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Fossils in my Kitchen

What a week. I had all these plans for the blog, but I’ll just post them next December. For now, we put the tree up on Sunday, 50% of the cards are out and today I’m making a last purchase from Kimmchi at a Starbucks downtown. It’s a situation straight … Continue reading

Magnetic Magic

We moved a few months ago and the home improvement projects never seem to end. Now that we are tackling the kitchen, I finally was able to use the magnetic paint I bought, oh, five years ago. My plan was to create a gallery space for my daughter’s art. Here is the first part of the magic trick: Take 15 coats of magnetic paint. Continue reading

Sampler Eggs – Tutorial and Giveaway

I recently came into a large clutch of wooden eggs and have been wondering what to do with them that didn’t involve painting. So I present: the sampler eggs. These eggs are wrapped in fabric and embroidered with simple stitches you might find as part of an old fashioned embroidery … Continue reading

Wrapping Paper Thank You Cards

Boxing Day – time to upload your Christmas pictures, play with your new toys, and recycle your wrapping paper. We will spend the day making thank-you notes out of card stock, and leftover wrapping paper. (Actually, I’m cheating and using blank note cards). For this little craft I cut out … Continue reading

Your Basic Hat

Continuing with this week’s knitting theme, let’s talk hats. Over the weekend, I’ve rediscovered the knitting of caps. There are many reasons to specialize in noggin covers: You can: Knit one in the time it takes to watch [insert two-hour activity e.g., Iron Man, election coverage, hockey game] Use up … Continue reading

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