Category Archives: Do-It-Yourself

Granny Square Coasters: Hemp Style

Enter now our stormy season! Even as I write this Mother Nature is laying siege to my neck of the woods with fierce storms, hail, and tornado outbreaks. There’s a lot of trepidation during this time and I find that crafting help takes my mind off the worry. With summer...
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Eggtastic: A Festival of Color

Decorating eggs has been a wonderful childhood pastime and each year, without fail, we get together and dye eggs. In recent years I have been trying to add some new fun to the age old tradition. Last year I first attempted the Silk Tie Dye method with so much success I did...
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DIY Mosaic Keepsake Boxes

I’ve been in a crafting rut lately. Life has me pulled in many directions right now and on top of that this last and coming month are crazy hectic. It doesn’t help either that I’ve been caught in a whirlwind love affair with a new author and have yet to...
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Green Thumb

I love growing plants. Once upon a time, when I lived in my first apartment, I attempted to cultivate a green thumb only to have a myriad of random happenings kill off the two plants I started with. And they were hearty little cactus. But even those little warriors of...
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Spring in Winter: Part 3 of 3

Now it’s time for my personal favorite from this series. The customized clothing pin! I saw a set of beautiful clothes pins at Michael’s and bought a set. Then when I got them out to use I realized I had everything I needed to make my own except the actual pins themselves....
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Spring in Winter: Part 2 of 3

Time for more bright and cheery colors! Spring Fever has hit me a bit early this year. I think the lack luster Texas winter is making me long for shades of green.  While crafting and shopping I’ve found my eye wandering to things with birds, bird nests, and bright colors....
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