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  • giving: a clay vessel.

    Just about one year ago, Rose Pearlman and I began collaborating on simple, useful craft projects that could be easily made from inexpensive hardware store materials and that can serve a practical purpose in your home.…

    December 4, 2019 10 Comments
  • make your own: pom-poms and tassels.

    My nephew is enthralled by the idea of fake presents used in store displays during the holidays. He stops in front of shop windows to take in the shiny displays of teetering boxes, wondering…

    December 17, 2018 16 Comments
  • eco-friendly efforts at the holidays.

    We’re in the thick of what’s arguably the most indulgent time of year. I’m not here to tell you to lay off the egg nog or the gingerbread cookies, but I thought it might…

    December 11, 2017 17 Comments
  • wrapped up in words.

    This year I’m wrapping all of my tiny presents in magazine pages. As you all know, I’m the picture of recycling perfection, so I never have back issues of The New Yorker floating around my tiny…

    December 18, 2012 20 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this page. {and countless others like it. all bundled neatly into a binder to help me come up with something of my own to say}. 2.…

    December 17, 2010 12 Comments