yay jasmine

I watched as a tall, thin women dug up her front yard and planted viney plants at the base of a plain, black wrought iron fence. The plants were meticulously spaced and, since I’m not exactly plant savvy, I wondered what would become of them. A few weeks after that an archway was added to…

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paper trees

My latest paper project is this Stacked Triangle Tree. It was easy, took less than an hour to come together and it’s a pretty versatile project. There are many options for embellishments. You can draw on them with metallic markers (like I did), paint (puffy paint!), spray them with glitter (of course!), or make them…

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lumi

I sooooo want to be knitting right now. There’s a few reasons that’s not happening. The first is it’s 80 degrees here in Florida. Happy Christmas! The second reason is I have a kitten that has never seen yarn and two other animals that have (and LOVE to eat it). Third, I’m still prepping things…

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paper flowers don’t lie

I’m currently obsessed with paper flowers and paper flower tutorials. In the back of my mind I know that creating giant roses for my office and/or living room would also mean creating GIANT dust collectors. But does that mean I shouldn’t create them? It’s a quandry; I’ve always equated decor (tchotchkes) with dust and dusting…

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read, write, relax

Step 1  |   Arrange pillows on squishy couch to maximum comfiness. Step 2  |   Make a mocktail or cup of tea (don’t skimp on the honey, honey). Step 3  |   Remove cat from comfy pillow space he commandeered while you were in the kitchen. Step 4  |   Relax into squishy couch and commence…

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easter parade

  Happy Easter! I’ve been playing around with Instagram (now available for Android) and I pretty much LOVE it. Me and the furry kiddles had a lovely day yesterday. I made a bunny cake (carrot!) while they napped. Then we (okay, it was just me) colored some eggs. It was a tad experimental since I…

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