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Yearly Archives: 2008

lavender bottle cuff

So I think the verdict is in.  As far as actual uses go, my bottles are probably destined to be itty bitty bud vases.  But as for making them prettier – I liked someone’s crochet idea.  And here it is – a nifty cuff.  I used a lightweight cotton yarn and a couple of buttons […]

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now what?

Do you ever see something and feel drawn to it for its possibilities?  You don’t have any specific craft or art in mind, but you know that somehow your little something can become something even prettier?  I do this all the time in some of the most ordinary places – receipt tablets and paper tags […]

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baby book: 3 months

  Three months.  Wow.  In some ways, it’s hard to believe so many weeks have passed.  And then again, it seems like a million years since we’ve all felt rested.  It’s true what they say; every child really is different.  At this stage, my firstborn was sleeping from 10:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. without interruption, […]

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the one that didn’t make the cut

It’s totally true what my photographer-friend says about pictures.  You have to take quite a few to get that "one" — like the picture of my two darlings in the previous post.  What photo galleries and pretty blogs never show are the forty-two other pictures of the pastry/antique treasure/handcrafted thingy/cute-sleeping-children that are now sitting in […]

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lucky me

This was one of those moments where the sun and the stars align for a truly Kodak moment.  I was much more lax in getting out birth announcements for A than for E.  I am incredibly picky about pictures and feared there would be no way I was going to get a good picture of […]

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