The Feeding Pickle Blog — Feeding Creativity

Beeswax Egg Candles

Marie Winfield

Tags Feeding Creativity, Handmade gifts, Tutorial, Use what you have

Beeswax Egg Candles
When it is eggs that we have in abundance, it is egg projects that we try!

On the importance of learning the slow and steady: Needle Felted Hearts Bunting

Marie Winfield

Tags Feeding Creativity

On the importance of learning the slow and steady:  Needle Felted Hearts Bunting

No step, in the entire process of dyeing our wool to creating these felted hearts, was in any way hard.  It is all quite easy, actually.  But easy does not need to mean fast.  This project is a perfect way to nurture the appreciation that there is a beauty in the slow and steady process and worth in the outcome it brings._______________When a pile of fluffy colorful roving has been created, it just beckons for more creativity to join it.  After dyeing some wool roving with Kool-Aid as we did here, we pulled out our felting needles and created little...


Of Crayons and Candles

Marie Winfield

Tags Feeding Creativity, Use what you have

Of Crayons and Candles

When the days of winter drag on dark and long, this is a good way to brighten them!  For just pennies, we used what we had on hand to create a bright spot in our day and a new experience to add to our creativity. Taper candles from the thrift shop got a colorful make-over when we gently softened crayons over a lit candle, and then allowed the crayon to drip onto the taper candles.  Plenty of brown paper to cover our table helped make the clean-up of our many rogue drips quite simple.   We were fascinated by the ease and...


Simplicity and Normalcy

Marie Winfield

Tags Feeding Body, Feeding Creativity, Recipe

Simplicity and Normalcy
We had gone full circle and had come back to the ingredients we knew best.  And these cookies were waiting for us the whole time.

It's 2021! Now what?

Marie Winfield

Comments 2 Tags Feeding Creativity, Feeding Soul

It's 2021!  Now what?
A Pickle made a discovery, and I'm carrying it with me into the new year. Will you, too?

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