Make It September – Let the whole earth

I made this as a donation for a women’s conference at a local church. A friend of mine from childhood is one of the speakers and her mother helps organize the conference each year. It’s always...

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Make It September – unintentional

There’s a cotton hand towel I keep near the work table. It started out as a try at a Christmas tea towel; I stenciled a ’25’ in hunter green and painted Merry Christmas in red and it just didn’t look right. So it became the everything towel.     I whisk paintbrushes across it when I’ve got too much paint. I dab paint on it from skewers and jar lids and my hands.   Just as often, it’s a good, “Hmmm…let me think,” tool. Or hmmmm….let my mind wander tool. Absently brushing paint off while thinking about what to do next...

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Make It September: No need to ask

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Make It September: File Folder

    Why have a plain old file folder — When you can add sequins and paint and glitter and have this —     I love office supplies. Heck yeah, let’s make them sparkle....

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Make It September – happy

  Happy-making as in, making people happy: “Free ice cream is happy-making.” Happy making, as in, “I am happy making things.” I like both meanings at the same time....

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Make It September: State Fair Malone’s Taffy

  I love the State Fair. Taffy, I don’t even eat, but the red- and white-striped awning and the typeface is adorable. I take pictures of the Malone’s Taffy booth each...

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