Art Day: Clay Figures

One: I love making art with the children. Two: It’s not as hard or as messy as you might think! Today, we used Crayola Air Dry Clay, and the “assignment” was to make a figure of any kind, as long as it had at least two legs that it could stand on.  No monopeds!  It […]

Good Enough

The world is so full of a number of things, I think we should all be as happy as kings.   ~Robert Louis Stevenson There is so much to know, so much to do and see, and so little time to learn it all. I have always loved making art of all kinds, but I had […]

{p,h,f,r} The Tidy Desk Edition

This is my desk. We picked it up at a yard sale a few years ago for $60. It came out of a local government office building, and while it’s quite unattractive, it is extremely sturdy. I have plans of maybe someday painting it, but that will require emptying it and not using it for […]

Socks For Sale

***SOLD!!!*** Thanks for looking! They won’t be done in time for Christmas, but if you’d like to place an order, just send us an email! Our Megan is a very talented knitter, and she very much enjoys knitting socks.  Alas, yarn is expensive, and in order to feed her yarn habit, she thought she’d open […]

Make: A Latch-Hooked Rag Rug

July ’15 Update: My latch-hooked pillow took a first place at the county fair!  Our Homemakers Club was scheduled to have a lesson on rag rugs this month. Not a one of us has ever made a rag rug, but we were all game to try! I crocheted a rag rug recently, and very much […]