A little bit of Summer to brighten your day: A pop of pink from a gorgeous bloom. A Pine cone enjoying the day in a bed of grass. Infant flowers waiting patiently to dazzle the world with their cheerful colors. Have you ever stood under a tree and looked up at the glory above you? … Continue reading A Little Bit of Summer
This past Saturday, my sister and I went to Clinton, NC to a birthday party. While we were in town, we stopped in at Simply NC - a beautiful gift shop where my wonderful friend, Angela, works. The displays of all the different soaps, jewelry, pottery, were just lovely and so beautifully arranged..... I love … Continue reading Gift Shops – Simply N.C.
One thing that I love about the month of June is that the wild blackberries growing around our little farm are ripening! They are absolutely gorgeous, and they taste so good. The picture below was taken of the blackberries right next to our driveway, the one in the middle so plump and almost ready to … Continue reading Nature in Photos
"Can you make me a duck?" This was the text my uncle sent me one sunshiny day this past May as I was on my way to work. . "Sure, what colors?" And the adventure began. . I searched on Ravelry (my favorite pattern site, as you may know by now...), and found this one … Continue reading “Can you make me a duck?”
I had never sewn a cow before my grandmother asked for one, but I think these are simply adorable! The pattern is "Moo Moo" by Melly and Me, fairly quick to sew up once you've finally made the difficult decisions of which fabrics to use. 😉 I did enjoy making these. Following is the first … Continue reading The Cow Says “Moo”
Yesterday was a beautiful day, for the first day of April 2017. I completely finished the mini hippo by adding the eyes, and I also finished the little cow I mentioned in my last post! Here are several pictures of the finished Mini Hippo: She was a popular piece at the Yearning for Yarn Shamrock … Continue reading A Beautiful Day in April
I decided to use a different yarn for my next Happy Hippo. Choosing the yarn was easy - Loops & Threads Woolike, because I have plenty of it. Choosing the colors.... not difficult, but I still changed my mind a couple of times trying to decided exactly which colors to use. I went with a … Continue reading Mini Happypotamus