Monday, November 21, 2016

11-21-16


It's "Maker Monday!" 
... my series of posts where I feature something the daughter or I are working on, 
and encourage the maker lifestyle.
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It snowed this past day or two... and it seems like all I want to do is hibernate and watch movies...
have a fire in the fireplace, and drink lots of chai.
This past week, I had a procedure done... and while I was at the hospital,
I finished up a scarf that I was crocheting, and gave it to one of my (fabulous) nurses.
 A few months ago... a friend gave me some random small balls of yarn she had. Last year, when I was gifted a similar batch...
I made a series of scarves that I called "Remnants". They are super cute, and have been out at my friend's shop.
This year, I was thinking I would name all these type of remnant scarves after books I enjoyed at a younger girl.
So... I am thinking "Little House on the Prairie" and "Little Women" type of books as the names for these scarves.
I think some of them really evoke the feeling of those stories...


And... in an effort to save and reuse...
the daughter and I ripped up some t-shirts that were way beyond wearing, and made them into a gigantic ball of t-shirt "yarn." 
The thought there, is to use it later on for a rag rug or some such.


Beyond that? 
Our Christmas Cactus is starting to bud out for the holidays (top photo)... and it is super pretty.

Kristin had a printmaking class at our friend's shop this weekend, and made the print below.
I adore it. She is also working on a commissioned painting (see far below).

So... lots going on... and lots more coming.
Keep creating!! and I'll see you all tomorrow.