Have Suitcase, Will Travel

Last night, I exchanged emails with a middle school art teacher who was searching for a supply of small cardboard jewelry boxes. Later this week, she’s teaching a lesson on Joseph Cornell and students will use these smaller boxes to create sections within a larger box, and then fill those[Read more]

I’ve Been Funded!

Friday afternoon, I received an email with the following subject line: Christy Redick contributed $1,000.00 to “Leah’s Barn Raising” My husband was sitting across the room when I read this and saw me freak out a little (okay, a lot). Within minutes my enthusiasm gave way to suspicion and I convinced myself I’d[Read more]

Leah “The Upcycler” Bradley

A friend from college surprised me yesterday with a care package, sent from her home in California. She keeps up with me via Facebook, mostly, following my adventures in upcycling, and sent some odds and ends she figured I could put to good use – empty prescription bottles, quilt pieces,[Read more]