This weekend, I cleaned out a bunch of old jars and a couple of teacups, and made some soy candles. They are VERY easy and satisfying to make. I seem to like collecting glass containers, so I always have a lot vessels to fill. I used up old soy candle wax that didn't quite burn.… Continue reading Weekend Candles
I wanted to share some more cross stitching designs that I worked up. These ones are unfinished, not yet in frames or hoops. But the obsession continues...! This one is for my friends, who are putting on a burlesque show called "Vamp." Hee hee, this one is saucy, but often how I feel in the… Continue reading More Stitching
I made a couple of baby sets for a friend at work, who has two friends that are expecting at the end of the month. These guys are rattles, to shake-shake-shake around. The blankets are both big ol' granny squares, with a bit of detailed edging. I love this colour scheme: white, mint green and… Continue reading Two baby sets
I'm fundraising items for a silent auction that's taking place on Jan. 18. It's called Tapped, where people pay admission and get to taste 15 vendors who sell craft beer or cider. It's the 4th year we're doing this event, and it's great fun - all proceeds go to help Fighting Chance Productions. I made… Continue reading Stitching for Tapped!
Today my friend came back to work after the Christmas holidays. I wasn't organized enough to get her present to her before the break. So I gave it to her today. She is a big Harry Potter fan, so she loved it!