Artsy Fartsy Stuff

More artsy than fartsy. Promise!

Sifting The Trinkets and Treasures

I can’t understand why I am drawn to tiny trinkets. Miniature figurines, toys, beads, and buttons always fascinate me. Do they attract you? I can’t seem to throw them away, so I always just put them in a box in a drawer. No more! Now, I’m putting them out on display for my guests to…

Scraps of Love

The afghan that is spread on my kitchen island in the morning sunlight is a special one. First of all, it’s for me, and I never rarely make anything for me. Second, it’s made from scraps of yarn. They call using scraps to make something new “upcycling” these days, but my grandmother would have called…

Riding The Fence

Have I ever told y’all that it isn’t a good idea to drive behind me if I have the camera in the car? Folks in Salado, Texas (a tiny town north of Austin) discovered that this Sunday as I drove through that delightful hamlet. I saw the bicycles that were hung on a fence and…