Words to love by

Words to love by

I haven’t shared this until now, but my grandmom is dying. She is 87 and has more than a few things going on with her. I don’t want to go into detail–I do want to be respectful of her privacy after all–but I feel it’s safe to say that she is at home with hospice … read more

Guilty pleasures

Guilty pleasures

Guilty pleasures — those things we indulge in the that we don’t want anyone else to know about. Today, I’m laying myself bare. I am sharing a few of my guilty pleasures. These are things I indulge in sometimes (or more frequently than I care to admit) that I don’t really want the world to … read more

When a garden is more than a garden

When a garden is more than a garden

Even though I’m not having my own garden this season, my mind always turns to gardening this time of year. That’s probably why when I was recently catching up with my Facebook feed, this link about some of the coolest guerrilla gardens (sorry I don’t remember who shared it) jumped out at me. Guerrilla gardening, … read more

Goshdarnknit!

Goshdarnknit!

I was cruising around flickr–one of my fave things to do–when I came across the latest artwork by goshdarnknit (artist Rania Hassan). Rania is a mixed media fiber artist who combines knitting and painting in her work. Here are some pieces from her latest exhibition. I am smitten.

What you might not know about Mad Men

What you might not know about Mad Men

I’m sure you are aware that Mad Men Season 6 premiered on Sunday night. What you might not be aware of though is that there’s quite a few Mad Men paper doll sets on the Internet. There’s actually quite a lot–don’t ask how I know this. Click on the images to go to the originals. … read more

The Impermanence of Art

The Impermanence of Art

I came across this post the other day about the coffee art of a particular barista and it got me to thinking about all the impermanent art we experience. And I was thinking do we really appreciate how ephemeral so much art can be and does it even matter as long as we are experiencing … read more

Visions and a Roadtrip

Visions and a Roadtrip

I recently went to Baltimore on a C3 field trip. C3 is what we call our small women’s art and craft collective of 5 or so members. We get together periodically and create things–mostly we get together and talk about making shit though and talk about our lives, laugh and bitch in moan–all in equal … read more

Terrain and Easter Eggs

Terrain and Easter Eggs

With Easter fast approaching I went looking for some new Easter egg tutorials. I came across some gorgeous loveliness at Terrain. Terrain is a home + garden store and there is one in my backyard in Glen Mills, PA. My friend Kris and I are planning a trip there later this season (when it warms … read more

Thank you's and Paris

Thank you’s and Paris

I recently attended my uncle’s retirement dinner and my uncle and aunt put us up in their home. I thought a thank you note was in order for their wonderful hospitality. Luckily, I had these Paris in Color note cards on hand sent to me by the folks at Chronicle Books. Created by Nicole Robertson … read more

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