Monthly Archives: April 2014

#18 Beguiled by a Top

It’s the same old story – I clipped a photo from a newspaper flyer and tucked it away for future inspiration. Man, oh man, these tiny slips of paper come in handy when my brain’s color-combo generator stalls out! A … Continue reading

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Spring Stash Enhancement

A bag of mystery yarns waited for me in the blanket drop box at the library the other day. When I got home I only allowed myself a little peek inside – like this – cuz I didn’t have time … Continue reading

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#17 A Scrappy Ripple

My boxful of charity acrylic scrap balls is mounded so high, it’s threatening an avalanche! Obviously, it’s time to make some scrappy ripples. Once I sorted the scrap balls into warm, cool, and neutral colors it was much easier for … Continue reading

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Carrot Bags

I found CUTE carrot covered goody bags at Dollar Tree for this year’s Easter crayons. They’re smaller than the sandwich bags that I used last year, yet still big enough to hold six Easter Egg crayons of assorted colors and … Continue reading

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#16 Derivative

A few color sequences within last week’s Joseph’s Coat Ripple are especially eye-catching to me. I picked these four stripes as a starting point for my next ripple. Had to switch to a lighter/brighter pink to have enough for two-row … Continue reading

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More ‘End of Winter’

Winter garments were again half-off at Sal’s and all winter accessories were 99¢! I knew chances were slim that I’d find anything I wanted but figured it wouldn’t take long to have a look. I tried on several pieces, but … Continue reading

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#15 Lucy’s Ripple

Lucy, author of the Attic24 blog, has a wonderful way of creating cheerful combinations of many different colors. I fell in love with this particular combo in one of this February’s posts. I think came close to matching it, more … Continue reading

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The End of Winter

My local Salvation Army store celebrated the End of Winter with an unannounced sale. With the 50% mark down on all winter clothing and accessories, I was extra thorough as I swept through the racks, yet I found nothing for … Continue reading

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