It’s almost summer in the Henry home which means…sewing new pillows! Sewing pillow cases is one of the first projects I learned how to do when I got my sewing machine. And it’s still one of my favorite projects to do. Since I have lots of extra scrap fabric lying around, (more…)
I’m sure many of you know this already, but Russ and I have a little Etsy account where we sell wooden home decor and jewelry. Once in a while, we’ll do art and craft shows and sell a few of our things. I enjoy these shows because we get to meet people who actually buy our things (still geeking out about that). We also meet a lot of people who don’t buy anything but say very kind things about our work. Both bring so much joy to our hearts. Believe me, we’re not making a load of money off of this – if anything, it just helps sustain Russell’s woodworking hobby (which is a blessing!). It’s a great side hobby that also helps us meet new people.
This year, my goal was to do more of these art shows in an effort to meet more customers and get our name out there. There’s something about being a vendor at a craft fair (more…)
This past Saturday, the community we live in had a giant garage sale. Russ and I woke up at 7 am with the sole of purpose of a) finding me a bike and b) finding Russ a work desk chair. And…we were successful in both! And then some. (more…)
This week, I went to downtown LA with a friend to buy some fabric from the Fabric District as well as look around Fashion and Flower District. I’ve bought lots of fabric from the Fabric District before, and I even bought my wedding dress from the Fashion District. However, I’ve never been to the Flower District. And I’m so glad we were able to explore it this time! (more…)