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Palette Potting Bench

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, you may have seen my latest palette make already.  The glass for my shiny new greenhouse came encased in wood for protection, so once it had been assembled I was left with some spare wood.   254 more words

Learning from History- Part 1 Followup

Here is the follow-up on what I learned last time.

As for closet organization, I took some measurement of the shelves that are in my closet.  427 more words

The Step Ladder

Our step ladder has been in our family for several decades now.  When I first saw it, it was dark green with red flowers on the side panels and sitting outside in the sun with flower pots on each step.   233 more words

Domestic Living

Make Do And Mend Revisited

Last year’s shopping tactic was to buy as little as possible. It was all about investment purchases, make do and mend and ethical responsibility.

I’ve reviewed my purchase habits from last year and I made three. 502 more words


Learning from History- Part 1

Recently, I had to get new siding and windows for my house. That is a much more expensive up-date then I had originally anticipated.  Saving money to be able to pay for the siding will become a very important consideration especially in the upcoming months (years?).  970 more words

Hello again

Well it has been much longer than I had anticipated to get back to the keyboard and write a blog.

Winter around here does tend to get a bit dismal. 448 more words

Furoshiki Workshop

I am doing a workshop next week! Come and try the Japanese fabric folding techniques with Furoshiki! Hopefully see you there :)

Facebook event page:  160 more words

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