Phoebe’s Harvest & More Autumn Musings

Hi there, friends! I can’t believe it’s already the middle of September, but here we are! I have been busy– as usual– with both art and home life. Both my kids are doing virtual learning, and truth be told it’s been a bit of an gauntlet with classes not working, things being added continuously, or […]

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Free Pattern: Justice for All

Hi friends— I thought it was time to offer you another free cross stitch pattern, and this design came into my mind and sat there quietly until I made it happen. And now- I’m sharing it with you. Over the past few weeks our country has been rocked as we grapple with the murder of […]

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Creating an English Cottage Garden– In The American Prairie

I have always loved the look of a cottage garden. Big and blowsy, full of blooms and a haven for bees and butterflies. They are the type of garden seen outside a little crumbly English cottage, hollyhocks bobbing against an old stone wall, and roses growing a over little wooden door. About three years ago, […]

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A Note from Home

Hi there friends. How are you? What a strange time we all find ourselves in! Across the globe we are all settling in at home, trying to stop a virus and protect our community and those we love. It is a strange thing to be doing, to be hibernating just as spring breaks forth in […]

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Baking & Painting

Good morning friends, What a gray, cold day it is today. I’ve been trying to get outside despite the weather, and taking my little English dog on a very English walk (cold and rainy!) Well, at least we have a dry day today! In my painting and, really, in my living, I’ve been focusing on […]

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