Our May flowers are blooming in our yard! The roses and irises are in full bloom — the roses always bloom around the first of May and Mother’s day. These roses (pictured below) are by our front porch, and the scent of them fills the air as you walk up the path. They really need to have some care but time has been scarce here.
The flowers were blooming at our house! The daffodils bloomed a month ago and it seemed too early.
The tulips and the lilacs bloomed last week, we had Easter and Prom, next is Graduation, Mother’s Day and then the year will be half over!
Let’s talk about scrap afghans. What exactly makes a successful scrap afghan? One that takes your breath away and looks cohesive. It is more than just using up all of the yarn in one blanket. You do need to have a plan. I like to use a neutral to tie the whole blanket together nicely, even if I need to buy one.
Using Neutrals in Scrap Afghans
There are several different ways to use neutrals to tie scrap afghans together. Neutral colors are supremely useful in creating scrap afghans that make your friends say, “Oooh!” Continue reading Scrap Afghans, Color Choices, Plus the Beachy Baby Afghan
Last week, we talked more about color theory in yarn. Then it hit me: we haven’t even touched on the neutrals! So, here we have Even More About Color Theory in Yarn: The neutrals. Just saying that brings to mind minimalist apartments full of chrome, glass, and black and white decor; sophistication, Art Deco, and lovely Hollywood glamour. It also brings to mind the 70s, with their overwhelming browns and oranges.