Thrift store projects: 70s table cloth

Posting this to set my intentions with my purchase and not become a hoarder. Love the crazy goldenrod and brown print. This small table cloth was handmade with a light handprinted backing was speaking to me as I was working this Saturday at the shop. One the hazards of volunteering at a thrift store. Thinking

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I’ve been away so long

I didn’t realize that it was April 25 when I last wrote. Well, I started a draft and kept adding and editing it. Today I decided to dump it and start all over. Like in knitting, I frogged it. haha. I decided this would be a crocheting, knitting, and quilting update. Here’s what I’ve been

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Flower in the Front

Killing time as my parents get ready for an outing to Costco, I roamed around our small front yard and decided to take pictures of the flowers in bloom. Desert Rose There’s a row of these rimming the front of the yard. They are odd looking plants. The stem and base are grayish, gnarly, and

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Sitting in the patio

As I wait on my faux instapot, feeling guilty that I’m not exercising. I notice one of my dad’s handmade frames with a painting I did a did a long time ago. So long that I don’t even remember painting it.  If you look around the house, you’ll see the many handmade frames he built.

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Crafty

I’ve always felt the word “crafty” was a slight on me. It was like I wasn’t good enough to be an artist. But in my old age, I’ve given it a second chance and not feeling so bad to be crafty. It allows me to make things for people. And I realize that what I

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