Sunday Chat – Christmas Ideas and a New Visitor

Dawn over the mountain to the east this past week brought beautiful color with the clouds reflecting the sunrise glow. The quiet of the early morning is a nice time to enjoy a hot cup of coffee, just breathe, and plan the day. Looking south, it is lovely to see the dark architecture of the …

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Making Thanksgiving Cards

I got my Thanksgiving cards done on time this year, whoopee! In a fit of stamping frenzy, I made a bunch one morning. Sometimes the inspiration is just there, and with the pretty new papers I got from Impression Obsession, and a score at a private sale, I had plenty. I got out some leafy …

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Autumn Jubilee Fun with Stamps and Ink

Using stamps to have some fall fun today, we are going to do several projects, and I also have an offer for someone. If you have stamps and ink, get them out with your fun papers, and let's start with a few cards for family and friends. We are going to stamp on more than …

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A Bit of Sewing, Stamping and Gardening

Small projects were the focus over the past couple of weeks as I haven't had any big blocks of time available to get into the basement sewing and crafting room. What time I have had was devoted to getting things ready for the quilt show, and that included deciding what I was willing to sell, …

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Sewing and Stamping

What fun we had yesterday, sewing and chatting on Zoom. Thank you to all who were able to come. I really needed some quilty fun and I enjoyed the day a lot. I got a fair amount done, too. I removed sleeves from two quilts, and made a permanent sleeve for my Twinkle Twinkle Pumpkin …

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Cards, Stashbusters and a BOM

Recently, my blogger friend Jeanie at Marmalade Gypsy and I were chatting on email and she made a comment in frustration that I thought was a brilliant idea. Christmas was so busy and was going by so fast. We both were lamenting that there was no time for cards when she said "I swear, next …

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Autumn Jubilee Cardmaking Fun

I like making cards for friends and family and Autumn is the best time to send some cheer. It is no secret that my favorite holiday is Thanksgiving with the parade, a special breakfast, calling friends and family for cheerful wishes, the aroma of baking turkey and dressing, and a full day of football along …

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