Remember the story about the unfortunate children of the cobbler? Poor things; they never got shoes since their father was too busy making them for other people. That's a bit like I am feeling. After months of making vintage Christmas goodies, I find myself in the position of being incredibly behind in my own Christmas … Continue reading The Cobbler’s Children Syndrome…..And You
A Joy-Full Wreath (Part 1)
If I had a nickel for every time someone asked me if I would make them a wreath using their ornaments I would be feeling pretty flush about now. It must be a passing fancy for most people because rarely does anyone follow through. But last fall, I received a very nice enquiry from a … Continue reading A Joy-Full Wreath (Part 1)
I've been gone awhile, have you noticed? There have been a lot of things going on these past few months but now I am back and ready to get to work making more fabulous vintage Christmas! I haven't been ignoring my work by any stretch. I have spent lots of time scouring all over for … Continue reading I’m Back
I’m in a Fever
Just look at what came in the mail last week! I am so anxious to get to work making wonderful stuff but, alas, it is still soooo cold here and - have I mentioned this before? - Santa's Workshop, Southern Branch, does not have heat. I have been collecting all manner of treasures over the … Continue reading I’m in a Fever
Look what came in the mail today! Isn't he marvelous? He is not marked but he looks Italian to me. I can't wait to make something with him! What shall it be?