The Latest Thread – What’s Your Craft Room Style?


Craft Room Style like a Boss! No Not Gangnam Style, but Craft Room Style!  If you’re like me the heart of your home is your craft room, your space, your sanctuary! My philosophy is that you create a space that works for your needs!  The most important aspect to any craft room or space to me is organization! (No…

The Latest Thread – Happy 2018!


It’s been a while since I had a chance to hangout  with you guy’s!  I missed chatting, crafting and sharing with you too! Last year came roaring in like a bull in a candy shop for me and left me picking up the pieces till the very end of the year. So Happy New Year! My husband and I…

Roostery Product Review


Do you remember my Blogiversay Giveaway from my Roostery Home Décor Shop? The winner of the giveaway posted a great review and photos of the Vintage Filigree placemats she won on my Facebook page. Since I can’t copy & paste Lisa’s comments from Facebook onto the blog, I’ve recreated her review below. “I wanted to share how Beautiful my placemats are!…

The Latest Thread – Sewing, Textile Designs, & Tutorials


I’m so delighted that I get to feature photos and a quick tutorial of a beautiful travel craft bag made with one of my textile designs! I finished my sleek laptop tote bag and uploaded more textile designs that will be available next week. I also received a blogging opportunity from My Trending Stories to contribute my content about design on their site. So here’s…

Upholstery Textiles – Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Textiles – Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab? I’ve been working on textiles for my backyard cushions, and kitchen curtains. I also need wall paper too! But when I put the textiles together I thought that this would make an awesome quilt too! I have a couple more coordinating prints to add to the collection,  but I…

Textiles – Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


This Hit or Miss; Fab or Drab; is for another Spoonflower textile challenge and I need your help to select my final entry! The challenge involves a textile that highlights the beauty, complexity and drama of the sea for BucketFeet shoe collection of ocean-themed footwear to raise awareness about the environmental issues and the impact of rising…

Sunday Spotlight – Red Tropical Explosion


The Red Tropical Explosion handbag is one of my favorites!  I created this beauty last year with a lovely floral textile design, vinyl and a red color fabric.  Since I had an Etsy order to fill, I thought I’d share the finish product in a Sunday Spotlight post. My mixed media arts friends inspired me to mix it up a bit. …

Calling all Handbag Junkies- “Closed” Week one


I’m looking for all handbag junkies to share their thoughts on the perfect summer handbag.  The challenge is to use your ideas to create the perfect summer handbag.  Over the next four weeks I will post a poll every Thursday, and you will have one week to submit your answers.  I’ll share the weekly poll results and show you the weekly design progression.  Don’t…

Batik Templates


Step two is complete!  I’ve decided on theses batik designs, and added color to my sketches. Stay tuned there’s more to come from LaCartera!