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Wise Craft

    Wise Craft – Turning Thrift Store Finds, Fabric Scraps, and Natural Objects into Stuff You Love by Blair Stocker The age of upcycling and recycling is still alive and well. Thank goodness! Wise Craft is full of 60 projects that are sorted by the four seasons. That makes it really helpful  to plan […]

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15 Upcycled Container Projects

  Do you have a bunch of empty containers piling up because you don’t want to throw them in the landfill? I know I do. I use some of my containers to send left overs home with the kids after our weekly Sunday Family Dinners but then there are still others of odd shapes and […]

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Christmas in Paris Upcycled Paperweight – Handmade Holidays Blog Hop

        I’ve never been to Paris but it’s on my list of places to visit some day. I think Paris at Christmas would be the ULTIMATE but I’ll go any time. I am taking part in the third annual Handmade Holidays Blog Hop and I also have a post using these great […]

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Christmas Gift Card Tin and Ornament

  For the first time in a couple of years I’m crafting a little early for Christmas. And not just because  this Christmas gift card and tin ornament project is part of the latest Cousin Creative Circle assignment but because I’m actually excited about it. Perhaps the TRAUMA of working retail for 8 years is […]

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Upcycle a Viactiv Container for Gift Giving

Upcycle a Viactiv Container for Gift Giving

  My Crafty Best Friend Forever (CBFF) Jenny of Craft Test Dummies had a birthday last week and I made her a few gifts. Because, hey, if you’re going to give handmade gifts why not give them to a crafty friend who will really appreciate them. Right? Anyway, I wanted to wrap the gifts and […]

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Sharpie® and Doily Totebag

We all know that I have a serious love affair with Sharpie’s®, I just can’t help myself!  One of the things I love is what you can do on fabric with the little sticks of luscious color! A little Sharpie® and some alcohol and your fabric will never, ever be the same. Here is a […]

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Thrifting Thursday – Vintage Planter with Simply Swank Soldered Charms

I was going to call this post “Thrifting Thursday – Vintage Planter with Simply Swank Soldered Charms and All of My Zany Bathroom Decor” but I thought that was a little too long. :) I found this vintage wall planter and passed it by a few times before picking it up and bringing it home with me. […]

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Thrifting Thursday – My Haul

  I haven’t been thrifting for a few weeks with all of the craziness going on here at home and for a few weeks before that the haul was kind of lame but I sure made up for it this week.  I got TONS of fun stuff and still spent less than $30! I like […]

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