christmas

FOR UNTO US A CHILD IS BORN Wishing all of our Christian friends and their families a most blessed and joyous Christmas and for all of our other friends, hoping the joy of the season touches your lives, too! Merry Christmas! Fondly, Kimara and Michelle Michelle and I will beRead More →

I must admit as a young child I did not read much poetry. Oh, sure, I had learned most of the nursery rhymes by heart and marveled at lines like “Mary, Mary, quite contrary” and “Peter, Peter pumpkin eater” and would say them over and over again, enjoying the sensationRead More →

Here is another coloring page based on our December applique blocks.  And here is the Gingerbread Star Applique Block it was based on. You can find the Gingerbread Star Coloring Page HERE. You can find the Gingerbread Star Applique Block HERE. You can find the December Applique Blocks HERE. YouRead More →

Here is the third applique from the December Applique Blocks Collection.  As always, the Gingerbread Star Applique was designed to fit on a 6″ x 6″ block, but it can be reduced or enlarged to meet your needs. Since I designed this, I was thinking they would be so cuteRead More →

Over the years Michelle and I have done many projects that actually haven’t wound up on Wee Folk Art. Usually, we just get too busy to worry about our cameras or sometimes we’ve had other plans for our projects, and we haven’t included them on the blog. One of theseRead More →

I can’t believe how quickly time scurries by… Four years ago we shared our Advent Celebration with our readers. It is a four week long program and each week we focused on a different theme: Week 1 – Gift Giving from the Heart, Week 2 – Symbols of Christmas, WeekRead More →

Note: I DO NOT share my watercolors because I think they are perfect. Quite the contrary. I am self-teaching and learning, and I hope I can encourage other would be painters to join me in the journey πŸ™‚ Remember… I’m not seeking perfection, I’m seeking JOY. As my love affairRead More →

I have been busy finishing up Christmas gifts for the wee ones. I thought I might spend some time this week sharing their gifts, plus a tutorial on the drawstring bags I made for the Little Lady and Pixie. First off… every year I buy the grandbabies a piece toRead More →

We have this little “Charlie Brown” Christmas tree in our family room. The big one, with all the bells and whistles is in the living room centered in the big front window. It is beautiful and holds all our fancy ornaments but we like all of our nooks and cranniesRead More →

  Several weeks ago a reader asked me for a applique block for a cardinal. I finally got it done πŸ™‚ Although we have cardinals in our backyard year round, they look their loveliest in the winter world. Here, we have a male cardinal perched in a tree. I’m sureRead More →

Every year Michelle puts an ornament on the tree with her children’s pictures, commemorating that year with a date and pic. This year I used our basic Christmas Tree Applique Block to make the personalized Christmas Tree Picture Ornaments. Make one for each of your children. Because there is aRead More →

Whether you keep this card simple or embellish it with ornaments and glitter, its simple cutout shape will make for a lovely handmade Christmas card to share with family and friends. Very easy to make, you’ll have a stack ready for mailing in no time! HO! HO! HO! Materials: greenRead More →

My Bushia was a marvelous cook…of basic foods. And, hey, let’s face it, we consume mostly basic foods, right? As a mother of 13 children there wasn’t much time for fluff, but there was no shortage of flavor! A very Old World, traditional little lady. Now my Grandma Pearl…she was cheeky and modern.Read More →

A little while ago I decided that I wanted to make a series of images to display inside the kids’ play house. I think it will be nice to change these out seasonally. I didn’t really have a set plan, but this seemed like a good time to try outRead More →

I love shortbread with my afternoon coffee. This is our first Christmas cookie for the season (it freezes well). I have never actually made it before. This is a recipe my SIL always makes and I have to say… her’s is better πŸ˜‰ . But since they moved out of state,Read More →