Fancy this?

Springtime! The change of seasons has an energy that cannot be denied. I am designing and cutting new stencils with a zeal that can only be attributed to spring. Beyond the flower gardens, travel and the beach await. It makes sense then that tile designs that suggest Tuscany and the grille-work of Spain come to …

For the love of linen

Linen. I have had a love affair with linen since my mom bought a light pink sleeveless dress for a New Year’s Eve Party. I was 8 and still remember loving the texture and elegance of this rather simple Audrey Hepburn look. Mom looked beautiful. Anyhow, I later learned to sew and also appreciate different …

Less is more

We down-sized two years ago. That meant a fair amount of letting go…letting go of old books that had been read once, furniture that we had had since the 70’s, recycling quilts and blankets to the animal shelter, donating the bowls and plates and crystal that didn’t even surface for holidays anymore. And it allowed …