Archive for the ‘Making Stuff’ Category

our colorful, crazy life

Posted on October 4th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

Yep, it’s me…I’m back! Somehow the blog got away from me and I just realized it’s been over two months since I’ve posted, haha. Not sure how that happened, but here are some pics of our life since then. Kindergarten artwork by Cash. My crazy reds. New wood to carve. I picked these out from […]



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 […]