For the home

What I’ve been up to

| Flowers and Gardening, For the home, Life

Hi everyone, I’m still here.  Just super busy with end of school stuff — field trips, volunteering, baking for class, doing laundry for class, school picnics, etc…  Gwyneth finished up school last week and just before we brought in some simple teacher gifts – two for her teachers and one for Connor’s. I got the […] Read more…

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Ottoman cover

| For the home

A couple months ago my lovely mother-in-law asked if I could make her an ottoman cover for her.  We went shopping for fabric (at Jo-Ann’s) a few weeks later.  She has a lovely light pink marble surrounding her fireplace and she wanted to coordinate with that. We found this beautiful soft pink fabric with delicate […] Read more…


A Little Garden

| Flowers and Gardening, For the home, Tutorial

I had this idea for a little garden to sit on our table.  It easy to make and the kids got involved too.  They love playing with it and it makes a great centerpiece for the table.  On Easter morning there will be colorful eggs sitting in there. For this little garden, I picked up […] Read more…


Simple Potholders

| For the home

I finished up these little pot holders today.  Nothing fancy. Got to practice a bit of free motion quilting. And use up some little bits of fabric  –  even scraps of seam binding. There wasn’t quite enough  — so I improvised adding a loop in a different print and some buttons. I added a pocket […] Read more…


Scrappy mug rug

| For the home, Quilts

I made this little mug rug with some scraps a few months ago.  I’m still trying to catch up on old projects.  I used this mug rug as a test for a larger project to see if I liked how it came together.  This is actually my very first mug rug. I went a little […] Read more…

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