Creating… Miranda

Be creative EVERY DAY • A Challenge

Dragonfly Dreams Soap Logo

Dragonfly Dreams has everyday whimsy with handmade soaps in fanciful scents. Recently, I wrapped up a logo design for them and hand-painted a version of it for their display in … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hand Quilted Anchor and Ocean Scene

A “quick” hand-quilted bedspread, made with love. I started with a purchased solid blue comforter, sketched the main anchor design with chalk, and hand stitched with pearl cotton thread over … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Monogramed Chef’s Hat

Birthday gift for my mother. Still getting the hang of embroidering. This is only my 3rd project and I can tell my stitches are much nicer in one direction vs … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Easter Egg Dioramas

Do you remember last year when I used my Dremel to make these cute little egg shell cups? This year I used my collection of vintage bunnies to make mini … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

DIY Sweater Clips

I’ve been wanting a set of sweater clips because—CUTE! So, when I came across a set of adorable clip-on earrings and matching necklace, I just had to try and make … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

The 7-year Quilt, Log Cabin Blocks

Over the long weekend my creativity was a revival of sorts. I’ve had a quilt languishing in the background for years, all the pieces cut and waiting to be sewn … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

Nautical Needlepoint Malestrom Sketch

My creativity yesterday is a drawing that has been floating in my head for a week or so now. A round needlepoint left in the hoop for hanging and display. In … Continue reading

January 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

Lemons & Cream Apron

Another wedding, another apron. These are projects from the heart, with so much time on details and design—I couldn’t imagine making these for profit. They have to be for love. … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

Sweet Lil’ Bunny Peep Centerpiece

Peeps are adorable. I’ve had a stash strategically airing out to the perfect staleness for a couple weeks now. To make sure I don’t eat them all, I got a … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment