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The Bathroom is Complete!

The Guest Bath is finally complete. Well 99% anyway. I still need to pick up a hand towel ring and we decided on Gray towels rather that the old Brown one hanging there now. But other than that, it’s ready … Continue reading

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DIY Stamped Cards!

Yesterday I drove down to Tallahassee to join a couple of friends for the day. We thought it would be fun to get together and make some cards using our hostess’s  multitudes of stamps, die cut plates and scrap booking … Continue reading

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The Saga of the Remodeled Bathroom

I painted my guest bathroom a while back. I love the color, but that action started a chain of reactions that has become an ongoing project. The 1st thing that struck me was the counter top. It just didn’t look … Continue reading

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Pine Cone Fire Starters

Today I made some Fire Starters using Pine Cones that I picked up from my friend Lisa’s yard. My pine trees are all out where the goats can eat them before I can get around to picking them up! These … Continue reading

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DIY Lavender Eye Pillows

My neighbor had some fairly serious surgery on his neck and spine last week. He is currently recovering in a hospital near Atlanta. I want to do something nice for him when he comes home, but he’s not really a … Continue reading

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Feed Bag Tote

Today I watched a Free class on Craftsy. “Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote and Zipper Pouch by Kristin Link”. I really enjoyed it. The instructor was clear and easy to listen to. If you haven’t checked out what Craftsy has to … Continue reading

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How to Pre Mordant Wool for Dyeing

If you plan to play around with some natural dyes, you will need to know how to mordant your wool. Without proper mordanting, the color will not adhere to the fiber. There are several types of mordant, but the most … Continue reading

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Fabric Pumpkin Tutorial

I’ve been wanting to make some fabric pumpkins for a while now. It’s September and I’ve always loved this time of year. We’ve had such a rainy, unpleasant summer, I guess I’m more anxious for Fall than usual. While I … Continue reading

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A Yarn Do-Over

Have you ever made or done something and then thought to yourself, “Hmm, That’s not what I was expecting. I don’t think I like it…” I’m sure in one way or another this holds true for everyone. Question is, what … Continue reading

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DIY Silk Scarf Dye

Today I thought I would dye some silk scarves. These light weight accessories are perfect even in the summer, yet still carry over to the Fall and in the South I can even get away with wearing them all through … Continue reading

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