Archive | Crafts

13 November 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Clay Christmas Ornaments Recipe

Kids just love to be front and center when it comes to Christmas decorating.  A great way to involve them in the process, is to have them make their very own clay ornaments to hang on the tree. Not only are they beautiful, but such a wonderful keepsake.  I think my Mom still has one […]

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30 October 2007 ~ 0 Comments

How-To-Make a Halloween Gingerbread House

Now here is a nifty idea! While perusing our local Lens Mill Store the other day, I came across Gingerbread House Kits on sale for $5.99, so I bought one to make a Halloween House with the kids! What a fun project to do with children. Of course, normally one waits until the Christmas season […]

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16 March 2007 ~ 3 Comments

How To Make a Summer Purse

It may be cold outside, but I am dreaming of summer, and sewing up a storm inside! I made this saucy little bag the other day, and it turned out pretty cute (if I do say so myself!) Now, if only we could get rid of this snow, I might actually be able to use […]

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09 March 2007 ~ 8 Comments

How to Make an Easy Tote Bag

Cat Can Sew…so…Yesterday, I made this cute diaper bag (every bag these days is some form of diaper bag!) I am by no means a “sewer” and had purchased a couple of easy patterns to try. However, when neither my husband nor myself could figure out from the instructions exactly what it was we needed, […]

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27 February 2007 ~ 1 Comment

A Fantastic Bead Book By Margot Potter

I recently happened upon this book by Margot Potter, and purchased it purely on the merits of it’s title “The Impatient Beader.” I figured this one was definitely worth checking out seeing I was looking for some beading inspiration, and a few how-to’s as well. I figured from the fun title, that it must have […]

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24 January 2006 ~ 2 Comments

I saw one of the ads on my site was for a company called Artbeads, so I checked out their site…pretty cool!!! 🙂 They have a great resource section with “How-To’s” and images to go along with the instructions! There are also ideas galore, in case you’re in need of inspiration.  This is great if […]

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16 January 2006 ~ 0 Comments

To Bead, or not to Bead..?

As an enthusiast of all things pretty, well, at least pretty, shiny, wearable things, one of my favorite hobbies is making bead jewelry. I was searching the web today for information on bead shops, and I came across this listing of bead retailers in Ontario. Of course, this is probably only helpful to you if […]

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