Winter

How to Make Matryoshka - Russian Nesting Dolls - with Gourds

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Happy 90 Days until Christmas! "90 Days Until Christmas" is a big holiday at my house because it is the official kick-off to the "getting ready for the winter holidays"!

I am celebrating by putting up my 90 day count down to Christmas calendar and putting the final coat of spray on my Matryoshka ornament...

Testing! Testing! Plaid Folk Art Acrylic! And a Fab Giveaway!

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True Confession! Except for a little watercolor atc that I made for Chris last year, I have not touched paint since I was in college. Well - there was that youthful love affair with Casein paint when I was 12, but other than that, paint and I have never exactly bonded.

Perfect Christmas Socks Begin at Yarnia

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Ok! OK! OK! My daughter definitely beat me to the punch on this one! Her video post about our visit to Yarnia to pick out a custom designed yarn for her Christmas socks went live yesterday!

Anyway, I still think I should get to tell MY side of the story! Right?

Indian Corn Series Part 1 - Making an Indian Corn Wreath

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I am crazy about Indian Corn!

Every year, in the fall, I end up buying more - even though I have bunches and bunches of it already at home. I just can't resist the stuff!

So - this year I decided to actually DO something with all those bags of Indian Corn my sweetie has so patiently hung from the garage rafters year after year. He never complains, but I know he is convinced I am nuts!

Curled Wood Roosters from Poland

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Look how beautiful this is!

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And this one!

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