Teaching at Create Explore Discover 2014

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As the cold weather starts to arrive, I’m thrilled to think about getting cozy in some lofty, lush arm knit cowls. Or, I’m loving the idea of  just hunkering down and making some beautiful things in front of a fire.  Would you like to get away on a fabulously relaxing retreat to learn how to READ MORE

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Just Breathe

I recently came across this photo of Allie from last spring.  I just had to pause . . . something in her face here to me is the essence of letting it all go and just being.  There is not one ounce of worry or thinking across that beautiful face of hers.  Just being.  I READ MORE

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DIY Locker Decorations: Dry Erase Board + Pencil Cup

I love dry erase boards. I adore the smoothness with which those markers glide across the surface. But, let’s face it, most whiteboards tend to be pretty ugly. Why not dress it up for your DIY locker decorations this year with a beautiful colored version? Turns out you can write on glass with those markers READ MORE

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DIY Locker Decorations: Mirror +Bulletin Board

Here is Part II of my DIY Locker Decorations series.  Yay! Look at this beautiful magnetic beaded mirror and little mini bulletin boards with matching thumb tacks. Of course, the mirror has a happy little “Hello” to say to you every time you take a peek.  I mean, really, let’s be honest, wasn’t the mirror READ MORE

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Interruption in Programming

  I’m going to interrupt the regular programming (or irregular as the case may be) to let you all know that what has been showing up on my blog lately is not necessarily the norm. This is the keep-my-head-above-water-any-way-I-can version. In other words, with the fabulous finger and arm knitting book I’m working on, my READ MORE