About Me


blog imageHello from Minnesota! My name is Halle, pronounced Holly.

After over 5 years of blogging on Blogger, I felt the need for a change of platform. I also wanted to make a splash with my new domain.

My intention is to share my art and numerous hobbies which include sewing, knitting, crochet, soap making, photography, gardening,  jewelry making, miniature terrain building, painting, thrifting and enjoying the great outdoors.  Occasionally, I may also share a snippet of  my personal life.

On that note, I must tell you how blessed I have been to be able to pursue my passion of creating art and sharing it with others while remaining at home caring for my family for so many years.  I am fortunate to have recognized my soul mate very early in life. We eloped….amidst the doubts of most….and now, over two decades later, are happy as ever. We have two great teens…that keep us busy and an over-sized clumsy kitten named Marvin.

I have recently returned to the workforce and am adjusting to new time constraints…please bear with me as I figure out the balance between work, family and art.

Thank you for visiting my blog. I hope you’ll leave me a comment when you stop by a post. It’s always nice to hear what others are thinking.



  1. Annsays: Reply


    I love the treasures you’ve created! So much talent!! It will be great to see it in person.

  2. Hi Halle,

    I really love your blog, but I don’t visit often because I don’t get it via email. I use MailChimp for my email list but there are probably lots of ways to put an email signup on your blog. Thanks for visiting mine!

  3. Mary Borrusosays: Reply

    Hi Halle! I found you through Pinterest while searching for loom knit dishcloths. I found your blog post from January 18, 2012. Would you share your dishcloth pattern? One strand or two, what type of cast on and cast off, and the stitch you used for the body of the cloth? Thanks in advance for any info you can share.

  4. Good Morning! from down here in New Iberia, LA.
    I was looking for wind chimes to make when I discovered your bottlecap
    one and fell in love with it. I think I have enough to make mine, especially if
    I add the beads!!
    I am a retired buyer, working artist. I do icons painted on fabric, fabric art,
    quilts (especially Harry Potter), I make Christmas ornaments, and anything
    creative I can find. I’m trying to make one of those journals, but the concept has not quiet settled in my mind.:)

  5. Hi Halle,
    Lovely blog! I wandered over via the monthly Art Journal Journey challenge, and got THERE from Paint Party Friday! I love and teach prose oriented art in Western Oregon, and do Cosmic Smashbooking inv conjunction with my art. Nadya

  6. Hi Halle, I ran across a business card of yours from years back where you wrote the note “enjoy your new mini notebook”. I wonder what we swapped and with what group? We are also “tea friends” from way back. 🙂 Just stopped by to say “hi”. I’m glad to see you’re still art-ing. I don’t have the time for it like I used to, but I do have an active etsy shop… rubyfloy.etsy.com See you around maybe? 🙂 Nathalie

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