I recently painted this portrait of my niece’s beloved pet. I like the way he posed. It was so fun to paint him in acrylic that he gave me motivation to do more paintings!
I decided to keep on crocheting and turn this doily into a table cloth using a pineapple crochet design. One completed pineapple motif completed and another is starting. I continue to work on this pineapple table cloth. I’ll have to order another cone of this blue cotton crochet thread size 3. Can’t wait to getContinue reading “From Doily To Table Cloth”
So, I was looking for a design program that will help me in designing crochet chart patterns. I have not been sucessful! There are all kinds of Apps but none available for manipulating crochet stitches. But this one app called “Concepts” got me interested in working with. I see possibility of my beingContinue reading “Exploring Graphics Apps”
Winter is a good time to start lemon grass plant indoor. First, you must select a lemon grass from a grocery store that has main bulb or root bulb intact like the ones shown on photo below. Fill a clean flower vase with tap water halfway and put the bulbs in. Put the vase withContinue reading “How To Start Lemon Grass Indoor”
Now that the weather is cooler and I know that the temperature will drop at any time to where tropical plants will not tolerate, I have made a decision to harvest my Lemon Grass and keep them in my fridge to use in my cooking this winter. Before starting this task, I put on denimContinue reading “Harvesting Lemon Grass”
The Video shows how to remove the gelatinous coating of Bitter Melon seeds. Part of Fall season gardening activities is gathering seeds for next planting season. Some seeds are easier to collect than others as they come out dry but most of them are coated with some gooey substance that has to be removed fromContinue reading “How To Clean Bitter Melon Seeds”
Since I planted Lemon-grass on my back patio, I have not noticed any gnat or mosquito hovering over me when I’m outside.
I have this blouse that I like so well, but I wish that it is longer, so I decided to add a lace trimming at the hem. See photo below. I found a lace fabric at Walmart and decided to use the scallop selvedge as the new hem. Like this. See photo below. Step 1:Continue reading “How To Make A Short Blouse Longer”
Woke up one night to your soft voice, singing an old Filipino Bicol Lullaby “ *Sa Diklom Nin Bangui….”. Why is my brother crying and restless? Mama, you are singing to keep him still and calm….. Oh mama, mama didn’t you you see? My brother is gasping for lack of air! If I know thenContinue reading “The Tragic Lullaby”
via Thoughts Brought On By The First Rain In September, 2018