Last weekend we met Gina, Tom and the boys at The Crayola Experience in Easton,… Pennsylvania…it’s halfway between our houses and it was a nice visit for us all!!! We stayed in a suite at the Marriott Residence Inn…they had these cute little backpacks for the kids, filled with Crayola supplies!!! Parker and Aaden were so excited, here they are climbing a giant marker…and the kids … Continue reading 🖍Crayon Fun in PA🚗
My last post was about my dad’s handmade clocks…to give my mom equal time, this post is about my mom’s hooked or handmade oriental rugs…This is the first out of many rugs that my mom made, this one she kept for herself, it’s one of the largest she made being 3X5 feet… I’ll try to briefly explain how she made them, at her age of 98, it’s hard for her to remember the process… First, she picked the style rug she wanted, it comes on mesh fabric with the pattern stamped on it, similar to needlepoint… then she chose the color scheme for the wool yarn. She made these rugs on a big Continue reading “✂️Hooked on Rugs and Clothes👚”
I was so excited to start getting my hands dirty, planting the first flowers of the season on my day off, but when I woke up on Wednesday, look what I saw
on my weather app…30 degrees and foggy😩 Because I have people looking at my blog from all over the world I have to explain that here in the northeast United States, we are supposed to have spring weather in April, but instead, we have had Continue reading “🙌Dirty Hands…and Flowers Everywhere🌻🌼🌷🦋”
Easter and Spring bring a renewed feeling and a time for thinking of those who have a special place in our hearts…This is what we are giving our grandsons, it might give you some gift ideas for your children or grandchildren… Looking for an Easter gift bag for our grandsons was particularly hard, so I Continue reading “🌸Spring and Easter…New Beginnings…🐇”
This is my studio, it’s on the 3rd floor of our home…It is where I make my jewelry, color, sew and paint, yoga room and even wrapping central at Christmas…as you can see in the photo, my jewelry caddy is bursting with tools, beads and findings…also the drawers behind the chair are filled with materials for all my crafts…the project I am working on now is Continue reading “My Studio…”
I took a picture of this little guy on Thursday…he seems to be waiting very patiently, sitting on this very snowy branch…Patiently for what? Continue reading “Patience for Spring and Patience for a Craft”
Yeah, no school!!! A day to sit by the fire and color, for me that is pure joy!! This is a look into my coloring world…I hope it inspires you!!!Hot coffee with whipped cream, chocolate sprinkles and a cinnamon stick, when it melts into the coffee it makes a creamy delight…The mug was made by my brother, Anthony Masse, who has a business making … Continue reading Snow Day!!!