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46 Ways to Make Something New Out of Something Old

I LOVE repurposing! I enjoy making something beautiful & useful out of someone else’s trash. All those seemingly useless things sitting around the house, basement & garage can be put to good use. 115 more words


10 Super Creative St. Patrick's Day DIYs

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, lads! Which means, there’s still time left to get your house kitted out for the ensuing festivities. Whether you’re planning on guzzling green beer on an epic pub crawl, dancing a solo jig in your kitchen as you whip up a batch of Irish soda bread (eaten slathered with Kerrygold butter, of course), or marching behind the band in your local parade — they say… 212 more words

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a simple little potholder

Here is a simple tutorial to make potholders without the use of bias tape. I made the size suggested. I think I will make the next set an inch bigger all round….cause sometimes the extra inch makes all the difference in “to burn or not to burn!”. 93 more words

Water-Wise Pots


Keeping potting soil well hydrated presents a challenge when the mercury rises and the gardener gets busy.

I’m always open to new ideas which allow me to use less water and keep my potted gardens happy.  1,115 more words

Gardening In Williamsburg

My Favorite Art Memory as a Child

My Grandfather wasn’t a famous artist. He was a retired store owner/Navy pilot that happened to enjoy expressing himself creatively on the side. I’m realizing now that his connection with Nature has been a huge influence in my work. 702 more words

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Sharing Simple Skills

Each of us has unique talents and skills we can share with others.  There are times when we can work together using those unique skills to collaborate on a project.  390 more words


Gift card holder

As  so many of my gifts I give nowadays are cards or money, I thought I would use some of my scraps to make a few holders. 148 more words