Category Archives: Crafts

In my defense…

There was a sale and I had a coupon. My first job was working to set up a store that had recently expanded into Arizona. Little did I suspect that it would cause a lifetime of addiction. That store was … Continue reading

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The Lies We Tell

Once upon a time making gifts/cards/presents was cheaper than purchasing manufactured items. Apparently, that was so last century. Or the century before. Either way, it isn’t today. And yet, I still have it in my head that I should make … Continue reading

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Well That Didn’t Go As Planned

I had plans for the weekend. Big plans. Alas, things didn’t happen as I planned. My big goal for the weekend was to find, strip, and repaint the closet doors to my daughter’s old bedroom. Well, I found the doors. … Continue reading

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They’re Up!

This weekend while taking the dog for his morning walk, the temperature dropped down to a brisk 78 degrees F. Yes! It was time to turn off the ACs and turn on the house fan. Then we could open windows … Continue reading

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Is This How Crazy Starts?

A while ago I purchased a few earring kits on clearance from Oriental Trading Company. This weekend, while I binged on Netflix, I thought I would make some of the sets. Actually, all the pairs came in groups of six. … Continue reading

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Loosing my marbles, er, beads

Once more I’ve switched the focus of my hobbies. This time I left quilting to focus on beading. I found a chainmail technique that I wanted to try and thanks to the power of youtube, I even watched a few … Continue reading

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They Laughed

I have several addictions. Books being the biggest, but crafts come in a close second. I blame the problem on my first job working for Michaels. There was so much to do, so many things to try. This month’s obsession … Continue reading

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