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  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this bright spot. {on an otherwise dead roof.} 2. this trusty jacket. {freshly washed and ready for another kid.} 3. this little perch. {for a kiddo who has to spend the next week…

    October 22, 2021 3 Comments
  • small improvement: rattan radiator cover.

    We have four small radiators in our apartment, though for most winter days, the heat pipes servicing them would be plenty to heat the apartment. When we moved in, the radiator in the kids’…

    October 19, 2021 13 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these little beauties. {because one woman’s weeds…} 2. these rainbows. {because ’tis their season.} 5. this collection of perfect pins. {just cause.} 4. this box of supplies. {for currently living under the couch.}…

    October 15, 2021 4 Comments
  • small improvements: mending throw pillows.

    We’re in the season of patched up scarecrows and stitched together monsters, and, less spooky, patched throw pillows. I added a new ticking stripe throw pillow to our couch a few weeks ago, which…

    October 14, 2021 8 Comments
  • make your own: simple cheesecloth ghosts.

    My children love gory halloween decorations. Give them a tree of decapitated heads, as one neighbor has, and they’ll be squealing in delight. Give them an animatronic ghoul rising from the trash can as…

    October 12, 2021 7 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these toilet paper rolls. {because in the hierarchy of craft supply toilet paper rolls, they’re at the top.} 2. this name practice. {and school being back in session.} 3. this borrowed dress. {and…

    October 8, 2021 7 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these sharpened pencils. {all ready to go, all at the same time.} 2. this rearranged pinboard. {for letting in new and old ideas.} 3. these little lights. {and finally just going for it…

    October 1, 2021 2 Comments