Monthly Archives For February 2012

Guest Post: Bike Love

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Guest blogging for Sweet Athena today is Kara. An artistic woman, whose latest project involves making a documentary about her shift from car dependency to bicyclist. During our week of Oregon guest bloggers, it only made sense to…

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Chalkboard Vases

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As ya’ll have gathered at this point, chalk board paint is on my mind. I just love how I am able to take objects that otherwise might be thrown away and create new and fun…

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Oregon, my Oregon

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A few days ago, Jess told me how she wanted to spruce up her apartment with bit of color. So, shazam! I painted her a colorful, geometric representation of our lovely state, Oregon. I was…

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Chalkboard Paint Hearts

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As we know from last year, I am in love with creating Valentine’s Day cards that involve found objects from my house. This year was no exception and I used my new favorite craft obsession, chalkboard paint….

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Another Hand-Stitched Card

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Inspired by Jess’ awesome array of hand-stitched cards and motivated by my newfound love of embroidery, I recently tried my hand at making my very own card. January and February are bursting with celebrations for…

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Foodie Friday: Broiled Grapefruit

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I am an unabashed lover of breakfast, as you probably know already. While I love making breakfast foods at home, my favorite weekend activity is going out to brunch. My very favorite location in a city bursting…

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Craft Cravings

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Sometimes I get an urge to keep my hands busy, and I’ve been finding lately that nothing satisfies that craving like embroidery. There’s something very satisfying about doodling with needle, thread, and fabric. A few…

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