• kitty cat mystery

    Yesterday I brought this little girl home from Paws Chicago! I had been looking at cats online for a few weeks and saw this little cutie was a new cat on the Paws website Thursday…I was bowled over by Roamy’s cuteness and had to take a look! My sister and I went over to Paws […]

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  • dores handmade

    Yesterday I recieved a necklace that I orderd from dores and it is so great, I can’t wait till I have somewhere to wear it besides the studio. I also think it could be a necklace to wear with other necklaces which is always extra fun. It was a very hard decision between the dark […]

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  • lend a hand

    I spent Saturday and Sunday working on this quartet of oven mitts and potholders for a very good cause, to help a friend’s mother. “Mary Ann Freitag, a resident of Orland Park IL, suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm in May 2009. Mary Ann is 48 years old, a wife, a mother of 4, an avid […]

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  • washi tape

    Craft supplies can be so beautiful it makes me want to start hoarding. I’ve seen this Japanese tape around, but never knew where to get it in Chicago, then I found Happy Tape. Now I just need to decide on colors. [photo via happy tape]

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  • birds

    For Christmas and birthdays I usually make my sister some sort of clothing item and this year it was a bird print helen top. I love the way it turned out so much I am hoping to make one for myself. I wish I had a photo of her wearing it because she styled it […]

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  • new year

    happy new year. 2009 went out with an unfortunate bang. My cat of 17.5 years had a stroke and had to be put to sleep and my car was stolen and totaled, all of this happening in the second half of December. Today was spent drinking tea and re-organizing our apartment and studios. I don’t […]

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