Spring

Spring

Greet the lengthening days of the season with color and cheer! It’s time to create some whimsy both indoors and out.

May Day is a perfect day to surprise someone with some beautiful cut flowers from your garden. One traditional method of leaving them at a door was to make a...

May Day is sweet and charming and mischievous and light and fun! Do you live in a community that carries on the May Day tradition? If not, you can get...

I love May Day. Maybe because it is the sign that spring is really here, and the flowers are beginning to bloom. Maybe because it is my birthday month. There...

So many peeps, so little time! Marshmallow Peeps are everywhere in the days and weeks running up to Easter. What to do with them all? Well, eat them, of course....

I look out the back windows of my home to a fence, where the ground is too rocky to plant a garden. I wanted something more interesting than a fence...

More birds for my tree for non holiday times of the year. This was the first thread sketch ornament I made. I’d seen thread sketching on fabric and never tried...

I love my year-round tree, and needed some ornaments for non holiday months and have been making some birds and flowers. This embroidered bird ornament was fun to make. Start by...

When I was growing up, my little brother and I “raised” caterpillars. Our parents lets us plant milkweed and fennel in the yard and everyday we went looking for caterpillars....

Our neighbors’ dog has been trying to dig under the fence since before we moved in. We were patching holes one or more times a week. Since I didn’t like...

This is a way to get water deep into your soil for those plants with deep roots or for watering while away for the weekend. Here is how I made...