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{How-To} Fleece Transparency – Painting with Wool & Light !

Do you remember the first time you saw coloured fleece ? What IS that ?  Then you reached out & stroked it (everybody does)… You wondered, “what do I do with it”?  The answer to that question depends on where … Continue reading

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The Quintessential French Outdoor Shopping Experience …!!

Most of our village has already been marked off into hundreds of chalk rectangles.  The road barricades are standing at the ready (we’ve had some in front of our house since Wednesday) & the campers, vans & trucks are starting … Continue reading

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4,460 Ideas & Why Idea Curating is So Much Fun !!

Yee-haw !! Yesterday, I noticed that I had

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Our Vide Grenier – A Treasure Hunter’s Delight !!

There are many “nights-before” which I eagerly anticipate – there’s the night-before Christmas (that’s usually filled with lots of last-minute making, truckloads of candy & a flurry of wrapping paper…), the night before my birthday (that’s when I start counting the years & wonder how many candles … Continue reading

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Parisian Handwork Festival – A Virtual Tour

A few weeks ago, I had the good fortune of being able to attend one of the best fibre art shows – L’Aiguille En Fête – in Paris – for the THIRD time !!! I wish you could have been … Continue reading

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Paris…in February !?! Fantastique !!

When my husband & I started talking about moving to France almost 4 years ago, it was all so exciting…

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Homeschooling like the Country Bunny (without the Gold Shoes)

The first time this wonderful story was read to me, it captivated my 5 year-old heart & mind. My nursery school teacher could not have had the slightest inkling of how much this little book would influence my future as an artist, … Continue reading

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