Happy Tasha Tudor Day!

    Hello there! And Happy “Tasha Tudor Day”! Today would have been her 102nd birthday, and Tasha still remains one of my very favorite artists and ‘unique person in the world.’ She was a master of slowing down and enjoying the simple and sweet things in life— something that seems to be hard to […]

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Tasha Tuesday Returns

   If you’ve known me for any length of time, chances are you’ve found out that I looooove Tasha Tudor. When I came across a book about her life quite by chance in a bookstore bargain bin, I knew I’d found a kindred spirit. I was a poor college kid at the time, but I […]

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A Curious, Homespun Year

   I have always had a deep love for ‘old timey things.’ My grandma used to tell me I was born 100 years too late. I was always your go-to gal if you wanted to look through old photos. I played with many a faceless Amish doll in my mom’s country decor collection, although my […]

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Happy New Year

   Good morning!~    Ah, here we are….a fresh new year. Hello, 2017! It is my hope that this new year is full of unexpected hope and opportunity, with lots of adventures and discoveries and new things to try, and new friends to meet.    I am still in the metamorphosis stage of “Sleightholm Folk […]

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A Little Boy Quilt

   This weekend our baby turned two. TWO! He’s officially a toddler, well on his way to ‘kid.’ He’s been pretty much being ‘two’ for weeks now, but now that his birthday has come, it’s totally official 😉   Before Christmas I decided that I wanted to make Robbie a quilt for his birthday. There’s only […]

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Little Spring

   Do you feel it? Spring is coming! Our first sign is always Audrey’s birthday. We always say, “Audrey’s birthday brings the daffodils.” And its always about now that they start popping up, the first sign that the long brown bareness of an Oklahoma winter is about to come to an end.   For her birthday, […]

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Good Intentions for Easter

       This Holy Week could be called ‘the week of good intentions’ although some intentions came to pass a little better than others. I did try to blow out Easter eggs for pysanky….I found out that: I have NO TALENT at doing this! I got an awl, used tape to steady the shell, […]

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