Just a word from the powers that be, namely the US Postal Service. There is still time to make last-minute Christmas purchases and still have them delivered by Priority and First Class Mail. USPS says that the cut off date is December 20th. Continue reading
This year give a gift that is perfect for the rug hooker on your shopping list, and will fit in a Christmas stocking. A collection of little books. All hand made by Continue reading
Happy December! Just in time for your holiday shopping, here are a few finished pieces that I am listing today. They are all one of a kind pieces that I have hooked Continue reading
These vintage postcards are a few that I am reprinting and embellishing to enclose with my Etsy orders.
I like every order be fun and to add a touch of creativity to make the package special.
Creativity is my grounding force. Is it for you too?
Make time to add a touch of artfulness to whatever you do today ~ Karen
Small things are beautiful, and one of my favorite small things Continue reading
Now is the time to start thinking about holiday projects, so I wanted to repost this to inspire you. Choose a small project like this santa and have it ready to hang for the holidays! I have a large selection of instant downloadable patterns available in my Etsy shop. Many of them come in both a rug hooking size as well as a smaller punchneedle size. Purchase them today and print them out at home to start working on them right away. Check the patterns out by clicking here.
Oh and the pattern is also available printed out in color. This version will be mailed out to you. Find it by clicking here.
For the holidays I have a listing for my Wooly Santa PDF instant download on Etsy. This pattern set comes with 2 sizes: 12″ x 20″ for rug hooking, and 3″ x 5″ for punchneedle embroidery. Continue reading
The summer has come and gone and I am just taking stock of where the time has gone. One of my projects was reclaiming my grandma’s old cupboard. It had been out on the porch, waiting in the wings for me to do something with it. I will have to blog more about the details of the old cupboard and its significance in my life. Suffice it to say that it is dear Continue reading
To celebrate lavender season in my garden, all my packaging Continue reading
Lavender is one of my favorite herbs so I have lavender growing everywhere.
And since I have many varieties of lavender in my gardens, I have been enjoying their fragrance and beauty, and taking time to harvest them in bundles to dry.
I can then use them for bouquets, gifts, and other crafts. I love how they look hanging to dry! Continue reading
New wools have just gone online in my Etsy shop. These are hand-dyed marbleized colors that are all soft and muted, perfect for many applications such as sewing and doll making, penny rugs, rug hooking, and Continue reading