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To Cap It All Off

In case anyone is unaware, I might have just a little, tiny comic crush on Captain America.

So, a couple of weeks ago, when Babe and I went shopping over at Kohl’s and found this shirt of awesomeness, I knew that I wanted to do something with it. 191 more words


Mother's Day craft -- Scented Soap Petals DIY

Mother’s Day (in the US) is May 11th this year. Here’s a quick but special gift for any Mom.

Scented Soap Petals

These soap petals are, in effect, beautifully scented, teeny, tiny washcloths. 317 more words

Bed Spring Candle Holder Duo and Trio

Yes, I do actually do quite a bit with bed springs. I love working with them. They are durable (really amazingly strong), and versatile. I make candle holders like these, solo candle holders, and candle trees(or towers). 37 more words


Bed Spring Iridescent Vase

This is a very subtly iridescent vase, wrapped in 1/2 a mattress spring. I can’t seem to get a photo that captures the colors, but it’s beautiful. 30 more words


F is for Felt: A-to-Z Blogging Challenge

My daughter just got her first teeth, so while I know that this craft is a bit early, I thought that it was supremely cute.  Plus, we joke that our twins have conned us into believing that the tooth fairy doesn’t just bring money for baby teeth that are lost when they’re older, but that the tooth fairy also brings money for teeny tiny humans who have worked SO HARD to grow each of those baby teeth.  423 more words


E is for (Easter) Eggs: A-to-Z Blogging Challenge

Being a full-time professor, a full-time mommy to twin babies, and trying to fit anything else in is, well, nearly impossible.  So I DID quit the A to Z Blogging challenge as a daily challenge, but I do still want to work my way through the alphabet because I was enjoying the challenge — just not quite so quickly.  215 more words