Scaredy Cat!/SOLD

It’s the time of year for grinning pumpkins, rubber spiders, and small monsters roaming the streets.  For candy corn, caramel apples, and dentist’s nightmares.  Yes, it’s Halloween time. Only as an adult (thanks… Continue reading

Stay cool (eat ice cream)

Keeping cool: Summer Colors selection

I love the blog Poppytalk for all the handmade shopping, design and DIY ideas.  When the challenge came out last week for Poppytalk 2011 Summer Colors I gleefully submitted images that exemplified the… Continue reading

Joys of Summer

Everything you ever wanted to know about Sock Monkeys…

Check out “A Chip Off the Old Sock” by Linzee over on the Etsy Blog Storque for the historical background on sock monkeys, their perennial fascination to collectors, and why crafters find them… Continue reading

Fun, Fun, Fundraising!

Hats off to all the people in the world who do things for the causes they believe in — who pledge to walk, run or bike in a great, cheerful display of support,… Continue reading

A Fabled Attic First! Shamrock makes Treasury!

I’m so thrilled that one of the pot o’ gold shamrocks has been included in a Treasury collection — Luck of the Irish — by CherriKissBlackHeart! If you want this Luck of the… Continue reading

Leprechaun love

I opened my sewing box and there was a stash of golden sequins sparkling up at me, like a leprechaun’s pot o’ gold.  Out came the needle and thread, and the next thing… Continue reading