September 2011


Reuse a Cookie Sheet for a Lap Desk

I’ve kept a lot of baby stuff with the idea that someday I’ll figure out what to do with it. In this case I decided to combine a couple of really well used things: a cookie sheet that has seen [...]


Love my Sewing/Embroidery Machine!

I recently bought a sewing/embroidery machine.  I LOVE IT!  Prior to this machine, I had three sewing machines sitting on my desk: one that was literally over 30 years old to sew buttons, another for sewing and another for surging; [...]


Drawing Tutorial – Halloween Pumpkin

For a time I taught an after-school art enrichment program for ages 5 - 9.  This is a subject that is very near and dear to my heart because schools are feeling the crunch of the economy and one of [...]


Organized Chaos! Where dreams come true.

My Work (and play) Room I'm always amazed when I look at Better Homes and Gardens Organized Craft rooms and fellow blogger's craft rooms - I don't know how they stay so neat and clean!  Seriously, look at Amanda's Scrapbooking [...]


Little Tutu Dancer’s Bag

Download Tutorial and Pattern Project was inspired by a bag found on Sassi Designs: I love the look of this bag! Adorable!  I had made several bags for myself and as gifts from patterns and decided I can make something similar [...]