Category Archives: Design Process & Inspiration

Mini Hope Garland

Ever since Suze and I made our fall garlands, I’ve been on a garland kick. My sketchbook is full of garland and bunting ideas! This weekend, I finally sat down and worked some of them out using felt, embroidery thread, … Continue reading

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Special Plaque for a Special Baby

Arturo and I are active members of our church, Cheviot United Methodist Church (CUMC) in Cincinnati. We love our church family, and we are loved by them. One aspect I particularly enjoy about our church is that it is full … Continue reading

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Project of the Week: Personalized Gingerbread Family Ornaments

Several weeks ago, I mentioned that I already had an order for Gingerbread Family Ornaments that were personalized with the family’s names. I’m just now getting around to editing the photos of those ornaments, so I thought it was high … Continue reading

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Fall Bunting

Last Thursday, I read the “Felt Leaves Garland” post on Red Hen Home and fell in love. Her garland is both beautiful and festive. I’d been thinking about since Thursday morning but hadn’t had the time (or initiative) to actually … Continue reading

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Project of the Week: Listing New Items in My Etsy Store

As predicted, this week included precious little crafting (although I did very much enjoy the crafting I was able to squeeze in) and instead involved LOTS of face time with my computer. While at first thought listing new items in … Continue reading

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Bethlehem Star

When I was in middle and high school, my notebooks were often filled with doodles of stars. No real idea why …. I guess I just liked to doodle stars. One of my favorite star doodles looked something like this: … Continue reading

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His Eye is On the Sparrow

One of my grandfather’s favorite hymns was His Eye is On the Sparrow. As a result, it’s become one of my favorite hymns as well. The sentiment of the hymn – that the Lord cares about each of his creations … Continue reading

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