Near the end of last year I decided that Project 365 had run its course for me. I’d done that photo-a-day thing for twelve years, and while there was still something of value in it for me, I found other parts of it were just too rigid for my liking and for the way I live these days. So, I abandoned the parts of it that were too much, and I decided that these new rules would be more sustainable, and would bring me more enjoyment.Read More: TWiP: The This Week in Pictures Project for 2021
Five years ago, I learned that sometimes there are fifty-three weeks in a year instead of fifty-two. And here we are again, with another such week.Read More: TWiP: Week 53 Again
Introducing the Campfire Blanket: a new crochet pattern! This hexagon blanket features a fiery color scheme, has straight sides, and a ripple top and bottom. It features several shades of each color in order to get a random, scrappy look. The pattern is fully illustrated and available for download now.Read More: New Year, New Project?
I have been scrimping and saving my paid time off so that I could get a nice extended break at the end of the year, and so last week I was blissfully job-free and able to throw myself into Christmas preparations, and some much-enjoyed time at the clay table.Read More: TWiP: Tiny Sweaters
This week began by feeding the wildlife.Read More: TWiP: Cranberries and Clementines
the Campfire Blanket is finished, and is definitely the next Polka Dot Cottage pattern to be published!Read More: TWiP: Finishing Up the Campfire Blanket
Tacky Santa made his return in the middle of the week.Read More: TWiP: He Sees You When You’re Sleeping
It was a different Thanksgiving than usual, but a good one, nonetheless.Read More: TWiP: Thanksgiving Week
This weekend though Cyber Monday, I’m happy to share that all handmade items in the shop are 25% OFF if you use the coupon code STOCKING2020Read More: Stocking Stuffer Sale!
Candlelight was the thing this week. I bought some tea lights and have them scattered around the room in various vessels full of rice.Read More: TWiP: The Days are Getting Darker