Sunday, December 21, 2008

Three pets, one bed

Here's a portrait of the power struggle going on in my home every day. Poor little Sofie is sick, so I put a heating pad on the dog bed for her to curl up on. Of course Aurora wants to be on the heating pad too. And Marie's nose is out of joint because the cats are on her bed, even though she rarely lies on it. (She much prefers a human bed.) So this is a common scene. What you can't see in the photo is Marie's butt hanging off the bed cuz there's simply not enough room for three. Oh, and when Aurora slowly nudges Sofie off the heating pad or, when that approach is too subtle, Aurora sitting on top of Sofie.

Candy cane dreams

I have been very remiss with my crafting and blogging. To be fair, I've spent a lot of time shovelling. And I've got the sore back to prove it. Here's yet another festive pair of earrings for my mom.

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Thanks for the inspiration

While enjoying one of my favourite hobbies - ogling crafty goodness on etsy - I stumbled on a handmade orifice hook for a spinning wheel. "What a great idea! Why didn't I think of that?" I blurted. Of course that inspired me to try and make my own. Here's what I came up with. Sadly for me, I don't need a hook for my wheel. Luckily for my mom, she does. Now the tricky part is putting this beauty away for Christmas. Although maybe it could be a belated Sinterklaas present. Hmm . . .