Flat-Bottom Rug Basket

I’ve just reorganized by craft room, which is actually named “Studio Sydney.” I craft, paint, crochet, sew, do floral design, and more — whatever I’m in the mood to do. As my mother used to say, “Jack of all trades; master of none.” My husband and I have a four-bedroom home, but we’re alone —…

Chunky Blankets

Excerpts from a poem by Ann Marie Forest: A gift from the heart, so very rare,this blanket, made, with love and care; Crocheted by hand, each and every stitch,to keep you warm, cold nights like this. Don’t ever change, be who you are;Know that for me, you’re a shining star; Somewhere up there to guide…

Painting vs Wallpapering

I did both — well, actually my husband and I did both — on the same wall. Painted, then wallpapered. Why, you ask? Here’s the story: I have followed the selection of the Pantone Color of the Year for many years. The color of the year for 2020 was Classic Blue. I’m sure you’ve seen…

Decopage Tray

Tonight, along with writing about the Crafting Sistas project of the month, I want to touch on the concept of “hygge.” I learned about the concept in 2016 when my husband and I were lucky enough to visit Denmark. It was such a beautiful experience. Everyone was so friendly, smiling, so happy all the time….