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Thursday, November 19, 2009

Getting Crafty After Dark

Around here when the winter settles in we are greeted each morning with a blanket of clean white snow - and then 10 seconds later the sun sets and inky darkness takes it's place. Ok, I may be exaggerating, but days are short and nights are long and dark. This week's article is about exactly that. read on below-




Winter could very well be named the craftiest season. From needle worked blankets, hats and scarves, to handmade holiday gifts, to d├ęcor and creation in celebration of family, it has all the right elements. But for me there is one pesky hiccup that I can't see past, literally. The darkness that settles into every nook and cranny in town makes it hard for me muster up the courage to craft on. Some find inspiration in the darkness and can easily craft their winter woes away. I prefer to give my space a facelift and I find the craft follows. So each year as the termination dust creeps down I get to work on my list of craft cures for after dark.
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