Category Archives: Best Wishes

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is such a nice holiday. No gifts, which eliminates a lot of drama. Also, everyone, whether American or not, can consider the things for which they are grateful. One thing for which I am grateful are you, my dear … Continue reading

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Happy Blogiversary

I started this blog in 2005 – 9 years ago, if you are counting. I have written over 2900 posts, some good, some bad. I have 4,600+ images in my Media Library. I write about a lot of stuff including: … Continue reading

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Birthday Report

I feel somewhat self indulgent by sharing my birthday report with you. I had such a great day, though, that I can’t help myself. I love my birthday and really strive to savor it every year. I think I would … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

In case I decide to give myself the day off from posting today, I am sharing a birthday card I received from the famous quilt artist, Pamela Allen.

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Merry Christmas!

I took this photo back in September at the Alden Lane Nursery Outdoor Quilt Show. The quilts got people to the nursery, which actually sells plants and garden stuff (yes, my technical term). Although, not all of you celebrate Christmas, … Continue reading

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Happy Blogiversary!!!!

Yes, today is my 8th blogiversary! We are celebrating here at ArtQuiltmaker by… eating cake… drinking wine and, of course, sewing. Of course, this is all virtual, since I am probably headed to work as you read this. Have you … Continue reading

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Peace, Laughter, Love & Joy

5×7 Folded Card View the entire collection of cards.

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Happy Mother’s Day!

KQED, my local public radio station, has a feature called Perspectives. Perspectives are small audio essays by regular people on a subject. On Friday, in the half awake state before I have to jump out of bed and start my … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

And Passover and Bunny Day! This photo is too funny not to share. Have a great day. Hope you are sewing or spending it with family and friends that you like.

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Have a Nice Day!

I hope that your day is filled with good, peace and joy, whatever you are doing or celebrating or not celebrating and that all of that follows you through 2012.

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Wishes for Peace in Your Life

My dad is a master at popcorn balls – at least he was when I was a kid. He was also all about decorating at Christmas. Above is a snowman made from the popcorn ball recipe/technique. I don’t know if … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Leaf

This is the card and wrapping I received from my mother for Mother’s Day. I love the wrapping paper. I think it is the colors.

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Happy Blogiversary!

I missed my Blogiversary last year and was only reminded after listening to Amy of the Creative Mom Podcast talking about her Podcastiversary (is that a word??). I guess it isn’t that important to me. Or, perhaps the beginning of … Continue reading

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Birthday Extravanganza

I am REALLY fortunate to have wonderful friends and family who are willing to give me books and quilt related items that I love. I really received a lot of gifts; so many I will have plenty to write about … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

And Peace and Joy to all of you who do not celebrate Christmas! For the past few years we have only put lights on our tree. Our Christmas decorations are still in storage after our kitchen remodel. They are closer … Continue reading

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