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Pretty Paper Petit Bouquet

I was lucky enough to take a paper flower making workshop with this amazing woman Livia Cetti, through The Good Lodge.  I also, happen to be,  lucky enough to know the women who created The Good Lodge. 526 more words

Craft Project

Mother’s Day 2018




Kicked off Mother’s Day Friday after work with my sister and Mom. It was a little chilly Friday, but sunny. 933 more words

Random Stuff

Made with Love: Summer Linens

I love making things by hand, whether they are gifts for someone I love or something for my home. My Mum has a sewing machine and I remember her making all sorts of things when I was little (a mermaid tail for my very favourite Barbie might be my all time favourite), but her patchwork quilts and cushions are heirlooms. 502 more words


I made a blanket...

…and it was super easy.

My boyfriend’s birthday was last week, and I tend to be a practical gifter. I almost always buy him clothes, I’ve bought him sheets before (because his had holes), and for Valentine’s Day this year I literally bought him a winter coat. 421 more words

Repurposed Baby Food Jar Candles

So when you have a baby and don’t make much money you can often qualify for the WIC program. It’s a really helpful program for lower income families, although some of the offerings are limited, and if you have a picky dainty eater, you end up with a cupboard full of jars of unused baby food. 532 more words

Resin Crafts

For the longest time, I’ve wanted to try resin as a craft medium. It’s an exact craft, and any number of factors can lead to failure; undermixing, room temperature, incorrect portions of the two chemicals, even bubbles. 165 more words

DIY Projects

More Fun with Your Homemade Soaps!

Just a quick post today, with a couple different soap variations. First are some things you can do with some pre-made bars of your soap. If you have a batch that looks funky, you can grate it up and melt it in a double boiler, and make something else out of it, or just use home made soap in place of buying soap for making liquid hand soap. 541 more words