crayon?

I thought that it sounded too good to be true. I really did. How can you have awesome linens – tablecloths, napkins, placemats, pillowcases, and even bedsheets – without picking up so much as a needle and thread? But then I read a great little how-to book called Making Paper & Fabric Rubbings by Cecily […]

All This Talk of Chocolate Makes Me Think of Valentines

As I mentioned yesterday, tomorrow is National Chocolate Cake Day here in Canada. And I know that I, for one, am going to be ready to celebrate. I think that it was a genius idea – picking a non-descript, cold winter’s day in late January to celebrate something as enjoyable and smile-making as chocolate cake. […]

Baskets, Baskets and More Baskets!

As soon as I made the candy apples (mmmm!) yesterday, I got to thinking about plates and platters and baskets. After all, you need to put those candy apples in (or on) something… (unless you eat them before you give them, in which case, you don’t have to think plates, platters or baskets at all). […]

The Journey of the Rose… a path from inspiration to inspiration.

When I left yesterday I had only a pattern and an idea. It was a good idea…. but… My idea was that I would colour my circles to match the original cross stitch napkin. This, is a good idea. The hitch came in when I couldn’t decide what to apply colours with. Paint? Markers? Crayons? […]

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