Parking versus cross-country stitching
with 4 Comments

A few months ago I wrote a couple of blog articles about the techniques of parking and cross-country stitching. These articles generated a bit of feedback in some of the cross stitch groups I belong to online, so I thought … Read More

Matted photo frame decoration
with No Comments

As promised, here’s a post about how I decorated the photo frame project I made as part of my video about how to cut a mat board frame. I have some books (from a dollar shop of course, but they … Read More

Experimenting with photo-editing software
with No Comments

As I mentioned in my last newsletter, I spent a few hours last weekend working on a gift for some friends (I’ll do a blog post about how I did it once they get the pressie). I ended up with … Read More

Working around my disability
with 2 Comments

So I’ve been told many times that I don’t look like I’m disabled or that there’s anything wrong with me. However, after a stint at the Ottawa pain clinic in their month-long program, I realized that even though others may … Read More

Mini oil painting finished
with No Comments

I decided to do a bit more work on my mini oil painting today, and I wanted to experiment more with colour and texture. So I started messing around a bit with some orange, it was “ok” but not amazing. … Read More

Creativity and problem solving
with No Comments

For the past few weeks, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to harness creative thinking, and how to help people who would like to add more creativity to their lives. Since starting this blog, I’ve realized that so much … Read More

5 easy steps to creative solutions
with No Comments

I’ve always made things and come up with unique solutions to problems (in all parts of my life), but I know that for many people they’re just not used to thinking “sideways.” Thinking out of the box is definitely a … Read More

Want exclusive free cross stitch patterns and much more?