Tag Archives: domesticity

Things in jars

It’s been a bit quiet on the crafting front, as I’m working to finish up some project deadlines, but in the meantime, it’s been a good couple weeks for mason jars around here. There have been cucumber mint cocktails for picnics in the park, iced coconut lime green tea for sunny afternoons, homemade butter¬†from local […]

Slice of Life

If this were a still life, I would entitle it, “These are the things on my kitchen table.” I would then subtitle it, “I wish I had a better camera.” And then I would sub-subtitle it, “My cat is a ham,” because at this point, you might as well be thorough. Regardless, this picture makes […]

Pretty things

I often feel like I have too many things, ¬†but that doesn’t really keep me from buying more things. Especially when it’s pretty things at awesome prices. I made out well at the antique stores this past weekend: I am most excited about the gilt gesso frame. I’ve been stalking them locally and online for […]

Holiday Garland

So technically Christmas is over, but for me it just feels like winter has truly began. The garland on my mantal was very summery, crocheted flowers on an knit icord vine: Last night, I watched a couple episodes of Mary Tyler Moore (love. her.) and made myself something more seasonally appropriate out of some odds […]

Experiments in Christmas Trees

Christmas always seems to sneak up on me. I avoid malls like the plague as a general rule and I favor mix tapes (or their iPod equivalent? But “playlist” is much less satisfactory) over the radio, so without finals to study for and and a count down to winter break, it feels like I just […]