Last spring, before I started working, Helena & I were regular attendees of our local library's preschool story hour. As a group we worked our way through the entire alphabet through the school year, and each week the parents were charged with bringing a snack beginning with that week's letter. We had V week, and in a pinch, I scrambled for an idea and came up with Violet Cupcakes. Helena remembered them recently, and wanted to make them again. I think we added more blue last time, and had a truer violet color. Still, lots of fun.
Yesterday, Helena and I began making Valentine's Day cards, part of my plan to be better organized and working on these things in advance, instead of at the last minute. I bought a few acrylic stamps and some stamp blocks at JoAnns the other day, and away we went. We worked happily on them for a few hours, and will do more over the next few weeks.
I finally finished the curtains for our living room. I got this fabric for $2/yard on clearance at JoAnns several years ago. I didn't know what I would do with it, but am thrilled to have my 3 windows covered for about $20.
Next on the list? I hope to recover these disreputable looking pillows. Patrick brought them to our relationship 15 years ago, and they were faded then. Now, some have holes. I've been planning to recover them ever since, and......