What if…

Good morning! ☕️ I have had a long few months of no knitting mojo. What? You say. I know. Sigh… But, guess what i did last night? Knit. And, it felt good. Though, like every time I knit, my mind goes. It travels to places that help me find peace. This was no different. I’ve […]

Coffee with Deb

*taking a sip of coffee* Morning is my favorite time of the day. The little jingle, waking up is Folgers in your cup, comes to mind. Now, you’ll be singing this all day. You’re welcome. While I don’t drink Folgers coffee, I sure do love my morning coffee. Morning routines have been a part of […]

What Knitting or Crocheting Can Teach Us

  As a designer, I spend many hour escaping into the Ravelry world, an amazing knitting and crocheting community (website) where people come and stay. For hours sometimes. I click through 10, 15, 100 versions of the same shawl pattern (or dishcloth, sock, scarf, hat pattern), looking intently at the yarns used, the projects created […]

12 Days of Patterns Giveaway

Hello! It’s that time of year where I love to spoil my followers. Do you follow me on Facebook? You might want to. Each day, starting tomorrow Monday 12/11 – Friday 12/22, you will receive a coupon code that will give you a FREE pattern. I might even give another FREE pattern if you follow […]

It’s A Thing

    I’m always in my head creating new business ideas. Hence, my inspiring a creative life blog. Hello! And, WELCOME BACK if you’re a frequent viewer, and WELCOME if you’ve just landed here. I’m on a mission, beginning next year, to create a place you can find what building a business is like, what’s […]

What are you passionate about?

I’m sure you’ve heard the old saying, The things you are passionate about are not random, they are your calling ~Fabienne Fredrickson Fear and discomfort can paralyze you unless you choose to lean into your passion. When opportunity knocks, you are tempted to answer, right? Opening that door will be scary, will make your palms […]

How to be a more Productive knitter

Are you tired of being stuck in Area 51 (your stash) with all your UFOs (unfinished objects) and PHDs (projects half done)? I’ve put together a list of ways for you to be more productive and organized with your knitting.

Favorite Newest Podcast

I truly love when I run up against a podcast that I had no idea was out there. Knitting, while nestled in my space, looking for the perfect podcast, I landed on Mandarine’s Podcast; Melody Hoffman, designs inspired by nature, folklore, and minimalism. A delightful voice to listen to, engaging, and charismatic. Pure joy. Take […]

Critique Matters

Hello! Today I have been working on a novel that I had abandoned. For what reason, I don’t know. I probably got off on another creative adventure. Shocking, huh! So, here’s what’s on my mind. I’d like to revisit this novel. I haven’t really fully edited it yet, but, I’d like to take an honest approach […]