Archive for the ‘Making Stuff’ Category

cash turns five and we fly to new mexico

Posted on August 10th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  1 Comment »

From the whirlwind of July, we leaped into the dizzying sandstorm of August. Cash turned five on July 30, and we celebrated our boy with a cake (he wanted a blue wolf on it) and a night at the Siena Hotel in Chapel Hill. These two pictures are so perfectly him–one minute a sweet little […]



from my making place

Posted on June 13th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

Here are a few glimpses into things I’ve been working on lately. Hope you enjoy them! Hand carved pine arrow (mounted on wooden box from Target). Inside: handmade copper/rock earrings made from rocks I gathered at Jordan Lake, NC. I added a bottle of RMS nail polish and gave it to a friend. I’m working […]



dala horses

Posted on February 26th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

Several weeks ago, I posted pictures of these Dala horses in their raw, just-carved state. I’m excited to finally post the finished set of horses! After carving and sanding, I painted them in traditional Swedish designs along with a little twist–American flag designs on the saddles. The height of the tallest horse is 6″ and […]



around here in the wild woods

Posted on February 3rd, 2017 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

David is gone for a week and a half, first to Raleigh for three days, then Augusta. He’s getting a new place prepared for the Masters golf tournament in April…I think. I don’t ask too many questions because there are enough things in life I don’t quite comprehend–without throwing networks, switches and routers into the […]



handmade christmas

Posted on December 26th, 2016 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

Here’s a compilation of the exciting presents we’ve been making over the past two weeks. We opened them Christmas morning (and a few on Christmas Eve). Hope you enjoy them!! These little beanie animals are made from a sewing pattern I got from this girl who makes and sells patterns on Etsy. The instructions were […]