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Dolphin suncatcher I'm making for a friend

As a hobby and for a little extra income, I make suncatchers made from small mirrors, pieces of beveled glass, stones, and other small shiny objects. 230 more words

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Tutorial - Hand Etching Rifle Sights onto a Glass Lens (Lazily)

I thought I’d make a quick tutorial so I don’t forget the process I used to cheaply and easily etch some sights.

UPDATE:  Before removing the lens from the “scope”, mark on both the scope and the lens a shared line.   348 more words


Bookbinding and Box-making

ookbinding and Box-making are two skills that I am trying my hand at right now. I’ve bound a couple of books in the past. They were rudimentary case-bound* books. 81 more words

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Handmade Festive Envelopes

Making your own envelopes is a cute way to add a special touch to homemade or store-bought Christmas cards. 80 more words

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How to Craft with a Baby (and not lose your mind)

I try to work Arts & Crafts into our regular routine.  Emily obviously does plenty of this at day care, where her teachers somehow manage to have 6 babies who use paint without eating it (or, at least, without letting the parents know they eat it).   489 more words


A Christmas Apron from 2 cute Tea towels!!!

I like to wear an apron, when doing the cooking on Christmas day, to save my nice new clothes!

Fast forward to Penny’s Ireland a couple of weeks ago. 158 more words


The Princess Phase Has Hit & So Have The Princess Crafts

It has been building for a while. I knew it was coming. It was inevitable. After almost 3 years of living under the same roof with Elsa, Cinderella, Rapunzel & my personal favorite Merida, my daughter has become a princess. 513 more words