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How to CREATE your own Wood Stain for PENNIES

Tired of looking for the perfect stain for your craft projects?  When you finally find that perfect shade the cost is more than the project itself.   284 more words

Do It Yourself

How to Make Gift Tags from Santa for Your Child

Keep your crafty secret between you and Santa.

Christmas is just around the corner and Santa’s planning on bringing your youngster something terrific this year.

Update on my most frustrating​ project of this year

Last week I wrote an blog on a shawl I was making for my mother in law, from a beautiful mohair-silk yarn.

Tomorrow we are leaving for a long weekend to UK to visit her, and I was working hard to finish it before we leave, so I could give it to her. 255 more words


Zelda Master Sword – Day 2

This afternoon after church, we finished the master sword!  Well cutting and assembling, we still need to stain some parts and paint on some details. 134 more words


Flower Crown with Real Antlers: Tutorial

For any Fannibal (that is, fans of Bryan Fuller’s Hannibal TV series), a Flower Crown is essential head wear.  For those not in the know, this relates to both the irony of putting flowers on characters who behave very very badly, and to Shakespeare’s Hamlet where Ophelia gives out flowers to all as she is being driven mad, and ultimately to her own demise; surrounded by flowers.   1,860 more words


The Lamb's song

Oh! I will prove the wolf wrong

Earth is for both the weak and the strong

Sang the lamb hopeful and confident

You will be destroyed said the deceived. 75 more words


faux fur poms

I recently decided to add faux fur pompoms onto my knitted hats and I am really happy with how they turned out! I was able to learn how to make them myself– definitely a fun and cost saving win. 26 more words