Sometimes it is impossible to keep things in. Even if your mouth has been stitched closed. This one is just overflowing with love – it all just spilled out and bubbled up into the atmosphere. I feel really strongly about this piece. I’ve been down in a plush slump for a few weeks now, and … More The Escape
The Ornithopter. Ok, this one doesn’t fly. I actually sketched this bird over a year ago. Suddenly, in the middle of my week-long-slump I had the overpowering urge to try it out. It was a quick project, and pretty simple. But . . . It’s a finger-puppet! Fun! A Manipulative Haiku: Perched on your finger … More Flap. Flutter. Flap.
A big Thanks to Christine Renee of re-conceived for including me in her fantastic new website – ChicagoCrafty. It is a comprehensive guide to all things crafty in the Windy City. How exciting! I’ve admired Christine from afar for a long time – she’s a fellow seller at Depart-Ment with a penchant for Zombie lore. … More Getting Windy
A big Thank You to Heather of Dream Bird Designs for summing up exactly how I’ve felt this past week. And for featuring that Crazy Ungulate! Remember him?
It’s a plush-of-sorts. Actually, it’s a pillow. But I made it myself! I bought some luscious Marimekko fabric to spruce up my new couch. Check it out: My love affair with Marimekko started a very young age, thanks to my parents who kept us amply supplied with dishware, place settings, and awesome mugs boasting the … More The Forest.
My Original I Heart Maggots is a finalist over at Dabbled’s Anti-Valentine’s Day contest! There is a people’s choice award – so head on over and vote for me!
A Cloudy Haiku: Shower me with hugs, And watch your rainy day blues Melt away for good. She can be yours – here!
Here she is! Each of those fluffy clouds are hand-appliqued and stuffed! She’s so puffy – it’s a great piece to hug. That’s all I have the energy to post this evening. I’ll put up more pics and an extra fluffy haiku tomorrow – and put the Sky Maggot up for sale in my Etsy … More Cloudy With a Chance of Maggots!
The results are in! The winner of the Pugilist is . . . Lauri! A fellow lover of all things craft. With this gem: I’m green and I’m square. Piercing blue eyes, how they stare. Big fists, got a pair. Thanks to everyone who Haiku-ed! I always love to see what you guys come up … More Put Up Your Dukes!
I am still a crazy Maggot-Lady. A year after making my first maggot, I still can not stop! Here are two new ones: I Heart Maggots in purple Maggots Gone Green. Leafy Green. I attempted a Fiery Maggot, but alas, it was not meant to be. I will attempt it again soon. I have shipped … More More? Yes!