Gazing Ball

The Mystique of the Gazing Ball, or, Why I Shouldn’t Drop my Bowling Ball on a Mean Girl’s Head Have you ever just wanted to drop a bowling ball on someone’s head? I know how terrible that sounds, and, of course, I’d never do it. But in full disclosure, the thought has crossed my mind lately….

Yarn Ball Wreath

My mother could knit! In fact, she knitted up until only weeks before she passed away at 94. If there was a wedding, Mom knitted the happy couple a new afghan. If there was an expected new arrival, Mom would knit the lucky baby a blanket, bonnet and slippers. She knitted sweaters – lots and lots…

Valentine’s Heart Wreath

In case you haven’t noticed, I enjoy holidays. All holidays, even the ones made up by Hallmark, give me reason to bring out the hot glue gun and paper cutter. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I thought I should look for something related to that. After all, it’s all of my favorite colors – reds…

Rags to Riches Fabric Strips Wreath

Let’s make something! On a visit to my younger sister’s home some time ago, I noticed an adorable wreath hanging from her front door. She made it by tying strips of fabric to a double-wire wreath form. Hers was red; so cute! I told her I wanted her to make me one, and she said she would…