Treasure Boxes and Bowls

Treasure Boxes and Bowls

I have been having a lot of fun playing in the studio the last couple of weeks. I have been sewing, quilting and playing with clay.  I also brought granny’s crib that I converted into a couch, out to the studio for a wonderful cozy reading space.  That...
Christmas 2009

Christmas 2009

Thanks to son Aaron for doing a bit of redo on this site.  I really appreciate his talents and willingness to get me motivated in all sorts of directions. Well not so much motivated as more focused in various directions.  So many crayons and surfaces to play...
Waldo Lake Campout ’09

Waldo Lake Campout ’09

Ten Kayaks and 12 friends for this years annual Waldo Lake Camp Trip.  One week spent dry camping, kayaking, hiking and biking,, what a sweet getaway. Next year we are going to get a movie of all of us trying to line up for this photo.  We were really...
Cross Country trip

Cross Country trip

Last week I helped sister Sammi and brother in law Bob on their long awaited move from Cleveland, Ohio to their property in Culver, Oregon.  This is a view of what they will see from the back of their home once it’s finished.  It’s called Juniper Butte and...
Redo of the Studio Folding Chairs using decoTak Buttoneer

Redo of the Studio Folding Chairs using decoTak Buttoneer

I know I have already written on this subject today,, but what can I say–I’m on a roll. Folks have been asking for demo photos on how to use this tool, so this is what I have and can share. These chairs are the kind that usually go with a card table. They...
Quick Cushion Redo Using decoTak Buttoneer Tool

Quick Cushion Redo Using decoTak Buttoneer Tool

Today I wanted to follow through on my promise to show photos on how the decoTak Buttoneer works and can save you time and money. I have an office stool that I just love. I have had it since Flagstaff-maybe 15 years or so. The padding has broken down and was...