As a curious person, it’s natural for me to want to learn about things, but sometimes my research can turn into a real rabbit hole. Thanks to the pandemic, I’ve discovered vlogs about sewing historically accurate clothes, and how-to videos for related techniques like finger-braiding and making bobbin lace. These topics combine my interest in fiber arts with my questions about what it was actually like to live in various eras, so this a deep rabbit hole that I’ve fallen down.Continue reading The Pull of Creative Rabbit Holes: When Do You Dive In?
We woke up to snow yesterday. Lots of snow. Many of our bushes were buried and more snow was falling. But the real surprise was that rescuing them led to the first nature journal page I’ve made in weeks.Continue reading How a Chore Inspired a Nature Journal Entry
I made a card from this quote a few weeks ago, thinking this was a good goal, that we should … More Spread the Light When You Can
Yesterday, I spent the entire day in bed. When I first woke up, my head was full of all the … More To Change Things, First Accept Where You Are
While I still insist we should be expecting less rather than more of ourselves due to the stress and strangeness of life during the pandemic, I also believe that we should keep making things.Continue reading Art: Comfort When You Can’t Leave Home