Friday, June 24, 2022
Sunday, May 01, 2022
Home hobbies is this week's Spoonflower challenge. Arts, crafts, sewing -- these have been hobbies but also necessities. With three daughters to clothe I spent many years sewing and I loved it. But they moved on and so did I. At one point I worked in the DIY industry -- so lots of arts and crafts. Now, in retirement, I'm able to pursue surface design. Arts, crafts, sewing -- they are what I work at. Hobbies are what I do in my leisure time and for me, it's books and travel.
My "home hobby" Spoonflower challenge depicts books and travel. When I was still in my teens, I read
Saturday, April 16, 2022
The Spoonflower Design Challenge this week is:
"Teamwork" can be interpreted any way you like – from beavers building a dam to honeybees buzzing around their hive to make honey . . ."
A previous challenge was Garden Party -- so I was already thinking about ants coming to the party. And who hasn't seen them working as a team carrying cookie crumbs back to their nest? And from there my mind wandered to the tale of The Ant and the Grasshopper.
Inspired by a recent Spoonflower challenge, I created a repeat pattern based on Insect Safari - a chapter in my book Backyard Adventures . ...
The Winged Skeleton jumped out at me (pun intended). The American tourist that I am, I immediately thought of Halloween! The skeleton is a M...
geared up and ready to start a brand new year! I planned to write more blog posts. I signed up for #MAE and #100dayproject, reviewed desig...
My Zazzle Travel | Italy Collection was one of my planned goals for this year. Little did I realize I would be reliving my wonderful I...