yippie!

Look who came in the mail today…

Pippy! One of Claire’s fabulous little kittens. She is so wonderful. Her little expression and her bright red jumper and her soft soft fuzzy hair..I’m a smitten kitten! I’ve put her in with all of Oscar’s trucks and balls in an attempt to lure him to her. So far all attempts at introducing dolls to him have had little success. I’m glad to see Buttercup has made it there safely and is … More

shrinky dink pins

I was inspired by Craftlog to buy some shrinky dinks at the hobby store to play with. I was going to make some buttons to go out with my orders. Instead I got sidetracked by making fancy pinheads. After trying to melt the shrinky dink on top of a pinhead I realized, duh, you can stick a flat headed pin *through* the colored, cut out shrinky dink shapes and then put it in the oven together and voila! So fun! … More

countdown to Oscar

It’s been nothing but Oscar Oscar Oscar on the tv lately. And every single time I look up.. what about my Oscar… oh that Oscar. It’s not as interesting when you haven’t been to the movies in 15 months. In crafting news I finally managed to tear myself up off the couch and get some sewing done the last couple of nights. I made this little ribbon pincushion. I think I may make some more tonight while watching the big … More