Yearly Archives: 2012


The cage crinoline, also known as the hoop skirt, was invented in the late 1850’s to relieve women from having to wearlayers of petticoats to make her skirt stand out.  Though it greatly reduced the weight of women’s clothing, it did have its drawbacks.    It was a tricky contraption […]

The Cage Crinoline









I started this home business on a whim about a year and a half ago.  The fifteen years prior I had been a stay-at-home, homeschool mom…. a job I loved immensely.  As our kids grew, we decided it was important that we enroll them in school.  It was tough giving […]

My New Chair