Cozy Holidays

For the holiday season, take time to smell the snowflakes!

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

 

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Wooly Santa warms me in a changing season

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.
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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

Lavender love

Here in Oregon the lavender is in full bloom.

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

Days of wool and roses

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Here are some new marbleized wools in my Etsy shop. Lately I like to reference my wools with my dye book colors. I have 2 swatch sets: The Dusty Dye Book set and The Vintage Dye Book set. If you have a set this will make choosing colors Continue reading

New in the blog and on Etsy

If you look above you will see that my blog menu bar has two new additions. I now have new pages for tutorials and free patterns.

So now when you want to browse through my blog and find a pattern or a hint, all you need to do is click on Continue reading