Thursday, August 4, 2011

Yes, sometimes I put birds on things

I finally learned how to embroider! Thanks to Katie and lots of super cheap embroidery floss from Knittn' Kitten.

Here's what I like about embroidery: it allows me to feel productive while I spend evenings inside catching up on TV shows that I really should have watched awhile ago. TV and crafts go so well together.

Cherry Pie

Last weekend I went out to my grandpa's ranch in Tygh Valley, Oregon to swim in lakes, ride ATVs, and take advantage of the overwhelming number of cherry trees on his property.

Recipe from here. No, is not a website that I often consult for recipes. It just happens to have been the first website that popped up when I typed in "vegan cherry pie".

No pictures of the finished product, as it was cut open late in the evening and then finished up over breakfast. Pie and black coffee, Twin Peaks style.

I've been hearing that pie is the new cupcakes. I think I'm OK with that.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Guerrrrrrilla Girls

Sometimes I think I would be happy making greeting cards for the rest of my life. When I'm asked about my dream job, I go back and forth between card maker and erotic baker.

Katie's b-day/going away card. (I MISS YOU, LADY)

The origami dresses were made out of security envelopes after I watched this tutorial a few times.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011


I'd been meaning to do this for awhile.

I think they're CUTE.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Hair Clips!

My grandma recently cleaned out her garage and unloaded a bunch of craft boxes onto me, so I've been trying to come up with projects that require felt (she gave me SO MUCH FELT). I am suddenly super addicted to making felt flower pins.

I used this tutorial for the pink flower, and now I'm adapting them to make use of various buttons and fabric scraps hanging out in drawers around the house.

These are perfect to make while taking to long distance friends on the phone. I kind of want to make one each time I talk on the phone and then send them to that person afterwards.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Friday, 6:23pm

My favorite time of day.

ESPECIALLY when there are tulips on the dining room table.

Thursday, April 14, 2011


I found this cigar box on the side of the road and brought it home to store my cards and envelopes inside of. I'm hoping this box, sitting in front of me while I'm at my desk, will remind me to be better at keeping in touch.