Archives for September 2010

Experimental Cooking

  Testing a new recipe Creativity doesn’t just have to happen in the studio. It can infuse every aspect of your life. I, for one, am happiest when it does. Take cooking. I love cooking, but I hate cooking becoming a chore. And when you’re a stay at home wife and mother, it easily does. I still […]

1st blogaversary and giveaway winner

When I wrote my first post a year ago today, I didn’t have a clue how true my words would turn out to be. I just knew I wanted to move away from having cross-stitch as my only real crafty/ creative outlet. I secretly dreamed of returning to my youthful passions of drawing and painting, delving deeper […]

A few journal pages

 Yes, that’s right, journal pages!!! It’s been a while, huh?! You may remember this first one from my header back in June. I was going to post about it then, but was afraid I couldn’t show it without giving away I was pregnant. I was so excited I wanted to shout it from the rooftops!   […]

cross-stitch: Christmas reindeer card

  With Aoife back at preschool, the studio is once again a hive of activity. I have several projects in various stages of completion that I look forward to showing you over the next couple of weeks. The evenings are still reserved for cross-stitching though (when I can stay awake long enough!). Just like in […]

Blogoversary Give Away

In just under two weeks, on September 26, my baby blog will turn one. In honour of her first birthday I’m also very happy to announce my first ever giveaway.    One winner will receive the following: :: 2 moleskine books (1 sketchbook, 1 watercolour notebook) :: 5 sheets mulberry paper in assorted colours (tan, cream, green, lilac, […]

The reno chaos has begun!

We started ripping the master bedroom apart at the weekend. It was all hands on deck. I was going to strip the wallpaper this week, but when Alan made a start on it Sunday he realised all the plaster was live (loose/ coming away from the brick wall behind) and needs to be removed. That, […]