Monthly Archives: March 2010

I’ve been a dyeing fool!

First of all, I’m happy to announce that Lindy had her baby! (I co-hosted a blog baby shower for her just a little while ago!) Welcome Aberdeen Marie! She came a couple of weeks early, but Mom & baby are doing fine! Yay!

Next, I’m still working on a big technique post for y’all, a sneak peek of the results is here:

Ooh….Aah! Hold on!

I also went “clothes shopping”, which means I bought some white clothes and dyed them:

Funny thing – I’m way too shy to take a picture of myself wearing this…but will have no problem actually wearing it! 😉

I’m sharing this with my buddies here:

Inspiration: Skinny LaMinx

I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to write about the inspiration I get from the work of Heather Moore, a.k.a. Skinny LaMinx! She’s an illustrator and designer living in Cape Town, South Africa. She has a very distinctive style to her screenprinted fabric, and she sells yardage, as well as cushion covers, teatowels… Continue Reading

Backyard Fun, Spring is Here

Although I didn’t do much dyeing this weekend, I did a LOT last weekend, and have a fun blog post about a big experiment I did planned for later in the week. Spring is here in Southern CA, so jasmine and orange trees are blooming – it smells awesome! I thought I’d show you where… Continue Reading

A Simple Way to Improve an Organized Drawer

Motivation has been lacking this week. Faithful readers will know that my university has been going through some tough times. Our president resigned a bit over a week ago, and our previous president (who retired from us 5 years ago) has stepped in as interim. This is hopeful because he’s brought the University through some… Continue Reading

Virtual Redecorating in the Dining Room

Virtual redecorating is so much easier than the real thing! The work I did to switch out my dining room into a music room took days, but Katie, over at Art Wall Online, just redecorated the Dining Room, and I’m thinking it didn’t take her too long! Art Wall Online is a curated online art… Continue Reading