Sew a Clothesline Bowl

Holding Bowl

Clothesline bowls have been trending for awhile now and, while I was intrigued by them, I was also a little scared of them. I thought they might be hard to make. Turns out I was so very wrong! They are really a snap to make and they are very much as addicting as people say.Continue Reading

Weekend Meditation

Liv Jumping at Cannon Beach

Make a Vacation Memories Photo Frame

Frame Photo 1

Travel is a really important part of my life. Aside from the adventure it brings, I also feel that travel brings my family closer. There's something about being in a strange place, with only each other to really depend on, that reminds us why we love each other so much. I tend to keep vacationContinue Reading

Weekend Meditation

Cannon Beach Tide Pools

Sewing Basics

LB July Needlecase Photo 2

Some say basic sewing knowledge is disappearing from the the general public. They say that people can't sew a button or make basic repairs to clothes and fabrics. It's disappearing right beside basic cooking skills. What do you think? I think that there are definitley fewer people who can cook from scratch or sew aContinue Reading

Summer Clutch with Faber Castell

Summer Clutch

Summer is speeding by this year for me. We are in the process of selling our home in Southern California and buying a new one in the Pacific Northwest. Needless to say, that means no vacation for us this year. But the years I do on vacation, I am always challenged about the number ofContinue Reading

Girls’ Craft Night

Deflecto Beauty Shot-Final

The designers at Designer Craft Connection are at it again! This month, Deflecto asked us to create a celebration using their 3 Tier Dessert Stand, Beveled Frame, and Versagrip Double Clip Sign Holder I was really excited about this challenge because I've been coveting the dessert stand since I saw it at CHA in January!Continue Reading

Hand Lettering (for cheaters)

Joy(ful) Wall Art 1

I have a confession to make. I love the hand lettering trend, but I am terrible at it. And yes, I know I could practice, but I don't want to. So instead I spend my time finding ways to get the same look by taking shortcuts. As many of you know, I am on theContinue Reading

Happy 4th of July

July 4th Bike Basket Beauty Shot

  Hope you have a safe and happy July 4th!

America the Beautiful Plant Stake

July 4th Patriotic Plant Stake

One of the easiest ways to decorate for holidays is to use decorative plant stakes in your outdoor pots. They are easy to interchange and they look so darn cute, don't they? For the July 4th holiday, I created a unique string art piece. Supplies: Bucilla String Creations Stitch Blank-Map Craft paint in red, white,Continue Reading