Latest Musings

#makenine2021

I only just discovered the Make Nine hashtag at the end of 2020/beginning of 2021, but I was so inspired and intrigued by the posts popping up on my Instagram feed that I couldn't resist doing my own round up. Picnic Skirt by Gertie Sews // I feel like I've had this skirt on my to-do list forever, and now that I accidentally ended up with the perfect amount of fabric for it, I'm hoping to get to it sooner rather than later. Calico Socks by … Read More

currently | january 2021

I'm sitting here at my kitchen peninsula (my new writing space for #momlife reasons) as I type, Finn upstairs napping, laundry running in the washing machine, dishes in the dishwasher, and dinner prep going in the oven. I stared at the blank screen of Scrivener to work on a new scene for my novel but after ten minutes have only managed to tear 87 words from my brain. I know exactly what the scene is, but it hasn't finished percolating, I suppose. … Read More

december daily 2020 | highlights and reflections.

And so ends 2020, the year that we thought never would, and with it the major holiday season and by extension, December Daily. This was my first year with the project, and it was by far my biggest scrapbooking endeavor to date. I still consider myself a newbie scrapbooker, and I was hesitant, overwhelmed, and inspired all at once over the possibilities. I was excited enough that I did a fair bit of planning ahead of time, but even that didn't … Read More

finding my footing in hybrid scrapbooking.

Target dollar spot glitter; an old Ali Edwards journaling card; handmade mini envelopes I love crafts. It's a blanket statement because I tend to bounce around from one thing to another: knitting, quilting, cross stitch, and, most recently, watercolor. I love having options when it comes to expressing my creativity and personality, and sometimes I just want the challenge of something new or less frequently tried. But--I also still adore my … Read More

nanowrimo 2020 | surivival kit + rewards

November is closing in on us, fellow writers. Like I mentioned previously, part of my prep for NaNoWriMo is setting myself up with a so-called "survival kit" and planning out some rewards to keep me motivated as I go along--because no matter how exciting it can be to write a whole-ass novel, it can also be a slog, and those rewards will for sure help to keep me going on the days I feel stuck. Firstly, the survival kit: Wite-Out + … Read More

Merry Meet!

Hi, I’m Sonya, and I’m a crafty cottage witch.

Welcome to my blog, where I write about, well, just about anything that comes to mind. Common topics include cooking and crafts, writing and witchcraft, and everyday life with my family of oddballs.

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@sonya.cheney