Hong Kong sky high elegance DIY

Hong Kong sky high elegance DIY

For anyone who is a frequent shopper, and by that I mean purchaser of IKEA furniture, you know the basic colour, look and feel of the pine or bamboo wood items. Every item in the store comes in this quintessential

How important is creativity in your life?

Wow! 14 people have completed my survey – What does creativity mean to you? That is awesome, thank-you. If you have not taken the opportunity yet, please add your voice to the conversation! I am learning so much about what the creative

Do you think of yourself as a creative person?

Do you think of yourself as a creative person?

I’m curious. When someone says they self-identify as being creative, what do they mean? I think of myself as a creative person, I would use that label, or agree with it if someone asked me. I create all kinds of

Creative love for an old piece

Creative love for an old piece

I found a great dresser at the second hand store the other day. I have kind of been looking for years. But, on this day, I took the measurements, my husband, our truck and we had some luck! Because you

Beadlejuice critters

Beadlejuice critters

My sister is creating the cutest little beads you have ever seen. The process is somewhat similar to blowing glass into a vase or other shapes. She takes sticks of coloured glass and under heat, twists and turns it into

Crazy expensive but super fun yarn

Crazy expensive but super fun yarn

A couple of times, I have made the pilgrimage to Purl Soho in New York City. What tends to happen in a case like this is I find myself buying a project. Who knows when I’ll make it back to

The MALM Transformation

The MALM Transformation

For anyone who is a frequent shopper, and by that I mean purchaser, of IKEA furniture, you know the MALM series. In my house, the only thing more prevalent are the BILLY bookcases. I have always earmarked my cash for

Chaos of art supplies

Chaos of art supplies

My husband calls this art journal therapy. I have a different view of all 3 words – art – journal – therapy. I don’t see how spreading materials all over the tables, floor and shelves, grabbing this and that, coloring,

4 aces is a long way from a deck

4 aces is a long way from a deck

“Birds have wings; they’re free; they can fly where they want when they want. They have the kind of mobility many people envy.”   -Roger Tory Peterson I came across this art journal project, which I have interpreted in 2

¡Fiesta! at the Table

¡Fiesta! at the Table

In the middle ages, all but the poorest homes would have used a tablecloth during mealtimes. Isn’t that an interesting thought? Somehow in our modern lives, I feel like we have lost sight of these small niceties. We were rid