I’m flying back home from the beach today… so no WIWW! Next week will be a double edition. Before I left, I finished another block in the Quilty Stitches Sampler, woohoo! I really didn’t mean to start another sampler… but when I found Little Miss Shabby’s Quilty Stitches sampler along, I just couldn’t resist! Sixteen different… Continue reading Quilty Stitches Sampler Along : Flying Geese block
I’m doing the Once Upon a Time cross stitch sampler from Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery. Each month features a different fairy tale, and it’s so fun to find out what story will be revealed next! April’s block shows Goldilocks and the Three Bears. I love the little details – three bowls of porridge and the pot… Continue reading Once Upon a Time Cross Stitch Sampler: April
I’m at the beach and hubby is hanging out with the cats, so I’m sharing another round of Instagram cat pics today. This batch is from all the way back in December. It’s a bit nostalgic to look back at our last Christmas in San Francisco, but we had no idea yet! Enjoy 🙂 … Continue reading Meow Monday: Cats of Instagram, Part Twelve
High Five for Friday! I left for the beach on Thursday, so I wrote this post ahead of time… everything is pre-beach, which I’m sure will dominate next week’s post! I’m sharing the highlights of my week… five to be exact! I love the idea of focusing on five little things that made me happy…… Continue reading High Five for Friday!
Someone somewhere on social media casually mentioned a Jelly Roll Race quilt… and I’d never heard of it before. So i looked it up and discovered yet another quilting phenomena! The claim is that you can make an entire quilt top out of one jelly roll in one hour… and there are Youtube videos of… Continue reading Project Pinterest: One Jelly Roll Race Quilt = Two Baby Quilts
Another week of What I Wore Wednesday! What I Wore Wednesday is my motivation for wearing the clothes I own, finding new ways to mix and match outfits, and not wearing the same three things all the time! I kept a fashion diary for the entire year of 2012, in 2013 I added a… Continue reading WIWW: April 13-19, 2014
I love the little accessories that start to accumulate with a new craft. I’ve been into cross stitching again after a long absence, and part of the fun is definitely the notions that help out… and are just plain cute! Below are a few of my favorites, along with some links if you’re interested. … Continue reading A Few of My Favorite Things: Needlework Notions
I was sad to say goodbye to my mama after her visit last week, but it sure does help that we’ll see each other again in just a few days… for my BFF’s beach wedding! I’m pretty excited. Another thing that has me excited… new furniture! Mama is the best at birthday presents and… Continue reading Meow Monday: Furniture Inspectors
High Five for Good Friday! I’m sharing the highlights of my week… five to be exact! I love the idea of focusing on five little things that made me happy… definitely a fun way to recap the week and and stay grateful. 1 – Mama Visit. My mama is here visiting this week to meet… Continue reading High Five for Friday!
I had an AHA moment last weekend when it came time to hang my new Hillside Houses quilt. I was searching Pinterest for ideas, and there are all kinds of hanging sleeves and rod pockets to add to a quilt to hang it… but my quilt was all finished and I didn’t feel like adding… Continue reading Project Pinterest: DIY No Sew, No Holes Quilt Hanger