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I made decluttering, de-stashing and using what I have a soft theme for June at the beginning of the month. No hard goal, no smart objectives, just the thought of using up the supplies I…

I’ve been using these crochet dish rags for maybe a year now. They work fine for handwashing dishes, make a decent amount of foam (not as much as a sponge, but then again, plastic sponges…

Why t-shirt tacks? You might have a lot of old t-shirts laying around. You might want a creative challenge. You might be interested in sustainability and want to repurpose something you already own rather than…

Happy New Year! I hope that 2017 will be better, kinder and more mindful for you and me both. During the holidays I received a navy sweatshirt from a person I respect and admire a…

Linen is wonderful. Like cotton, linen, a textile woven from flax fibres, is one of the oldest and most popular textiles in history. It comes in different kind of weaves, looser or tighter, unbleached or dyed,…

Summer. You pour a glass of cold water and the surface of the glass instantly turns opaque, then melts into thin, transparent paths. You wait for, and enjoy even the mildest breeze in the hot…

Today I’m launching a new series: the Sky Turtle Embroidery Patterns, starting this summer with the ICONS mini-collection. The first of the four embroidery patterns is Frida. You can download the free embroidery pattern by…

If you’d like to paint eggs in a natural way this Easter, you could try this quick tutorial. I first grated the beetroot and boiled it until it was done. If you don’t want to…