Category: Craftiness

Painting project

You’ve heard me rave before about Jewel’s Lullabye album, particularly the song, Sweet Dreams. I listened to it manically while trying to conceive, and I especially identified with the line, “It was grey in a world without you.” Even before I was pregnant, I… Continue Reading “Painting project”

Tiny blankets for tiny babies

I am doing this. And I think you should, too. An exert from the site: Hospitals all across the country are in need of small, very small, baby blankets. In cases of fetal demise, babies are so tiny, even the smallest nursery blanket is… Continue Reading “Tiny blankets for tiny babies”

The story of our lives

I am officially the last person on Earth to have discovered scrapbooking. It’s been popular for — oh, I don’t know — the last five years? And I have consistently walked by the scrapbooking aisle. Ignored the padded leather books, the colourful pages, the… Continue Reading “The story of our lives”

An open letter to my gluegun:

I miss you quite terribly, Gluegun. I’m not sure what happened to us over the last few weeks.  I was busy, you were … well, you were always available. But either way, we just didn’t connect. I know you are jealous with all of… Continue Reading “An open letter to my gluegun:”

The "quiet" book

I am totally on an embroidery kick lately! Over at Handmade by Jill, Miss Jill is displaying pages of the oh-so-cute fabric “quiet book” she is making for her son. I’m not sure if it’s called “quiet” because the pages are fabric (i.e. no rustling?)… Continue Reading “The "quiet" book”