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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Love mirror coloring page

Love coloring page

Another "love" coloring page because my birthday was last week and I'm feeling super loved!


I hope you like it. Click the images below. Print love coloring page on landscape settings.

Small jpg printable love coloring page:

Printable mirrored love coloring page in jpg and transparent png format.

Large transparent png printable love coloring page:
Printable mirrored love coloring page in jpg and transparent png format.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Ocean coloring page

Ocean coloring page- blank available

Today's coloring page was fun to draw but it was one that I wasn't sure when it was done. Fortunately my son came over and said "That's cool looking." before I tried to work more stuff in it.


Click the images below for larger versions to print and color.

Small jpg version:
Sun and ocean coloring page available in jpg and transparent png format.

Large transparent png version:
Sun and ocean coloring page available in jpg and transparent png format


Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Peyote stitch graph paper for beaders

A couple months ago, the server for my old site started having problems. According to the server, they've been working on getting them resolved. It does leave a lot of my older content unavailable though.

Sorry about that.



There are some more technical notes at the end of this post, but here's the graph paper. Click the images to print them.

Peyote- cylinder beads graph paper:
Peyote graph paper for cylinder or delica beads

Peyote- seed beads graph paper:
Peyote graph paper- seed beads

Technical notes:

The original graph paper was in gif format at 72 ppi because at that point, 72 ppi was the web standard, and gif format for the colors were very clear and didn't have the artifacting that jpg format can cause. Well, it's 20 years later now from when I originally started posting graph paper. So these are STILL 2 color, but it's PNG format, and it's at 100 ppi which should be printable for everyone. I will offering a higher quality/higher ppi version soon, but this is pretty close to the original. 


Monday, April 16, 2018

Tulips in the Sun to color!

Flowers to color

In Anchorage, Alaska right now it's about 50 degrees Fahrenheit. I'm putting out seeds that are safe for before the final frost, and my rhubarb is starting to come up. For all of you who are waiting for spring, I hope you enjoy this coloring page!

You can print the blank Tulips in the Sun coloring page below. Click the images for larger versions.

Small jpg Tulips in the Sun coloring page:
Tulips in the sun coloring page- available in jpg and transparent png format


Large transparent png Tulips in the Sun coloring page:
Tulips in the sun coloring page- available in jpg and transparent png format

Here's a picture of my weird alien looking rhubarbs starting:

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

A knot to print and color

Knot to color- blank version available
This is another one of those projects that just didn't work out as envisioned- and I'm really happy about it. The initial thought was of the circular knot, but I realized that the version I drew originally wasn't really a knot, it was a series of twists with only 4 true knots in it. So added a bit more detail, then did the corners and center.


I hope you enjoy it. Click the images below for larger versions to print and color.

Small jpg knot coloring page:
knot to print and color- available in jpg and transparent png formats #knotwork

Large transparent png knot coloring page:
knot to print and color- available in jpg and transparent png formats #knotwork


Thursday, March 29, 2018

Garden themed coloring page

Garden coloring page-blank available

Yay!! It's spring. Okay, up here it's soggy, wet with snow melting and all that, but still, I'm getting containers planted and starting stuff that will go out at the end of May.

I hope you enjoy this garden themed coloring page.

Click the images below for blank versions to print and color.

Small jpg version:
garden mandala coloring page for spring- available in jpg and transparent png formats

Large transparent png version:
garden mandala coloring page for spring- available in jpg and transparent png formats

Like it enough to share some of your seed stash with me? Message me on Facebook

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Spring Fling Printable Box- 2 sizes



Happy Spring Free printable boxes in 2 sizes

It's officially spring, and I have a bunch of milk jugs out for my winter sown seeds and am getting ready to start some plants indoors. That inspired this floral spring design for a gift box, I hope you like it.

Click the images for larger versions, print on card stock, cut out, score folds, fold, glue!

2x2x2 inch printable spring box:
Free printable gift boxes- floral, spring, available in 2x2x2 and 3x3x1 inch sizes #printables #boxes #papercraft

3x3x1 inch printable spring box:
Free printable gift boxes- floral, spring, available in 2x2x2 and 3x3x1 inch sizes #printables #boxes #papercraft


In other news- a friend of mine just started a new business making light weight, bold, beautiful earrings for sale and since I know my readers love color and symmetry- I had to show them to you. They are super light weight AND super affordable. Even better? When I told her I wanted to share them, she decided to give you all a coupon on already very affordable earrings that are perfect for spring and summer. 

The coupon code is PASTEEATER . 

Check out Hooped Threads
Hooped Threads fringe earrings
Hooped Threads Battenberg Lace Earrings

Thank you Tiffany!!! 



Wednesday, March 14, 2018

So Many Circles coloring page

Circles coloring page- blank version available

Sorry I'm running late with this today. It's 3.14 which is PI DAY!!

I hope you enjoy this rotationally symmetrical design made up of so many circles to print and color!

Click the images below for larger versions to print and color.

Small jpg circle coloring page:
Circles coloring page in jpg and transparent png formats #mandala #coloring #PiDay



Large transparent PNG circle coloring page:

Circles coloring page in jpg and transparent png formats #mandala #coloring #PiDay

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Krusteaz for the Win on #NationalPancakeDay



One of The Amazing Turnip Girl's favorite things in the world is giving Mom a night off by cooking "Breakfast for Dinner". We always have a box of Krusteaz mix on hand because it makes it really easy.

In her mind, pancakes and waffles always go with eggs for dinner, she'll pick one other protein and lots of fruit to go with it.

It's an easy dinner that can be as light or as hearty as you want very simply, and the mixes make absolutely wonderful and consistent results every time.

The Belgian waffle mix is her other favorite. We don't have a Belgian waffle maker, she pulls out her old-fashioned stove top cast iron waffle iron and makes deliciously crisp waffles with pockets for syrup. With dinner, it's usually maple syrup.

I don't have a photo- but in the summer- it's a dessert waffle with fresh-picked berries or stewed rhubarb and ice cream!


The sausage in the above photo is a locally made reindeer sausage that is a family favorite.

One of my favorite things about "Breakfast for dinner" nights is that we can get several kinds of fruits, one or two of each, a couple small things of berries and split them up so everyone gets a variety. It's colorful and flavorful.

We always make extras, so we can use them for lunch. A couple pancakes makes a sandwich special. My favorite is deli turkey, jam, sprouts and cream cheese as an open face cold sandwich on a pancake.

Krusteaz has a lot of recipes and meal suggestions on their website.

Make dinner easy by having breakfast for dinner!

Krusteaz on Facebook has contest giveaways and meal suggestions.


This post was sponsored by Krusteaz. All opinions are my own.

2018 Shamrock to color

knotwork shamrock- blank version available to color

This year's shamrock coloring page is my favorite yet. I hope you all enjoy it too. Click the images below for larger versions to print and color.

knotwork shamrock small jpg version:
knotwork shamrock to print and color- available in jpg and transparent png version #StPatricksDay #knotwork #shamrocks

knotwork shamrock large transparent png version:
knotwork shamrock to print and color- available in jpg and transparent png version #StPatricksDay #knotwork #shamrocks


Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Heart Love coloring page

Heart love coloring page- blank available for free to print and color

I'll be honest, I totally hit this with a gradient fill so it could be posted in time. This wasn't originally meant to be a coloring page, it was something that I made for myself. One of my wonderful readers said she wanted to color it. So here it is, with all my love for all the support that I've gotten from all of you.

Click the images below for larger version to print and color of this love heart coloring page.

Small jpg version:
Heart love coloring page to print and color #coloring #coloringbooks #adultcoloring #Valentine

Large transparent png version:
Heart love coloring page to print and color #coloring #coloringbooks #adultcoloring #Valentine

This is the original piece- 
heart love rainbow



Monday, February 12, 2018

Coffee is Magic coloring page

Coffee is magic- blank coloring page available
Originally this was not what was planned. What was planned was something that would be utterly inappropriate for my blog and would have been posted a gift for my Facebook friends who are very used to my sense of humor.

Instead, I drew this, and hopefully you all enjoy it.

You can download, print and color this Coffee is Magic coloring page below.

Small jpg version:
Coffee is magic coloring page to print and color. #coloring #coffee

Large transparent png version:
Coffee is magic coloring page to print and color. #coloring #coffee


Monday, February 5, 2018

2018 Heart Knot Coloring Page

Heart love coloring page, blank available

This year's heart knot in a coloring page! Click the images for larger versions to print and color. I hope you enjoy this coloring page.

Small jpg version:
heart knot coloring page- available in jpg and transparent png format #knotwork #coloringpage #hearts #ValentinesDay

Large transparent png version:
heart knot coloring page- available in jpg and transparent png format #knotwork #coloringpage #hearts #ValentinesDay


Sunday, February 4, 2018

Heart knot box- 2018


This year's heart knot! I hope you enjoy it. There will be a coloring page tomorrow, today is printable boxes in 4 colors, 3x3x1 inch size. You can fill them with treats for friends. 

Click on the images for larger versions, print on card stock, cut out, score folds, fold, glue.

Blue printable heart knot box:
printable boxes for Valentine treats with a knotwork heart on them. Available in 4 colors.

Purple printable heart knot box:
printable boxes for Valentine treats with a knotwork heart on them. Available in 4 colors.
Green printable heart knot box:
printable boxes for Valentine treats with a knotwork heart on them. Available in 4 colors.
Pink printable heart knot box:
printable boxes for Valentine treats with a knotwork heart on them. Available in 4 colors.


Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Demeter coloring page

Demeter coloring page- blank available for free

The Athena coloring page from 2016 was never meant to be a stand-alone. This time I picked Demeter. Her symbols are grain, poppies, cornucopias and torches. I chose the cornucopia and wheat for this representation.

The coloring for this was inspired by the work of Vinzenz Brinkmann. He's an archaeologist who has done amazing things with researching color on ancient art by finding the pigments still on the statues and art and doing colorized versions based off those findings. 

Click the images below for larger versions of this Demeter inspired coloring page.

Small jpg version:
Demeter inspired coloring page- available in jpg and transparent png formats
Large transparent png version:
Demeter inspired coloring page- available in jpg and transparent png formats

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Heart coloring page

Swirly heart coloring page- blank available for free for coloring

With Valentine's Day coming up, it's all hearts around here right now. I hope you enjoy this one!

This heart coloring page should be printed on LANDSCAPE settings.

Click the images below for larger versions to print and color.

Small jpg heart coloring page:
heart coloring page, available in jpg and transparent png formats #Valentine #ColoringPage #Coloring #Hearts

Large transparent png heart coloring page:
heart coloring page, available in jpg and transparent png formats #Valentine #ColoringPage #Coloring #Hearts