Make Life Creative

Hand Touched – So Lovely

I am in love with this new collection from Rachelle Blondel. She is a UK artist that just recently started selling her ceramics. If you are in that part of the world you can get your own here. If not, use these lovely pieces as inspiration to enjoy the feel of hand-made living and dining. Savor the slow.

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“Yarn is Oxygen for My Hands”

You may already be aware of this lovely lady but just in case you’re not… Melody Hoffman of Mandarine’s is a knitting pattern designer and natural crafter. Her designs all have the spirit of the outdoors. She also sells naturally died yarn in small batches that work beautifully with her patterns.

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Print your Own – Rose Cards

As you have probably guessed, I really love to take photos. We have a great Botanical Garden here in town and I have a great time just walking around and shooting blooms and plants. The roses there are great! Continue Reading →

Decorate with Papel Picado

It’s time to decorate! Cinco de Mayo is a great way to celebrate the wonderful culture, handiworks and food of Mexico. We are starting with some Papel Picado in our house.

These lovely cuts are made with a great design file from www.LiaGriffith.com. You can download a file to cut in your digital cutter or a pdf to cut with an X-acto knife. It’s not hard to do, it just takes a little time. Or you can use this tutorial for cutting yours like a snowflake.

Now to figure out the next project for Cinco de Mayo and the food… oh, and the MARGARITAS!!! 🙂

Make your Own: Nature Notecards

I am determined to write more notes and send them in the mail – the actual mail, not e-mail. That being said, I am not one to stick to store-bought or the same cards that everyone else can get. I wanted to make some of my own. And they are so easy!

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