yardstick outtakes

This is how hubby entertains himself while prepping yardsticks to become business card holders.


Red Dot Dash – this Friday evening!

I am so thrilled to be showing my work with this amazing group of local artists.  Join us at the brand spanking new Center for the Arts this Friday evening.  Enjoy (and purchase) some wonderful art created by local artists and makers.

raw materials


It is a lovely thing to have friends on the lookout for your raw materials.  Especially the most lovely, locally sourced yardsticks, I have ever seen.  These will make the most wonderful business card holders, just in time for holiday gifts.

Red Dot Dash Benefit Exhibition

We are delighted to be participating in Red Dot Dash Benefit Exhibition on November 9th at the Center for the Arts in downtown Northampton.  This is a benefit coordinated by ArtSalon, offering affordable and exciting way to add to a collection, support local art makers, and fund ArtSalon presenter honorariums at the same time. Buyers have the opportunity to acquire original 10” x 10” sized works by established and emerging artists for ONLY $88 EACH. Each piece is exhibited anonymously, but if you are familiar with the reclaimed crafts vibe, you’ll know our work right away!  Come join us!

super quick 2 year, 30 minute curtain tieback project

curtain-tie-for-topSo about 2 years ago, I saw this clever, fun idea for curtain tie backs.   I duly pinned it, looked at it periodically, bought the cord on etsy (this is not a tag sale victory post), bought the key ring and snap hooks at the local hardware (nothing salvaged here), and then 2 years passed.  Kind of like the story of my dry cleaning.   Continue reading “super quick 2 year, 30 minute curtain tieback project”