• Custom Work,  General Crafting,  Interior Design,  Quilting

    Best Kind of Grey

    Grey is one of my favourite colours, despite the fact that I grew up in the Toronto area, where grey is a permanent fixture in the outside world from Nov 1st-April. The right kind of grey can be warm, inviting, and cozy. It can be soft and rich, heathered and earthy. TJ’s Mom asked me to make some twin quilts for the two beds in her guest room, the one often used by my parents when we all get together. (Yes, my inlaws and my parents get along and we all hang out on holidays. Yes it’s unusual. Yes I love them for all being so awesome. Yes I am…

  • Cards

    For the Love of Paper

    Card update time! I have made quite a number of them lately, and have been trying out some new techniques. Birthday card: I used a monochromatic scheme for this one, along with my favourite stamp set. Birthday Card: Also my favourite stamp set, along with a punch edger. Wedding card: I used my dies in reverse on this one. Sympathy card for a friend that lost a pet: I went with contrasting colours and a button style flower on this one. Birthday Card: Black and white as a contrast in this one. Anniversary card for my parents: I like the little pop from the copper leaf on this card. I…

  • Custom Work,  KSC Designs

    Custom Work

    One thing that I had not been expecting with opening KSC Designs, is the amount of custom work that I would be doing. I have done everything from crib skirts and bumper pads to quilts and tote bags. I realized that I didn’t have a place on my blog that gathered all these things up, so I added a new tab at the top of my site. You can now check out “Custom” to see examples of the different items that I have made for my awesome customers. Speaking of which, I know this is insane given that it is the last day of September, but my custom orders for…