Wordsremember’s Christmas Gift Guide

I know, I know: the "I can't believe Christmas décor is out" and "What about Thanksgiving" memes are circulating, Christmas should wait ... but no. My tree is up (I almost was too busy last year to put it up), music is playing, and even amidst the chaos (I have over a month til Christmas… Continue reading Wordsremember’s Christmas Gift Guide

Art · bookbinding · leatherworking

All the new things.

What with school, the Christmas season, and fair season ... ugh. I have no words. But I've made the things, so I'll show them to you. Rugged passport wallet ... this is one of my favorite leathers at the moment. Space for your passport, papers, and cards. This gorgeousness happened because of a customer request.… Continue reading All the new things.

Art Thoughts

Just Be.

I'm tired. More than normal, even. I think it's a combination of our rather busy schedule (my kids decided THEY SIMPLY MUST PLAY BASEBALL/SOFTBALL and they have several games/practices each week) and my trying to spiffy up my gift/Christmas sections, because I had no time last fall and was completely unprepared for the season (I… Continue reading Just Be.


A look at the pretties I’ve made, because you don’t want to see what my house looks like right now.

The fair is this Saturday, and while I've printed all the essentials I'm now printing extras to make sure my display is well-rounded. We had a moment of panic when my printer started acting up, but it's fixed now, all is well. I'm rather cranky, because kids frequently pick up on the mood of the… Continue reading A look at the pretties I’ve made, because you don’t want to see what my house looks like right now.


There is still beauty.

I don't know about you, but the last few weeks I've not really wanted to open my various social media accounts. Tragedy has always walked amongst us, I know that, but there's something different in the air. It's not just that things have been happening in the U.S. (we have a deplorable tendency to ignore… Continue reading There is still beauty.