Easy glitter wreath…

It was a beautiful snowy day here in Connecticut yesterday and I was in the mood to make things for the holidays. I've been digging through boxes and bags and found these small grapevine wreaths that I've had for years and never done anything with.  In the same bag was a pile of little silk … [Read more...]

Think I could glitter that??

I love German glass glitter!!  And I am glittering everything that's not moving :)  In between wreath, stocking and sachet making I am glittering. If you've never tried German glass glitter I highly recommend it.  I use the silver in a mix of 80 and 90 grit. I order mine from Meyer Imports.  This … [Read more...]

This time last year…

Last year at this time we had no power for a week, a full 7 days and the storm before (or was it after?) we also lost power for another 7 days.  This latest storm (Sandy) we got lucky and only lost power for a couple of hours.  Last year we had lots of wood to keep a fire lit in the fireplace and … [Read more...]

How I make my Christmas stockings…

vintage linen stocking

I have made my Christmas stockings the same way for years using a method that is kind of like a puzzle to me, at least to explain.  I'm going to give it my best shot :)  Here's a photo of my very old notebook opened to my stocking making page. This method makes a fully lined stocking with a nice … [Read more...]

Well put…

“There is a vitality, a life force, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and there is only one of you in all time. This expression is unique, and if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium; and be lost. The world will not have it. It is not your business to … [Read more...]

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