Do you have a tendency to wear the same thing for days in a row? I do! I fall in love with the way something looks and feels and I just wear it over and over again. Folks must think I go to sleep with the outfit on, but I do actually change into jammies … Continue reading Summer Uniform
July is here!! And I'm super excited about this month for lots of reasons. There will be celebrations - the Fourth, our daughter's half-birthday, and my own birthday at the end of the month. There will be travels - we are driving to Arkansas to pick up our son who is performing with Opera in … Continue reading A Jolly July!
It is my desire to resume my Sketchbook Chats, so I'm picking up where I left off and offering you the fifth one! I was out in my backyard drawing the rhododendron bush that is showing off right by our deck. I had planned to video more outside there, but alas, a neighbor began to … Continue reading Sketchbook Chat #5: Ordinary Drawings from an Ordinary Life
Do you long to find meaning in your life, just as it is? Would you like to be able to sketch and draw more freely? Are you looking for a way to focus on the good things in your life and even help you deal with the challenges? Years ago, I wrote a lesson a … Continue reading Discover Your Life Beautiful…One Drawing At A Time
I've actually had this pattern out in my ETSY shop for a few weeks and just have not taken the time to let you know about it. I've been wearing mine and loving how it fits and how comfortable it is. The added cowl is just perfect for the cold weather we're having. This is a … Continue reading A New Pattern: Roomy Tunic!
Several years ago I designed this poncho from leftover yarns in my stash. It is one of my favorite things to wear when the temperatures turn cool and is often a conversation starter. Sometime last year I started a second one using all greens and have just recently finished it. While it is still too … Continue reading Dreamy Poncho Revisited
Hip Hip Hooray!! My Knitterly Arts ETSY Shop now has more than just patterns! I'm now offering cards and prints of my original watercolor artwork...drawings and paintings of all things yarn! Knitting Hands. 5"x5" Matted Print. $12. Purchase here. Knitting Color. 5"x 5" Matted Print. $12. Purchase here. Set of 6 Cards, 3 each of … Continue reading **NEW! Knitterly Cards and Prints!
I've been moving into a new shop lately! An Etsy Shop that is. Mind you, my previous Etsy shop is still open as well with a new banner also! I felt like my shop was too jumbled and wasn't clear as to what I was actually selling. So I've divided the items into a new … Continue reading A Shop of Their Own
I am blessed with quite a few artful friends with whom I enjoy getting together to draw or paint, knit or crochet. The above sketch is of myself and a friend who is also named Jennifer. We both love multiple expressions of creativity, including knitting. Hence the shawls we both had knitted and wore to … Continue reading Artful Friends
Some floral arrangements are bold and dramatic looking, like the one my husband gave me for our anniversary. Others are softer looking, lighter in their values of color. This one was given to me by a dear friend and her family from Harrisonburg, VA. I wanted to capture that light and airy feel of the … Continue reading A Light Touch