Tags » Handiwork

poppies, posies, favors!

Upon completing my substantive edits for Mad Miss Mimic I was overcome by a fit of exuberant craftiness. I bought a digital download of vintage opium-poppy illustrations on Etsy, printed the images on card stock, and tied them with ribbons to specialty single-serve teas. 53 more words


Playing Catch-up

Oh hey there, 4 month blog break.  It certainly hasn’t been for lack of content, but we’ve been in a 4-month survival period from which we’re slowly emerging.   314 more words


Something by me... & ChefSteps

Finally, I get to share something that I had a hand in this year.

One of my film adventures this year included working with a company called ChefSteps, a high-tech cooking company committed to changing the way people cook.   88 more words


Program Guide - Green, clean, and beautiful

With issues cropping up every day, the environmental and fiscal cost of print rising, and timing being a setback on production, I am incredibly proud of what we were able to produce. 21 more words


Keep On Stitching

So… learning to embroider.

In my information gathering stage (ha! read: pinning) I was most struck by the importance of unique lace in creating striking pieces of lingerie (no duh). 455 more words


Crochet is an age-old tradition practiced by Sicilian women. This bookmark, pictured, was made in Bagheria by the mother of ceramic artist Mirella Pipia.


No Moaning Today

I’ve just had a great birthday weekend, so I’m not moaning.

Started on Friday with a BBQ at the botequim (local bar), continued on Saturday with a family BBQ, Sunday was rest and… 341 more words

Monday Moaning