After driving down South for the better part of the day yesterday, I've come to the conclusion that Spring has finally arrived. All the daffodils were a riot of color. The redbud trees were beginning to bloom, along with the crab apple and plum. And the forsythia! Oh the forsythia! And while I've been awakening … Continue reading Spring is Here; Time for Planting and Renewal
Well, it's April already. Husband has informed me that we have just one more week of heating material left; not three like last year. Would you think it got a little colder this year? I'd say so. So I've been in a mood, thinking of changing my wardrobe. Want to get back to being a … Continue reading April, Say You Will! (Lead me into Spring)
As some of you know, I have an Etsy shop called Aunt Mayme's Attic. Yes, I love working on it. And some of you may know that Etsy has filed an application to "go public". This was just about the time I felt I had come up for air, with all the recent changes to … Continue reading Crafter Central to the Rescue!
Have you ever had a situation where something you wanted to work so badly, didn't? And didn't that jade you a bit? Sort of made you feel like you would never get anything you wanted? And then you did? It's like the saying, "If you don't get what you want, think of the things you … Continue reading Ahem…Drum Roll Please
If you're as old as I am, you'll remember the cereal boxes that would have great offers inside. They could range from a toy plastic action figure to even free tickets to some semi-obscure amusement park. Personally, I liked the toys the best. And as always, the commercials would inundate the TV with loud dialogue, … Continue reading Specially Marked Package(s)
I did some thinking recently (did anyone feel the earth move??) and came up with some ideas. For one thing, why is it I wanted to do all lavender sachets? I mean, maybe people are sick of lavender (although I could never be sick of it; nor gardenia, jasmine, and orange blossoms--scents of my childhood). … Continue reading What’s New in Aunt Mayme’s Attic
I had to ask myself a question: What is it I like about closet safes? Well, I like their versatility--I can use one as a cover, as a padded hanger, and for its original intention. They are soft, lovely to handle, and made from vintage pieces. And I especially like their little "secret"--a pocket inside … Continue reading What is it I like about closet safes?