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  • make your own: travel watercolor set.

    For the last long lazy weeks of summer, here’s the gift of the world’s simplest travel water color set. It’s quick to make, easy to carry, and it offers a little something novel to…

    August 11, 2022 3 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these watercolors. {for providing just the spot of calm color i needed this week.} 2. these magazines. {and the sweet neighbor who passed them my way.} 3. this sheepie. {a gift for a…

    January 17, 2020 8 Comments
  • gift guide: gifts to hone skills.

    Knitting Skills: A new knitting pattern +/or the yarn to complete it. Knife Skills: A new cutting board (plus phone holder) +/or a new knife for practicing. Cocktail Skills: A handy guide to strong drinks +/or a whiskey…

    December 3, 2018 9 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these fan blades. {for being clean.} 2. these undies.  {in a grown-up size.} 3. these dried flowers. {for holding onto all their color, two weeks later.}…

    August 31, 2018 24 Comments
  • a back-to-school giveaway with skillshare.

    This post is sponsored by Skillshare, an online learning community for creative skills. In the spirit of heading back to school, I’m partnering with Skillshare to encourage you guys to try out a class or ten this fall.…

    September 13, 2016 12 Comments
  • learning to watercolor with skillshare.

    This post is sponsored by Skillshare, an online learning community for creative skills.If you’d asked me six months ago whether I’d ever take a watercolor class online, I would have said no. Or at least…

    May 17, 2016 15 Comments