Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

  My Dear Creative Friends, Merry Christmas to each and every one! I’m so happy to be finished with treatments and to be home recuperating. This Christmas is extra special to our family as both my husband and I kicked cancer’s behind this year. We are so very fortunate that things happened the way they […]

12 Clay Pot Crafts

12 Clay Pot Crafts

  It’s about time for clay pots to go on sale. Lots of stores don’t want to hang on to them until planting season comes around again so they reduce them to move them out. Clay pots are a SUPER substrate for all sorts of craft projects. Not only that, even when they aren’t on […]

The Embroidery Floss Story

The Embroidery Floss Story

  I was working on a project yesterday and dumped out a big bag of embroidery floss from my stash. Warren came into the room and just started chuckling. You see, there is a story about that bag of floss. Back when we first became a blended family, I think it was the first Christmas we […]

Christmas Gift Card Tin and Ornament

Christmas Gift Card Tin and Ornament

  For the first time in a couple of years I’m crafting a little early for Christmas. And not just because  this Christmas gift card and tin ornament project is part of the latest Cousin Creative Circle assignment but because I’m actually excited about it. Perhaps the TRAUMA of working retail for 8 years is […]

Photo Sunday – Reader Photos

Photo Sunday - Reader Photos

  I love it when readers get inspired to create because of something they saw here. I posted reader photos few weeks ago of two super cute houses Darlene created inspired by my Forever Gingerbread House. Do you see the tiny Santa and reindeer on the roof?     You can see Darlene’s other houses […]

Thumbprint Cookies

Recipes: Thumb Print Cookies

  I remember my mom making thumb print cookies when I was wee little. I never understood why she called them “thumbprints” when she used the head of a round peg type clothes pin to make the well for the jam. Home made jam from the pantry make these cookies extra special.   Thumbprint Cookies […]