Playing around with Ann Butler’s faux-quilting Unity stamps and Makins clay, I decided to make buttons for these lovely fabric flowers I made last week. To make the dark button I rolled a small ball of brown clay, about the circumference of a nickel, and pressed my stamp gently into the ball to create a … Continue reading Textured Clay Buttons
Dealing with the loss of a loved one is beyond description. I think that as human beings we have a need to make sense of that which defies our senses and all that we hold as true. I recently experienced the loss of my childhood friend, Lori Beckerman. What a beautiful and brilliant flame she … Continue reading Sand and Water – Dealing with Loss
Who doesn’t love Velcro!? Last weekend I attended a wedding in The States. I hadn’t tried on my dress in a while, and quickly discovered that the belt was much bigger and it had NO WHERE to go but just hang at my side. Ta-Da! Wardrobe malfunction averted! My belt is now securely attached and … Continue reading Wardrobe Malfunction: VELCRO saves the day!
On the Ann Butler Designs blog today I have a great Thanksgiving-themed project for you. If you enjoy stamping, inking and maybe even playing with string, I think you’ll find this a lot of fun! Thanks for stopping by today, Continue reading Mixed Media Thanksgiving Craft Project
You know, we call it a meeting but in truth it is an incredibly rejuvenating and productive time of creativity. The meetings are always generously sponsored. Today’s get-together took place at The Sewing Cafe in Georgetown, Ontario. Thank you to Linda and Anna for hosting us in their beautiful shop and providing the most delicious … Continue reading CHA Canada Designers Section Quarterly Meeting