Artist Trade with Bone and Birch

Last Fall, I had the opportunity to do an artist trade with Cristina of Bone & Birch Needleworks! Cristina is a natural dyer (plus she practices some other really fascinating crafts like nalbinding), and so when she suggest we do a trade, I knew I’d be game! She asked if

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Artist Trade with Amy Lavigne (arosiecrochet)

Early this fall, a crocheter named Amy Lavigne emailed me, asking if I might like to do an artist trade for some of her crochet toys? Unbeknownst to her, I was actually in the early weeks of pregnancy with our little boy (due March 2020), so of course I knew

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Upcycled Kid’s Art: DIY Bookmarks

Violet has been doing a lot more painting and drawing these days, and I wanted to make something useful out of her artwork. So we cut some of her big paintings into strips, laminated them, added simple tassels, and made bookmarks! We wrote a little note on the back of

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Artist Trade with Rhapsody Fiber Arts

Earlier this year, we converted Violet’s crib to a toddler bed, and it’s been going remarkably well. She was ready for more independence, and I love that she’s finally allowed to have a blanket and pillow in there! It’s so nice to see her cozy at night! I knew right

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