ScrapHappy June 2020

Well, it has been so long since I posted anything that I have almost forgotten how to navigate the admin menu! Way back before the pandemic started, I was on a roll as… Continue reading

Finding Joy in the Little Things

Originally posted on BaseballGal :
This morning I was thinking about joy. I remembered hearing Marie Kondo, expert organizer, saying that you should keep only the things that bring you joy. That may not…

The Endeavourers’ Reveal Day – Miss Havisham’s Banquet

I am part of on online art quilt group, The Endeavourers, that posts small quilts quarterly.  Our prompt for our tenth challenge was “A Scene from a Book”. The scene that jumped into… Continue reading

Virtual Visits

During this period of isolation, my sister and I have been taking virtual trips together.  Every day one of us picks a destination, then we get on our phones and chat while we… Continue reading

Stashes, Scraps, and Squirrels

It has been such a rainy month here that the chickens have been coming up to the back door, trying to get into the house.  (They don’t have to be outside; they have… Continue reading

Pin Party from 1905

Melissa at Two Threads Back has been on the historical trail of pins recently, with one post about bachelors’ pin cushions, and another with an 1863 story from the viewpoint of a pin!… Continue reading

A Thrift Store Find

Standing unsteadily on a shelf of unwanted Christmas decorations, this poor old doll caught my eye.  From the front, his clothes were in shreds, but in the back, the fabrics were unfaded.  For… Continue reading

On the Hunt for Joy Challenge — Say Cheese(head)!

Growing up, I was terrible at sports.  I didn’t even want to know about sports, I only wanted to read all the books in the world and make art.  But when I was… Continue reading

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #79: A Window with a View

I love to go with my husband on his business trips, because his destinations are not your usual tourist spots, and we never know what we are going to find. In March of… Continue reading

ScrapHappy Day, January 2020

I have not participated in the monthly ScrapHappy Day since August of 2019!  I would like to say that instead of using scraps, I have been making lots of things with brand new… Continue reading