While recent day temperatures here in Central Pennsylvania have been in the 50's - accompanied by cloudy skies (blaming that on the surrounding mountains), the promise of brighter days keeps me going. Spring has certainly sprung and it's a delight to see all the flowers and colors - daffodils, tulips, full-flowered forsythia bushes, and much… Continue reading A Return to Bag Making
Yes....it's been over two years since I've been here on the blog and to say that a lot has happened since then is quite an understatement after the butt-kicking 2020 we've all had, right? I'm delighted that there were still visits to the blog and it is my goal to stay and continue to share… Continue reading Happy for 2021
There is most certainly crafting fun to be had if you have elementary-school-aged kids. Valentine's Day is a big one for crafting, when the kids give each other cards, little treats, or with some creativity, a little something extra-special. Like.....Lovekins! What are Lovekins? They are soft, "furry" ball creatures with happy dispositions who love to… Continue reading Valentine Lovekins!
Let me share with you a simple way to add some fun decor to your home - for not much money at all and more importantly for much-enjoyed DIY and crafting time. Using some up cycled small picture frames and the right sized calendar pages to make an art display that's on-trend and super-cool! On… Continue reading Kitchen Wall Art
One of my most popular workshops is my succulent wreath workshop where we take succulent cuttings and plant them in moss on a wreath frame. While succulents are easy to grow, living here in the Northeast makes it quite a challenge to keep them in their best form due to less sunlight and varying seasons,… Continue reading Succulent Wreath Revival
For the past several weeks, planning this year's offerings in floral design & botanical arts have been heavily on my mind....as is customary at the close of a year and into the new one, I suppose. While my goal is always to come up with fresh and on-trend ideas, it's a joy to offer prior… Continue reading A Look Back at 2017’s Workshops
During our long holiday break, we weren't going to pass up the time for some crafting, so we made fairies! I had actually made these very same fairies as a giveaway item for one of my daughter's birthday parties years ago. Visiting the local craft store is extra fun when you have a specific project… Continue reading Fairy Friends