Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and all the best for 2012!
After four and a half months, more money than we wanted to spend, and much more work than originally imagined the renovations are done! I can hardly believe it is the same house. Who would have known it could be so bright and cheery in here? Gone are the dingy stained carpets, the harvest gold toilet and tub, stained walls and general gloom. In their place are laminate floors, freshly painted walls – I’m head over heals in love the blue grey of the kitchen and bathroom – awesome new light fixtures, and a general feeling of comfort. Continue reading
It could be the weather, perhaps the season in general, or it could just be life getting in the way but my creative juices, both desire and inspiration, are rather dry. Even getting a few scattered words out is a challenge. I’m feeling very blocked. While I am busy with other things, work and family which take up the majority of my time, there are hours in my week that could be set aside to create or at the very least write. Writing usually helps things along. Continue reading
Every Halloween I have the best of intentions to get a costume together and head out on the town, and every Halloween I end up staying in. Living in an apartment there aren’t even trick or treaters to give candy to. This year I have a good excuse, I will, yet again, be spending the weekend working on my Dad’s place. So, instead of a costume and party how about a Halloween post?
Now this is some spooky crochet art! Read about Shanell Papp’s installation here and here as well as view additional images here. I may just have to explore her work in more depth at a later point. But for now here are some fun and frivolous Halloween fibers.
The pattern for these spooky yet cute ghosts is available on Etsy from lafeecrochet
How about some knitted juggling ball eyes? The pattern for these are posted on Gigglinggoblins blog.
I’m no fan of spiders, but these two guys by Skymagenta are down right adorable!
There are written instructions for a pumpkin on Crochet Mania or you can hook along to the video.
What, you thought I’d forget about doilies? Never.
Have a happy Halloween!