Category Archives: Crafting

Watch Yourself

Apparently if you get three women together and feed them snacks and champagne they will make a bit of noise, a bit of silliness, and maybe a blanket, a scrapbook, and some letters. It is a delicate balance though, too … Continue reading

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Sendsomething Surprise

I got this crazy fantastic letter in the mail from Sendsomething. Details and pieces and so much going on with this letter. It was delightful and a little awe-inspiring. The tree on the back of the envelope alone must have … Continue reading

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Never Start With An Apology

One of the first things a correspondent friend of mine taught me was to never start a letter with apologies. She used to say if you start the letter apologizing for the letter it starts the whole thing off on … Continue reading

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Standback – Firemen Envelopes

I took an old calendar and made some envelopes. With firemens on them. I am particularly fond of the subtlety of these firemens. The majority of them tend to be holding something big and heavy in their hands. Even the … Continue reading

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Calendars – Gift Bags – Making Envelopes

Taking old calendars and turning them into envelopes is one of my favorite materials. Calendars make some of the easiest handmade envelopes. They are roughly the right size, they are usually good medium-heavy paper, and they often have at least … Continue reading

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Raspberry Cream Blanket

I’m still fiddling about with the knitting thing. I think so far I really like making socks. I like making something small and easy to cart around, but I thought I’d make a blanket for a friend at work as … Continue reading

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Pen Show Envelope

One of my pen pals recently went to a pen show. He made a fabulous envelope covered with cool pens. The colors are gorgeous, and how can you go wrong with pens to dream over? I sent back another handmade … Continue reading

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The Cotton Club is Always a Party

Just another handmade envelope from a movie, based on The Cotton Club. Lots of pretty images, but kind of a disjointed film that stays with you visually.

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Crafty Chicks in June

For the last couple of months a couple of crafty chicks I know (and myself) have been getting together once a month and doing our own little crafts each month. One of the girls is a scrapbooker, I write letters … Continue reading

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Zuul Rules

Because who doesn’t love a minion of Gozer?

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