So excited to be heading to California soon for the Spellbound art event put on by the ever elegant and inspiring Debbie Murray and Shea Fragoso of A Gilded Life. I am busy putting together my totes for the vintage trim swap, and have so enjoyed rediscovering hidden treasures in my stash – looking [...]
I while back I signed up to participate in Karla’s Faerie Book Swap. Each participant was to make 8 pages for a book with a faerie theme. All the pages get sent to Karla, and she then mixes and matches various pages from everybody to make each of us a book, featuring her original artwork [...]
One of my favorite haunts at the MaryJane’s Farm Sisterhood chatroom is the Farmgirl Barter section. Let me tell you folks – this is just the most awesome thing. Earlier this month I got my feet wet by offering up some back issues of Sew Beautiful magazine that I no longer need but was sure [...]
Sometimes things just come together exactly the way you envision them. The stars align, the lace box has just the right pieces, and that idea that came to you at 3:00 am is exactly right. I am loving this final swap item for Silver Bella. It speaks to my heart in so many ways.
In just one week I will be whooping it up in Omaha with 150+ wonderful and creative souls at the most amazing art retreat – Silver Bella. This will be my 2nd year attending, and I just can’t wait to reconnect with friends from last year, as well as finally meet in person all the [...]
Earlier this summer I participated in Speckled Egg‘s Petite Paris Inspiration Box Swap. What with travels overseas, busy summer activities, the start of a new school year and such, I am just now getting around to sharing the wonderful boxes I received. My first partner was Jessie , from New Zealand. She sent [...]
After a bit of a break, I am happy to be sewing again. I embroidered a few motifs during my trip to use in an upcoming project,
have been doing a bit of hand sewing to create items for an upcoming Silver Bella swap,
and have been totally inspired by this new [...]
Warning – spoiler alert!!!
If you have me as a swap partner, this post will spoil your surprise!
Sweet Heather at Speckled Egg has done it again! I am becoming addicted to these wonderful swaps. This version of the Petite Inspiration Box Swap had a Paris theme, so [...]
I’m a big fan of cuff bracelets. It’s like being able to wear mini works of art. Isn’t this one just to die for? Thank you to sweet Leeanne, the swap hostess and organizer of the Young Victoria Altered Book Project I participated in this past spring. She made each of the gals who [...]