Category Archives: crafts

Lovely Day

As you can imagine, I’ve been enjoying my patio as much as possible the past few days. Beginning of the week I had migraines so sun was a bad idea, but other than that?  There’s been a whole lot of … Continue reading

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You’re a wizard, Harry!

This year I got to celebrate 20 years with my favorite literary character, Harry James Potter. I got to grow up with Harry, I was in 6th grade when I first read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and I’m … Continue reading

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Go big or go home

Hi, I’m PickingupEllen, teacher of the fundamentals (English, maths, social skills…), fanfic writer (I have a website), musician, artist and crafter, and  I have an issue with keeping my crafts small… When Karin invited me to write a guest post … Continue reading

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the beauty and nobility, the august mission and destiny, of human handwriting

Greetings and salutations, readers! My name is Alison and I’ve dropped in to discuss calligraphy, which is about as arty and crafty as I get. I’ve tried embroidery, knitting, counted cross-stitch, quilting, tatting lace, and while I love them all, … Continue reading

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Stitching, Reading, and Babies?

When Karin asked me write a post for her blog I warned her I’m a pretty boring person, but she doesn’t seem to agree so here I am.   Let’s see … about me …  Well, I’m a 42 year … Continue reading

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Another Piece of Kori

It was such an honor, when Karin first asked me to be a guest blogger on this site. In “real life” I am a 47 year old wife to Daren of 23 years and a mommy of four to  Alex … Continue reading

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In which Kat tells you how to make nice things whilst being completely broke

Hello there! I’m wuogkat (fanfiction or Ravelry or probably anyplace you see a wuogkat), or the bead lady’s daughter (etsy). I’m currently a work in progress. 😉 I used to write a lot, and I still have 15 million “plot … Continue reading

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