Tag Archives: handmade gifts

A New Batch of Keepsake Boxes

Mimi is sure the lighting for this photo is horrible. So am I! As soon as we had some sun she and Mewsette and I ran out to set up the photo. Then the sun went in. But we are sure you can see the boxes well enough for now. I made up a new […]

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Autumn Colors, Autumn Themes in Cabochon Pendants

The flowers of summer are changing over to shades of autumn and autumn scenes. I could also picture other elements of nature, like the red-tailed hawks that constantly soar above against the blue sky, and the newly bright forest floor as the leaves have begun falling. I purchased a few bags of cabachon frames and […]

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Autumn-themed Garden Flags

What happened to September? Is it autumn already? Yes, and time for new garden flags! After a summer of experimentation with different materials and processes, we are ready to go into production with new designs for felines and nature. Mimi modeled this autumn design way back in the spring when I made the first few […]

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Four New Flowery Garden Flag Designs

I’ve been designing my garden flags with just my art, but seeing all the flags around that have something to say, I decided to say something with mine! I chose four pieces of artwork rich with color and detail and added a message to each one. About the flags Each garden flag is handmade. My […]

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Flowery, Summery Garden Flags

It’s time to dress up the yard for summer, right around the corner! Right now I have two flowery designs for garden flags based on my paintings. I’m working up a few others, but it’s difficult to narrow down and settle on the ones I really like. About the flags My garden flags are 11″ […]

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Suncatchers in Upcycled Picture Frames

Something new—suncatchers! And Giuseppe stepped in to model while his mom was having a nap. I think he did pretty well! Remember all those annoying little metal frames we used for our photos, 3-1/2 x 5, 4 x 6, 5 x 7, thin, cheap metal colored gold or silver? I would see boxes of them […]

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New Nature-themed Garden Flags

What happened to September? Is it autumn already? Yes, and time for new garden flags! After a summer of experimentation with different materials and processes, we are ready to go into production with new designs for felines and nature. About the flags My new flags are 11″ x 15″ because my largest fabric transfers are […]

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Decorative Dishes Inspired By Wildflowers

Picking up on something I designed a couple of months ago, it’s time to start posting these decorative dishes! They are one of the things you’ll see at my in-person and virtual Open House coming up in October—more information below. These Decorative Dishes are roughly 6″ in diameter and about 1/2″ deep, made of polymer […]

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And the Winner Is…Cotton Muslin With a Light Fabric Transfer!

The short news is, I’ll be selling garden flags again for the holiday shopping season this year! I am so happy to be able to offer these again, and making them myself gives me so much more versatility in size and shape, and a greater selection to offer at quantities that make sense, as well […]

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New Polymer Clay Things

I have a lot to catch up on here! My hands have been busy with what you see above, and more, plus I’m still catching up on indoor and outdoor projects and upkeep around my house that have been waiting a couple of years. I’ve been putting my new hip to work every day with […]

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