Artwork takeover!

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Whew! Getting busy! 

My small house is being taken over by portraits! Started 4 more and was contacted for a few more!

If you are interested in a custom portrait for the holidays, I still can take on a few more! 

Or you can always buy a gift certificate for someone!

Contact me at 831 325-3905 or shoot me an email! 


crafts, creative

Volunteering is a great way to help out people and animals in need!

I have been wanting to do some of that myself since I have the time now that crafting is done for the year! Finished with all my Holiday Craft Bazaars! So done selling my wares to helping out where I can! I always donate part of my sales to Gimpy Pets then I can donate to any animal that is needing some money for their medical needs and more. My last donation went to One Dog Rescue  to a cute little muffin named Marshmellow!

I did a search online for volunteering in Santa Cruz where I live. If you type in your town and the word volunteer, I am sure there is an organization that has a list of things you can do.

I clicked on the local volunteering pages “Events” section to see what I could do for this Holiday Season. I want to do something for the SPCA here. They have an adoption center in our local shopping mall. They need volunteers for their gift wrapping and for help around their storefront. Just waiting to hear back from someone on what is available to do for them.

Not only will I volunteer during the Holidays…….I plan on doing it all year long when I have free time when work is slow!

If you can do this too!!!! Then please check online for your local Volunteer Organization and see what you can do to help out! It’s a rewarding way to give the gift of your time and your skills to all that can use it!! :)

Tis the sewing season begins!

crafts, creative, Design, Totes

So I am gearing up for the holidays now! Never too early! I am hoping to get in a few different holiday art and craft fairs this fall/winter.

My goal is to make loads of totes in various sizes, zip pouches, pet products, silk screen t shirts an some other fun creations!

Of course will post some up on my ETSY pages to sell too!
(that is Candy hiding under my work table!!! 😉  )



PLEASE, PLEASE, Please help me get at least 1000 votes to get a write up in Bark magazine for Gimpy pets and win food for shelter animals by going to this link and voting for “My Gimpy Pets” on page 1 or page 2. Let’s get me to the top of page 1 and win!


Time to still sew for Christmas!


There is still time to get some fabric and make some gifts!

My wine tote and Journal bag sewing pattern is super simple and a great gift.

Check out what is available on my ETSY page!

Holidays are coming up!

crafts, creative, DIY, sewing patterns

Gift givin on its way people!!! So why not start now and make some Mackerilla bags for gifts! My patterns are easy to follow. I am not a good pattern reader myself so I designed them with someone like me in mind!!

I have 12 different ones on ETSY to choose from. I sell them as PDF files but if you want a paper version mailed just ask!

Love me some Bunny Slippers!

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Ok it’s chilly again and I am in need of some slippers!

I have an obsession for Bunny Slippers. I had a few pairs way back when Target first opened up where I lived back in Michigan. They had these cute thin and simply ones. Not to bulky, just right for doing your house chores. Just kept the toesies warm!

Well they came and went after many pairs and years of being abused and chewed by pets in my past! I have been searching for them ever since.

Well there is a website called Not exactly the same as the ol Target styled ones, but cute! A wee bit heavier and thicker. Good for walking around on these cold wood floors here in my house.

If anyone remembers the Target ones back in the 90’s let me know! And if they ever have brought them back.

I need some bunnies on my feet! 😉