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Sunday, April 19, 2015

A Few Spring Projects For The Deck

We are finally having some warm days here in PA and it feels like Spring.
Time to prep the deck for some outdoor activities.
 I've recycled all my old throw pillows into one giant pillow for the deck.
 Our new pergola has been installed and is waiting for our first BBQ.
 My temple bells are hung
 and the Buddha statue is in place.
It's starting to come together nicely.
I'll be spending time reading, spinning yarn, and working on a little yoga here over the summer.
No vegetable garden for me this year.
How about you?

Karen

Monday, March 23, 2015

Whimsy

Just a bit of whimsy to start the week.
My darling new figurine by Lori Mitchell.
I've been doing my best to not bring more unnecessary stuff into my home,
but this little piece of folk art makes me smile and
was exactly what I needed.

HAPPY SPRING!

Karen




Saturday, March 7, 2015

Light

It's been such a long brutal winter here in PA, but Spring is on its way.
 The snow and ice are still here,
 but the light is changing.
The upcoming week will have temps in the 40's.
So looking forward to the sunshine!
Have a lovely weekend everyone.
Karen

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Friday, February 20, 2015

Frozen

Found some beauty in this miserable cold morning.

 -19 degrees this morning here in PA.

Karen

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Wearable Cotton Candy

 Wool in soft pinks.
Loosely needle felted.
 Speckled in gold thread.
 Fuzzy
 Cotton candy stitches.
Simple

Karen

Monday, February 16, 2015

Catching Up

It's hard not to be in a funk at this time of year.
We rarely see the sun, and the snow, ice and freezing temps are getting old.
This was the snow storm we had on Saturday.
I have a feeling these geese wish they had gone south.

This morning it was -15 degrees when I woke up and this is what the sky looked like.
So cold it was difficult to breathe, but the colors in the sky were amazing.

This little guy flew smack into the glass door today and was knocked senseless for an hour or so.
I scooped him up and put him on a warm towel and he eventually flew off.

I've been practicing my spinning lately.
This little corner is where you'll find me most days.





Been crocheting when I'm not spinning.
 Taught a friend how to make felt beads.
 This afternoon the dye pot was on the stove.
Testing out some new fleece and dye colors.
 I knew this vintage drying rack would come in handy one day.
Took a break from fiber on Saturday to spend some time with my Valentine.
 And last but not least, I finished reading "Adventures in Yarn Farming".
A must read if you love fiber.
I hope you've been keeping busy and beating the depression that winter seems to bring.
See you soon.
Karen