“The great subversive works of children’s literature suggest that there are other views of human life besides those of the shopping mall and the corporation. They mock current assumptions and express the imaginative, unconventional, non-commercial view of the world in its simplest and purest form. They appeal to the imaginative, questioning, rebellious child within all… Read More
I’m realizing that to “make room” for something or more importantly someone is not as easy as it sounds. I think this is because in order to create room, there must first be an empty space. First in our hearts and then in our homes, churches, and marketplaces. But empty spaces seem hard to come by especially with all the busyness that we are busy with!
Our Christmas Craft Party originally scheduled for last night (November 20th) had to be postponed due to poor weather conditions. We are happy to say it has been rescheduled for Monday, December 1st from 7:30-9:30pm. As you can see from the pictures we were looking forward to a fun night of Crafting:) We have a… Read More
Pillows are my favourite way to change the atmosphere and colour scheme of a room. To allow for this easily I like my walls and furniture to be neutral. I had several toss pillows around the house that I knew still had life in them, but definitely needed a change. So I decided to hand-paint some slip covers with… Read More
I love Easter. The promise of new life, the colours, the food, cute Spring dresses, and of course eggs! This Egg Bouquet was made using coloured glitter eggs I found at Goodwill. I stuck skewer sticks in the bottom at different lengths and then bundled them with some bare twigs and put them in a glass… Read More
My new studio continues to be a work in progress. But I’m very excited to unveil it for the first time! I coloured these butterflies 26 years ago for my step-father as a Father’s Day gift. Not bad for a 10 year old:) They hung above his bed and remained there until he passed away… Read More