Scandinavian Craft: “Snoflinga” Cross Stitch Pattern

Good morning friends, How are you doing this morning— or afternoon? It’s a very gray and chilly day here, after a few days of absolutely glorious, springtime weather. I know….totally not fair! And it didn’t last long, as those too-good-to-be-true weather days tend to do. I know in many places, there is still plenty of […]

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GIVEAWAY! St. Lucia Cards

   Hello there friends, and happy All Saints’ Day! I hope you had a wonderful Halloween– we trick or treated with friends who’ve just moved into a beautiful historic area of Tulsa and it was almost like the trick or treating you see in movies— beautiful old homes done up for the holiday and masses […]

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Adoptable House Tomtens!

   Ooooh, it’s that time of year again! I have a collection of handmade house tomtens that need homes! I cant wait to share with you this year’s special little guys— and gals!   What is a ‘house tomten’, you ask? Well, a tomten (or tomte, or nisse, or tomte-nisse, etc) is a Scandinavian gnome known […]

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Behind The Paintings: St. Lucia

     Hi there, friends! Hope your week is going well. I am enjoying an afternoon of getting things done and preparing for our open house at The Prairie House on December 12 and 13!    I thought I’d take a little time to sit and relax my Mama brain and we could chat about […]

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New Painting: Forest Lucia

     For several weeks I had this little painting tucked up on my painting table— “Forest Lucia”, bringing wheat to the winter birds from her cozy little red “stuga” on a Christmas morning. It’s become a bit of a tradition for me to create a St. Lucia scene each Christmas, and I’m very pleased […]

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