Category Archives: Crafts

Reuse

I’m not saying we have a candle problem in my house. I’m just saying I have a lot of opportunity to reuse the glass jars that once housed candles. Of course, each requires cleaning prior to use because for some … Continue reading

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More Halloween Fun

I finally had time to learn some new beading techniques this weekend. Naturally, there was a Halloween theme. I’m not sure about the last necklace as the ‘BOO’ looks odd on the right-hand side. Ah well. Until next time, stay … Continue reading

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It starts with a village

We made a shopping trip to Michaels and added to our collection. They are awesome when they are lit up. Until next time, stay safe.

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Halloween Begins

This last weekend, I decided to learn something new and started with my favorite thing: Halloween. I love the buttons and hope my family love the end results as much as I do.

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Happy Birthday

On this day in 1851, the sewing machine was patented. I remember sewing in Home Ec in 7th grade. That first year, I made a tee-shirt and a hamburger pillow. I still have the pattern for the pillow but don’t … Continue reading

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Lookee here

Over the weekend, I managed to find a few minutes to put together a necklace and a bracelet. I ended up combining 2 bead sets for the necklace along with the pendant, but I also got to experiment a little … Continue reading

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I made a thing

Well, it took me about a month of designing and redesigning, but I finally made the necklace. It’s made of wooden and metal beads and is very lightweight. I do like the way it turned out except the bail (the … Continue reading

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No place like gnome

It has been a funny holiday season. I didn’t decorate for Halloween. I didn’t decorate for Thanksgiving. And now it is less than 3 weeks until Christmas and I don’t have my lights up or anything. But I do have … Continue reading

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It’s harder than I thought

I gave up Candy Crush Saga. Okay, I raced through four levels to reach the last game, then decided enough was enough. I needed the time I was spending on the game to write and craft and work on other … Continue reading

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Failure to Plan

I took the week off work. Not to do anything exciting. Nah, I have a list of things to do that need to get done before other projects get done in the home renovation sphere. Fun times. But exhausting, so … Continue reading

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