Showing posts from September, 2013

Coffee, Tea, or Me?

You know you're living in Seattle  when you have your own  Coffee Bar at your house.  :-) When you live in an old house with a small and  very outdated kitchen,  you kind of have to get creative with the space you do have!  This space kind of evolved over time...I just keep changing  and adding to it. We both love coffee, and I'm a big tea drinker as well.  Oh be still my heart when I found this vintage coffee grinder at an  antique shop here in the area.  Pretty different from this, but oh so quick and easy!  Who'd a thought I'd have a special place to display this  collage I made a while back.  Not to mention the glass table I got in Las Vegas years ago,  and it sat in our garage because I didn't have a place for it!  How about you?  Do you like to create special nooks where you live? Hope your week is going well,  Becca

If you can't find one...crochet one!

Hi Friends!   I've had the hardest time trying to find the "right" kind of  round rug for my craft room.   So, when I found a pattern on Pinterest,  for a crocheted one,  I had to try it!  (you can find the pattern on my Pinterest board...Crochet) I'm so happy with the way it turned out, and the size is just right. The night I finished it, I just threw it on the floor, and happened to  catch a shot on my iPhone of Lucy trying it out.  From the look on her face, I'd say she approves,  wouldn't you? Then, just a few minutes later, Fetzer came in and curled up on it, so  I was thrilled.  Hopefully Shatzie will get her turn too. :-)  You see, the reason for a rug in the first place was to make  a comfy place that my kitties would enjoy hanging out with me when  I'm in my room. The last place we lived, my craft room was the guest room so there was a  queen size bed in the