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I made our wooden Knife-Throwing Target

I did it!

I made my first carpentry project!

Despite only having a picture and a dream to go on…

  1. It’s sturdy
  2. It’s made out of repurposed wood…
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Blackboard mugs

Yes, it is time to start thinking about what you are going to make for holiday gifts (even if you don’t always give home-made gifts, it is good to have a “backup” plan for making gifts for those occasions that sneak up on you – like a need for a hostess gift or coworker gift exchange). 52 more words


Clearing the Clutter

There is an implied obligation that accompanies our possessions. Ideally each one should serve a specific purpose, bring joy through beauty, reflect our individual identity, link us to our heritage, confirm our allegiance to tribe, culture and/or team and collectively represent our living experience. 1,146 more words

2016 blogger's quilt festival {golden girl mini quilt}

This is my first year participating in the Blogger’s Quilt Festival and I am super excited to be joining in! BQF was started by Amy Ellis of… 1,084 more words


Free Used Fence Boards

A friend of mine replaced his cedar fence, and of course I can’t say no to free wood. I ended up with about 100 linear feet of panels. 163 more words


Arts and crafts

A very short post tonight because it’s late and I’m tired.

Yesterday, I drew a mandala on a previously painted page in one of my art journals. 87 more words


art yarn

In between my free form embroidery and my cross stitch designing and model stitching, I crochet.  As with a lot of my embroidery and stitching, I like to reclaim things and make them into something new, which is what I do with my ‘art yarns’. 194 more words

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