Monthly Archives: January 2015

sharing audio books – the outlander series, by diana gabaldon …

Perhaps, gentle reader, you watched the recent tv series, Outlander, based on the first book of the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon? This series ‘follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where […]

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tutorial – lantern terrarium, by persia lou …

[lantern terrarium, by persia lou] Aren’t these lanterns lovely, filled with (faux) succulents that even I could ‘grow’ … I have a fondness for lanterns, and can see one of these in scandi white, filled with succulents, turning a corner of my home into an interesting space. You can find instructions and photos at persia […]

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sharing technology – bookbook travel journal, by twelvesouth …

[twelvesouth] Oh my, this makes my little librarian’s heart beat just that little bit faster!!! Technology plus books equals love!!! From the twelvesouth website … BookBook Travel Journal looks like a vintage book, but it’s really a dapper, hardback leather case designed to hold your iPad and the essential accessories that go with it. Inside you’ll […]

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quilting plans for 2015 …

After dealing with December’s quilting progress, I thought I would work on a creativity plan for 2015. Last year, I worked on a little challenge called #simplyretrochallenge that I set up for myself. It involved making the 11 quilts in ‘Simply Retro’ by Camille Roskelley. Other quilters who wandered along and expressed an interest were […]

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quilting wips, december 2014 …

Hello fellow quilters and/or gentle blog readers … it’s time to wrap up the quilting happenings of the last month of last year! It was pretty much a December like everyone else’s, I am guessing, with lots of rushing about and doing important last-minute stuff, with not all that much time for quilting and the […]

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tutorial – woven cane baskets, by design*sponge …

[design*sponge] You can never have enough storage … can you? I love these little baskets I found on design*sponge. Of course, I have no great expectation that my attempts would end up looking this beautiful, but oh my, I think I’d like to try. You can find a tutorial plus more lovely images at design*sponge.

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following @crystalmoody …

[crystal moody] Isn’t this a gorgeous collection of creativity? I discovered the Instagram feed of @crystalmoody this morning and was blown away. I clicked back to her website and read about her work … I used to spend way too much time admiring others and not doing anything creative myself. I often found myself looking at cool stuff […]

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sharing podcasts – serial …

Have you listened to the Serial podcast? This is from the Serial podcast website … Serial is a podcast from the creators of This American Life, and is hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial tells one story – a true story – over the course of an entire season. Each season, we’ll follow a plot and […]

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