Wednesday, February 29, 2012

A dress

One of the highlights of having Ophelia, is dressing her up. She even sweetens the deal by enjoying her frocks. Today I whipped up this reversible smock dress.
Based on a dress I bought last year from the Nesting Housein Mount Airy, a small Mama business called Eieio, you can find her shop here. Her fabrics are lovely and the quality on the sewing fantastic.
I wanted to try my hand at this great dress. The simple design and snap closure made it easy to sew it right up and have it on her in an hour. The hardest part were picking the fabrics to compliment one another.

I think it turned out lovely. Looking forward to making more!

Monday, February 27, 2012


He is firmly in the collecting stage,
Bottle caps first & foremost,
& arranging....

He's using his eyes and interprets,
Uses the camera to capture
What is quickly disperses by his sister

He's inspired
& diligent

Sunday, February 26, 2012

It's oh so quite

I've been oh so quite here. But I feel perhaps I may be hitting my stride again.
This little Lady we will call Nikette. Made for a Sweet friend turning 1 yesterday. We went to a butterfly lunch with tea sandwiches & quiche. Quite lovely indeed.

And so peaceful until.....

Monday, February 13, 2012

Evening, morning

-photo by Elana

Evening in the city
Eating Tapas
Drinking Pilsner

Early morning
Doing math
After cereal and a cup of tea

Saturday, February 11, 2012

This moment

Series in Cape Ellis


My handy blog app was on the fritz this week..,,
So I am playing a bit of catch up.

Above we have the three little bears enjoying the steamer trunk.
When I was little I would hide out in that trunk too. I still can remember the musty smell and what it was like from the inside.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Could you give me a hand?

It was a day
Of half completed projects
& never making it to the market

Found us empty handed
But things picked up at the
Great Wall
We ate gazed at the fish
& were happy once again.

Friday, February 03, 2012

Wednesday, February 01, 2012


We made laterns with jelly jars

Made laughs by dressing up silly

& made wishes in the fountain

Not a bad day at all.