What's behind the budgie?
My name is Lauren Rizzo, and budgiegoods is my 21st century needlework company.
In addition to several humans, one canine and a smattering of fish, my family includes a green and yellow parakeet (or budgie, as the Brits call them) called Clarence. Crazy little Clarence overflows with tuneful exuberance just about every waking moment, and tends to come a little bit unhinged when he gets excited – exactly how I feel every time I start a new project.
I have always loved the moment of running across something pretty or useful and thinking, “I can make that!” Whether it's crafted of paper, wood, fabric, yarn, paint, or just about any material that can be worked by hand, if I think I can make it, I'm hooked. And even though…
- Joined July 25, 2009