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workshops for kids
recycled cardboard boats

A small selection of the recycled cardboard boats created by children during Festival delle Arti, Giudecca, Sacca Fisola in Venice.

join me to try out table-top weaving

I have set up a series of tutorials and videos as a beginner’s first steps in table-top weaving. Check out moments captured during weaving workshops. On the same page you will find links to the various video clips and weaving tips.

Keeping the kids happy with simple projects

Ideas for glue, paint and other mediums that the kids will love! Ideas for keeping them busy are on the downloadables page.

Stuff I do…
freebies & tutorials
Felt mug holder

Little by little we are adding content for download in this section. You will find patterns and templates for various simple projects.

check out our resources section

An ever-growing list of books and online resources for writers and crafters

free cross stitch patterns

Choose one of my free cross stitch patterns — suitable for all levels of ability on the downloadables page.

Latest blog posts…
Stuff I’ve done…

Christmas theme file holder

Just what I wanted! I love this item and use it for filing my recipes. It is the perfect size for large and small index size recipe cards with room to spare but not so large that it’s cumbersome on my bookshelf. I absolutely love the print and the little ribbon and bow detail are my absolute favorite par
February 2022

Post-it holder

Contact with the seller was smooth and friendly. She immediately warned me of a potential delay in shipping and offered to wait or refund me immediately. I chose patience and it was worth it! Very well made post-it holder, which I use every day, very well packaged and I also received a small thank you gift. I highly recommend this store (for the seller) and this item
October 2023

Melons — hand painted silk scarf

The colors in this scarf are to die for! It caught my eye long ago and I finally HAD to have it. There isn’t a flaw anywhere! It was shipped extremely carefully and arrived within just a couple of weeks of purchase. This was, of course, before the USPS situation in August. This shop is very easy to communicate with and goes the extra mile to make your purchase special with cute packaging and personal touches.
August 2020