Category Archives: Crafts

Great-Grandma’s Stash

A few months ago my aunt moved from her rather large house into a small apartment. She has been divesting herself of various family heirlooms which, being the oldest sister, had somehow found their way into her home. I was … Continue reading

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3D Diamond Embroidery Kit Review

I will admit it: I’m having too much fun with AliExpress. I’ve ordered super cheap cell phone cases, pretty earrings, inexpensive knock-off Perler beads for the little man (not as good as the real ones, but better than the ones … Continue reading

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Creativ Festival Shopping

Just over a week ago, I went to the spring Creativ Festival. It is a pretty different experience than the fall Festival. For starters, it is held in a different location and is on for just two days (Friday and … Continue reading

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Playing with Pastels

The little man has never been particularly interested in art. He has been a builder and a reader. But, recently, he has become interested in drawing. So, I read two books from the DIY Bundle, Chalk Pastels Through the Seasons … Continue reading

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Trying Something New (again)

I’m pretty sure most of you are needle workers. (Except my dad and my husband, who read my blog once in a while to keep an eye on whatever trouble I am getting into now.) Even with all my knitting, … Continue reading

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Creativity Mini-Course and eBook Bundle Return

Oh, I love it when I get the chance to get in on something I missed the first time around. You may remember that I wrote about a great little creativity mini-course back in February. Well, it is available again, … Continue reading

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Beaded Tassel

Every month the Smalls SAL check-in is full of beautiful ornaments, many just waiting to be finished up to the perfect completed piece. And, you know what would make your ornament look stunning? A beaded tassel! Supplies thread to make … Continue reading

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