Saturday, September 24, 2005

at last...

i think that of all the types of sunsets there are my favorite are the hot pinks and violets...
with fall officially here the sunsets will be warmer colors of pinks and violets; hopefully i'll have my camera back soon and i can take photos of the gorgeous views in here in bellingham. i am lucky to live in a trendy yet, small, sophisticated city! and to think i left the florida coast oh, so long ago... can't imagine why?

another ufo done

although not blocked this is my favorite purse thus far. i decided to make a design of my own based on
the monk's satchel. the closure consists of two celtic knot buttons and i plan on using a navy rat's tail to complete the purse. most of all i
like the way it stands on it's own!

Wednesday, September 21, 2005


if i woke up to water lilies in my bathroom oh, what a wonderful world it would be. i had read about this couple who have a tropical garden in their bathroom. skylights and all glass walls so you have a mountain view to boot. now, that's nirvana right here on earth! i think that it's good to be surrounded by nature. fall starts soon and i'll miss the flowers of summer yet, chrysanthemums are just as beautiful as any rose. looking forward to seasonal changes.

Tuesday, September 20, 2005

lucky me! roses; also from jean's garden

my friend, jean, has the most the spectacular garden and yard. she has dahlias, roses, cone flowers, fruit and nut trees and she says it takes her 3 hours to mow her yard! she puts alot of love and care into her home and it shows :)
i wish this was a scratch-n-sniff screen as you would enjoy the scent from this exquisite rose.
my borrowed camera does not do any of the flowers justice; but i had to share them!

jean's dahlias

Sunday, September 18, 2005

ooo, la la; i knew i was meant to be a parisian!

You Belong in Paris

Stylish and a little sassy, you were meant for Paris.
The art, the fashion, the wine, the men!
Whether you're enjoying the cafe life or a beautiful park...
You'll love living in the most chic place on earth
What City Do You Belong in? Take This Quiz :-)
Find the Love of Your Life (and More Love Quizzes) at Your New Romance.

oops, here's more for secret pal 6

21. are you a sock knitter? no, i find them too difficult to do. 22. how did you learn to knit? i taught myself. 23. how old is your oldest ufo? 2 months old.
24. what is your favorite animated character? Hello Kitty;) 25. what is your favorite holiday? Christmas! 26. Is there anything you collect? unusual beads, buddha statues (small), anything Hello Kitty. 27. What zines do you subscribe to? none, i work at a library- i do admire vogue knitting. 28. Are there any books you're dying to get your hands on? stitch n bitch nation. 29. Are there any patterns you've wanted but have not bought? no
30. foot measurement? i have big feet! sz 10 eta. what kind of socks do you like? anything light weight and warm, i like lace ribbing.

questionnaire for secret pal 6; sorry it took so long!

1. Are you a yarn snob (do you prefer higher quality and/or natural fibers)?i like soft fibers. Do you avoid Red Heart and Lion Brand? i have used lion brand on practice projects. Or is it all the same to you? i am pretty flexible but don't like rough fibers.2. Do you spin? i do not spin, but would love to. Crochet? yes, i do crochet.3. Do you have any allergies? (smoke, pets, fibers, perfume, etc.) no, allergies 4. How long have you been knitting? for about seven years 5. Do you have an Amazon or other online wish list? no, not yet. 6. What's your favorite scent? (for candles, bath products etc.) i love satsuma from bath and body, lavendar or mandarin & tea from pier 1 imports 7. Do you have a sweet tooth? absolutely love dark chocolate 8. What other crafts or Do-It-Yourself things do you like to do? i make washi boxes, i sew, cross-stitch, make beaded jewelry 9. What kind of music do you like? i love all kinds of music; not too fond of country. Can your computer/stereo play MP3s? (if your buddy wants to make you a CD) yes 10. What's your favorite color? colors! all, orange does't look good on me. Or--do you have a color family/season/palette you prefer? i love pinks, purples. Any colors you just can't stand? brown 11. What is your family situation? i am single Do you have any pets? i have a cat and fish 12. What are your life dreams? (really stretching it here, I know) my life dream is to make beaded jewelry for the world! 13. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? anything soft. 14. What fibers do you absolutely *not* like? anything rough 15. What is/are your current knitting obsession/s? lace shawls and baby items 16. What is/are your favorite item/s to knit?purses 17. What are you knitting right now? branching out scarf and a halter top 18. What do you think about ponchos? they're ok 19. Do you prefer straight or circular needles? straight needles 20. Bamboo, aluminum, plastic? bamboo or any kind of wood