Art, crotchet, Home, relationships

Baby Blankets

I began to crotchet when I was pregnant with my oldest daughter, a little more than 18 years ago. My first serious project was a baby blanket of a light pink color. I hadn't learned to finish a project or how to tighten my stitches. The end result was a very loose and large holed… Continue reading Baby Blankets

Art, Home, Mosaics

This month’s projects

Last week I moved my mosaic everything from my room to my office. I decluttered my desk first and had someone help me hang a shelf above my desk for my mosaic tile and parts. Then I moved the rest of my mosaic stuff to my desk. My room is now decluttered and cleaner. I… Continue reading This month’s projects

Art, Mosaics, Pictures

Project Mosaic Table

I have brainstormed Project Mosaic Table since January 2020 (maybe sooner). I bought the sander in April and earlier this month I finally came across the exact mosaic tile I want to use on it. The mosaic tile isn't made of recycled material, but my table will be refurbished so environmental I hope that counts… Continue reading Project Mosaic Table

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Decluttering My Room and My Mind

Right now I am decluttering my bedroom. Earlier this year, during the beginning of the Covid lockdown I made a deal with myself to return to my love of creating mosaics in addition to other arts. So, I set up a table in the middle of my bedroom. This would help me remember to work… Continue reading Decluttering My Room and My Mind

Art, Art, love, Mosaics, relationships

Spreading the Mosaic Addiction

Spreading the Mosaic Addiction by Canela Ajena I believe it is part of our human nature to share and teach what brings us passion and joy so that joy can grow and flourish for as long as possible. This week I shared my love for mosaics with my loved ones and guided them through their… Continue reading Spreading the Mosaic Addiction

Art, Mosaics

Project Jewelry Day 1

On occasion family or friends will give me their unwanted or broken jewelry, tile, plates and so on for my mosaic art. Today, my favorite walking partner, who I haven't seen in weeks (thanks to Stay-in-place) dropped off a bunch of crafting materials, including: unwanted/broken jewelry and empty wine bottles, at my front door. It… Continue reading Project Jewelry Day 1

poetry, Writing

Aging Gracefully

Sold my first kiss for a pretty penny Gave my heart away for a pretty face Learned that making love takes patience And that in growing older there is no grace Found that time made me pleasantly bitter Unconsoled by God’s lethargic problem solving pace Switched my faith again to luck and karma Still, life… Continue reading Aging Gracefully