July 2011

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(First photo on Wee Folk Art)   In some ways it is hard to believe Wee Folk Art is 3 years old. Three years… wow. We certainly had no idea of where or what Wee Folk Art would become when we first started. Here is our initial Welcome, posted onRead More →

Got a most exciting phone call last night. Meghan and the Little Lady are coming in for a visit. Daddy, fondly called Drew Drew Bums by me 🙂 is going out-of-town, so the girls decided to fly in for a visit. YAY! They will be here through Saturday, so ifRead More →

When I was a little girl, I fell in love with Black Eyed Susans. They weren’t flowers in my mother’s garden, but rather they grew wild in the park by our house. I was intrigued by how alike and how different they were from daisies, another favorite. Once I hadRead More →

With the high temps we’ve been having this summer, many of my poor flowers are showing the strain. But here, appliqued on black felt, a garden of rainbow flowers are bright and perky! Made entirely with one small petal, these flowers look awesome together but one by itself would lookRead More →

My mom shared some pictures of her latest trip to visit the Little Lady so I needed to share some of ours. We went in the other direction. We just got back from our annual trip to Vermont (here are last year’s pics). This is something we’ve been doing sinceRead More →

We are back and mostly ready to roll up the old shirt sleeves and get to work. Give us a few days to reacclimate, as it were, and we’ll be good to go. In the meantime… here’s the Little Lady. (We just figured it out… she is 9 months old, I’veRead More →

Wander back a few days and read the first couple of paragraphs of the post I had on reusing craft designs. Here, is yet another way to use our little gnome. Follow the basic directions there except use the pattern found HERE. The biggest difference, is you will be placing the pattern on aRead More →

I was working on project (which I will share later in the week) and I needed a moon and stars applique. I was rather surprised I had never designed one for Wee Folk Art, but since I needed to design one now, I made one up as an applique block. Designed to fitRead More →

The winner of the wonderful peace chicken t-shirt giveaway from Jupiter's Child is: Submitted by Rhonda Wildman on Thu, 06/30/2011 – 18:44. I found Jupiter's Child when looking for natural egg dye. What a wonderful shop! My 7-yo fell in love with the Peace Chicken back in March and wouldRead More →

Anyone who knows me well, knows I NEVER make “just enough” food for dinner. When I make chicken soup, you would think I planned to feed the villagers… and, in fact, sometimes I do 🙂 But here is my philosophy… it really doesn’t take that much more time to makeRead More →