Archive | April, 2012

Book Review: A Bounty of Bead and Wire Earrings by Nathalie Mornu

    Today I have a review of  A Bounty of Bead and Wire Earrings by Nathalie Mornu up over on Craft Test Dummies. If you are looking for a book that has lots of variety and suitable for beginner as well as advanced jewelry makers then you might want to add this one to […]

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Quick Week Night Chicken Recipe: Chinese Chicken Salad

  Chinese Chicken Salad   1 head cabbage sliced very thin 3 carrots julienned 4 Tablespoons sesame seeds 4 Tablespoons almond slivers 2 chicken breasts cooked and cut into pieces 1/4 cup canola oil 4 Tablespoons soy sauce 4 Tablespoons sugar 2 Tablespoons white vinegar Chow Mein Noodles   Marinate chicken in a little soy […]

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Fabulous Friday – 5 Recipes from Pinterest That I’ve Actually Tried

    Welcome to FABULOUS FRIDAY! It’s a day where I share some of my favorite projects from around the web this week and thank my top three referrers (3 fellow bloggers) for the traffic they sent my way in the past 7 days. Pinterst in THE hot spot for anyone looking for something new […]

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Thrifting Thursday – Front Porch Makeover

  This is what our front porch entry looked like last fall. Our house was built in 1948 and this area was originally an open porch. At some point previous home owners closed in the front porch using jalousie windows on the front door and to each side of the door. Jalousie windows have their […]

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Sand and Surf Necklace and Earrings

  This is a necklace I created for Consumer Crafts last year. I got the go ahead to share the project here on my blog. I’m including all of the item numbers so that (providing the product is still available) you can purchase supplies to make your own. OR if you don’t want to make […]

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Small Projects for Quick Gifts

  I have a basket. I keep little handmade gifts in it for those last minute gift giving occasions. But as you can see… it is empty. I recently received a package from Nifty Thrifty Dry Goods full of vintage embellishment goodness so I made up quite a few quick gifts.       A […]

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Thrifting Thursday - Tabletop Greenhouse

Thrifting Thursday – Tabletop Greenhouse

  Can you EVEN BELIEVE it’s been TWO YEARS since I found this little tabletop greenhouse at the thrift store? I wrote about it here on April 29th 2010. Holy Hopscotch! Well, I picked up some plexiglass at Home Depot not long after I bought it and replaced the yellow, ugly stuff that was in […]

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Book Review: More Fabric Art Collage by Rebekah Meier

  I have a book review up over on Craft Test Dummies today for More Fabric Art Collage by my fellow CHA Designer Rebekah Meier.       I really liked the book and all of the different techniques Rebekah shares in it but you’ll have to read the review here to find out LOTS […]

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