books

Handmade Christmas

The one handmade gift I was able to complete this Christmas was a set of bookmarks with embroidered pictures that my eldest son, Skyler, drew of different family members. We met my in-laws from Tulsa in Austin for Thanksgiving and we had these ready for them then. I started feeling the pregnancy just a couple […]

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Library Bag: Printing by Hand

I’m in love with this book on found on the shelves of Central Library last week. I almost passed it up, thinking printing was too complicated for me right now. Lena Corwin‘s Printing by Hand not only details stamping, stenciling, and screen printing, but also includes 18 projects that use the techniques in the book. […]

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Free Books Find

Thanks to my wonderful husband Chris, we scored 11 boxes of free kids books from Craigslist today! The boxes were filled with a couple hundred old library books a woman was clearing out of her home. We almost didn’t have room for all of them in our van! We unloaded them all after the kids […]

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