I like wood. But do you know what I like every more than wood? Bamboo!
It has so many uses just like hardwood except since it’s a grass it grows back when you cut it down. It also grows super fast! So how about including gifts made of bamboo this holiday! It has all the same warm tactile qualities of wood but is also renewable. You can get a bamboo plant. I have somehow manage to keep one alive since September. Do you like handmade gifts? How about decorating and stringing some bamboo beads. Do you know they even make fabric out of bamboo?
Or choose from the follow Amazon finds and a zillion other cool things made of bamboo you can find online! Continue reading →
I know my brain is capable of imagination. This morning I work up in the middle of a very detailed dream. I was exploring the many unusual rooms of a fixer-upper we bought. It had a perfect children’s room with a slide instead of a door to get out and over the garage was a theater room not with a stupid big TV but with a stage and curtain and old fancy woodwork. The only downside was that it had a big hole in the attic floor you could fall into. Continue reading →
Here is a project I started last year and haven’t finished. Have you ever done that?! I got the idea from watching Nanny McPhee, a very entertaining movie with lots of rich visual detail to enjoy along with a really fun story-line. Continue reading →
I don’t think I am especially tidy. I often go into other peoples’ homes and drool over how perfect they are. Even so, many guests of mine have openly asked how I keep my house so neat with two small children. They are either being polite or maybe I am just a bit neater than average.
I must have some order in my home to be able to think. It doesn’t exactly make sense but I have hear other people say the same thing so there must be something to it. Continue reading →