Sarah’s Birthday

It’s Sarah’s birthday today, so as it is still raining outside, her friends have planned an indoor celebration. Petra went over early to set up a bit, and give gifts before the chaos comes. P: “So, this is from Tiffany, because she’s helping Hazel with the cake,” S: “Where did she get this? We haven’t…… Continue reading Sarah’s Birthday

Easter Biscuits

The girls decided this Easter to have a picnic on Sarah’s living room floor, complete with goodies from Fierro’s. S: “Do we each get a bag?” H: “Yes, there’s a bag for each of you!” Hazel made these Easter biscuits specially – the egg-shaped ones are plain shortbread, and the chick faces are dark chocolate.…… Continue reading Easter Biscuits

Summer Garland

After however-many-years, I have finally made myself a summery garland! There’s a bit of a mix of beach-related things and flowers/foliage on there, which is just about right. Peach shell, sunflower, and sun designs by Steffi Glaves And I found a permanent place for Bubbles, too. I did have Bubbles sitting on my desk prior…… Continue reading Summer Garland

2021: Year in Review

I’m not one for long paragraphs of self-reflection at the end of the year – I prefer to let the photos do the talking. So, let’s get to it! January: February: March: April: May: June: July: August: September: October: November: December Last year, I said I wanted to make some more life-sized things, continue exploring…… Continue reading 2021: Year in Review

Christmas Earrings

Because I really enjoyed putting together my spring earring collection, I decided to do a small collection of Christmassy designs. These little trees were definitely the most complicated ones to make! I had to make the cone shape with the beads on the inside, then turn it inside out to get this effect. I did…… Continue reading Christmas Earrings

Christmas Cheer

The sun has finally emerged in Sarah’s corner of the world, and she and her friends spent the morning putting up Christmas decorations. P: Do you need help with yours? T: I already finished them! But thanks, P. (Let’s agree to ignore that the window display is still a winter one. I think that’s a…… Continue reading Christmas Cheer