After Jen sugguested Bee Balm for natural dyeing, I picked some from our yard and set it out in the sun and it made a beautiful pink dye. I used alum as a mordant but the yarn did not pick up any of the color. I will have to try something else. Any suggestions?
Sarah working on an outdoor play area for Polly.
More tiny house building going on.
I am sure we wouldn't be able to do these things in many suburban neighborhoods and sometimes I have to resist my need for order to just let them create - another reason to be grateful for our little
With our porch floor in tough shape, I decided to use what we have - some joint compound to fill in holes and some leftover floor paint to at least make it presentable for now.
One of our sweet ducks, Shadow, has a broken leg. It is bad - the bone is completely cut through and I fear she may lose complete use of her leg. She is eating and drinking well, though, so we are hopeful.