The Feeding Pickle Blog

Just try it!

Marie Winfield

Just try it!
Is it just me, or does this happen to you, too?

The spirit of creativity

The spirit of creativity
It is the pioneering spirit that feeds creativity. It is the looking to see what it is that you already have that you can use to create what you need.

Knotted Fabric Necklace - Two Ways

Knotted Fabric Necklace - Two Ways

The time that you invest into creating a gift is a priceless gift.  It adds a value that no dollar ever could; it adds a piece of you and your heart. Creating this knotted fabric necklace won't cost much in terms of supplies.  About a yard of soft knit fabric (you could even use the fabric from a t-shirt), a little bit of embroidery floss, maybe a few beads, a little thread...and time.  Make a gift for Mom (Mother's Day is this coming Sunday, hint, hint!), or make a new accessory to your own outfit! Cut strips of knit fabric...


Practicing the art of imagination

Marie Winfield

Practicing the art of imagination
There's a beauty when imagination and reality clasp hands and bring forth a breathtaking dance.

When the going gets tough, the tough get creative

Marie Winfield

When the going gets tough, the tough get creative

Building your own house is not without its bumps and bruises. Without learning curves. Without trials. And, at least for us, it is certainly not without errors.Like how to get a shower/tub from the store an hour away from your home construction site.We were like a couple of crazy optimistic kids when we started out that morning.We exclaimed over our tub, analyzed every corner and surface for perfection, sealed the deal, and exited the store with our treasure. Maybe it would explain our excitement more to say that we had been renting an ancient farmhouse *without a shower* for the...