Creating

Why I Love Photography

I see things better from behind the lens of a camera.  I notice more details, I judge the contrast of light and dark more accurately, and generally I feel more “in the moment” than I do as a casual observer.  Taking photos makes me feel like I am thoughtfully in wonder, and that is a […]

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Colorado 2011 – Day 2: Artsy Fartsy

Our host, Robin, is a professional artist.  As in, she has a studio in her basement and makes things to sell.  For like money and stuff.  Pretty cool, huh?  She lived in Stowe, Vermont before relocating to Colorado, and this was her official “sign” that hung in her studio when her studio wasn’t in her […]

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Summer Crafting, Take 1

I have been mostly in recovery mode since the end of school last week.  Thankfully, my kids are homebodies like I am, and all they want to do is stay in their pj’s all day and never leave the house. Have I told you how much I love my kids? No homework, no bedtimes, no […]

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Christmas Doings

I’ve been busy! Several of you have asked how my Christmas projects are going. Here’s the low-down on 2 of them: My Christmas card holder started like this: I got the idea from a picture I saw in a magazine – Country Living, I think? I sewed the buttons through the 3 layers of ribbon […]

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