Category Archives: Craft

Holiday Wreath

This year I really mixed it up.  Normally I like a naturalistic wreath for the fireplace, like the one I created last year.  Very pretty and soothing, but this year I wanted something different. I guess you’d say the wreath below … Continue reading

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A Fun Project

If, like me, you’ve got bits and pieces from last year’s garden lying around, here’s a fun, inexpensive, and relatively easy mixed media project to use them up. Sometimes called a spirit box, I have called mine a heart’s desire … Continue reading

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Quick & Simple

Here’s an easy way to stretch your decorating dollars and create an attractive display for Thanksgiving.  I haphazardly piled small inexpensive pumpkins alongside two heirloom pumpkins near the fireplace and draped a length of fall garland over them.  It took … Continue reading

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Fibonacci’s been at work in my garden again

What makes a face or flower deeply satisfying or even flawless?                                   Proportion. There are known, measurable ratios for the distance between chin and … Continue reading

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Has Your Creativity Run Aground?

The Problem Doing the same things over and over but expecting a different result is one definition of insanity.  In the pursuit of a writing career, it’s also a recipe for giving up in despair. Despite all your “working hard,” … Continue reading

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The YaYa Pantserhood of the Traveling Plotline

Are you a pantser or a planner?  That’s a perennial ice breaker when getting to know fellow writers, yes? Well, a funny thing happened to this pantser on the way to writing a paranormal series. I got stuck. Completely lost … Continue reading

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