Category Archives: art

Simple Owl

This is the quick Christmas gift I shared last week at the Crochet, Etc club meeting.  Sooooo Cute and easy to make. With size 8 knitting needles, cast on 15.  Knit the first two rows then alternate knit and purl … Continue reading

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Christmas special!!

These hats were so popular at the Artlandia Christmas show that I ran out of them so I am offering a Christmas special to all those who have inquired.  If you order your hat before December 8th, 2012, the price … Continue reading

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T-shirt To Yarn To Rug

I take recycling very serious (almost too serious my family sometimes says) but when I had these shirts that I couldn’t use as rags, the plan to re-use took shape.  Honestly, I remember my mom doing the same thing with old … Continue reading

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Cloches, Cloches, Everywhere!

I have been having fun with this pattern.  The hat itself is fairly quick to make; it is the design for the band that takes me a while.   Each takes on a character of its own and I try to make … Continue reading

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Spicy Snacks To Warm a Cold Day

Another cold day here.  It makes it hard to get motivated. Of course I had to break now and then for a snack and I had wanted to try Ellie Krueger’s Spicy Almonds http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/healthy-appetite-with-ellie-krieger-/spiced-almonds-recipe/index.html  so I switched my creative juices … Continue reading

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Cold, Cold, Creativity

The warmer temperatures did not last long.  The cold wind started last night and was accompanied by bands of heavy snow and low visibility.  I don’t think I was ever so blessed as to be in a warm home.  Being … Continue reading

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December 17 – Save the date!

Christmas Market is coming Saturday, December 17th, to downtown Johnson City.  Crafters will be set up in the Farmers Market area at 500 South Roan Street.   I will be there from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  I will be selling hats, scarves and … Continue reading

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Fall colors: not boring in the leaf!

I have just returned from an excursion into the neighboring mountains for a mini vacation and the leaf display was spectacular!  Reds, yellows, greens, oranges and even browns were in full review both on the trees and spread on the … Continue reading

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Lettuce Edges

I tried an experiment this summer with planter boxes using actual cardboard boxes with fulfilling results.  Although I may have over seeded the area, I have been able to enjoy lettuce all season and it looked so lovely in its … Continue reading

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