I had been feeling sad that we didn't have an advent wreath. In Orthodoxy you need one with 6-7 candles - one for each Sunday of Advent and then one for Christmas Day. These are made but I have never ordered one. On occasion I would turn over in my head ideas for making one, … Continue reading Advent Wreath
[regular blog post at the bottom below the Yarn Along post] So these are some of my recent projects. All of these went into the shop (except that last in-progress photo) but only the miniatures are left. I do like making things people enjoy! Of course, if it's not enjoyable for me then it's hard … Continue reading Yarn Along for August
A beautiful morning today! And 19 years ago on a similar, sunny, spring morning we became parents.
The children decorated for me on Holy Friday while I was dyeing eggs. I didn't have a chance to examine things properly and take pictures until this morning. This coincided with a visit from friends who were traveling home from visiting family over Pascha. We fixed a brunch for them but the only thing we … Continue reading Bright Monday: Friends and Feasting
These crocheted versions are available at Cozy House Curios. Interestingly, I am also in charge of dying the real red eggs for our parish at Pascha. I'm glad I don't have to crochet that many!
Floppy herself is not vintage, of course, being only newly sixteen! However, since she loves all things vintage we went antiquing for her birthday and kept to the theme for her party. Many years!