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

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

Stash Acquisition Beyond Life Expectancy

Stash Acquisition Beyond Life Expectancy

“SABLE- A common knitting acronym that stands for Stash Acquisition Beyond Life Expectancy.” ― Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, At Knit’s End: Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much I recently read an article which gave advice about “how to get your yarn

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

Wash up with style

Wash up with style

This project is a win-win-win. It looks really nice when finished, it is super practical and the pattern could not be easier to complete. Knit every row, otherwise known as garter stitch. Gives the nice bulky ridges, perfect for the