Cross stitch commission

I just finished this cross stitch commission I’ve had in the works for the past couple of weeks for one of my friends. He came to me with the idea, and we worked together to get the pattern just right before I began stitching. We were both really happy with how it turned out!

Now on Instagram

Social media update: I joined Instagram this past week! I’ll still be writing blog posts here, of course, but on Instagram I’ll be sharing informal snapshots of current projects as I’m working on them. All major updates – such as new or finished projects and sales and promotions – will always be posted here on my blog, but if … More Now on Instagram

Nature walk photos

Earlier in the week, Jesse and I spent the afternoon walking around one of the local forest preserves. It was nice getting some fresh air, especially after being sick. Plus, of course, it gave me the perfect opportunity to take lots of photos! Click on each collage to see the full-size images. If anyone knows … More Nature walk photos

Raccoon skull

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Tonight’s sunset

I only managed to snag a couple of photos of tonight’s sky, because the weather here has been way too cold and windy for me to want to go outside. We even got some rain, snow, and hail earlier today (though unfortunately it was too overcast to take any good photos).