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Favors

Since wedding season is upon us, here is an idea for a quick favor. These wine charms are for a bridal shower. Incidentally, we will also make them as a teacher-appreciation-day favor. All you need are wire hoops from a craft store or jewelry supply store, beads, and little favor … 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

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

Tutorial: Zippered Pokemon Pencil Pouch

I’m ready to give my blog some love again and will start with a series of posts I wrote for the now defunct Crafty Daisies in 2007 and 2008. Here is a tutorial for a Pokemon Pencil case. My darling child has since moved on from Pokemon to Minecraft. Maybe … Continue reading

Jenny Who?

I was going through some antique Needlecraft magazines I had received from my grandmother and found a little book called Knitting and Crochet. A Guide to the Use of The Needle and the Hook. It was edited by Jenny June. Curious to find out more about Jenny, I stumbled upon … Continue reading

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