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My niece is having her 12th birthday this week so I made a card to attach to her present. I thought I would just describe how I made it. The card is 14 cm by 10.5 cm. It is a top to bottom opening card. The first thing I did was cut my card 14… Read More Birthday card for a 12 year old girl
When I was little someone came up with a great money making idea called Pet Rocks. They sold plain small rocks in boxes as pets for kids. I grew up in the country so my friend and I went hunting for wild ones. We decided though that if the rocks were going to be pets… Read More Pet Rocks
All my Twitter and Instagram followers have been hearing all about how Hamburger (for those of you who don’t know that’s the dark red dogs name) has been not so patienctly waiting for me to make his sister Shwarma. Well she is here. To introduce her we took the two dogs on a photo shoot.… Read More Hamburger and Shwarma’s Photo Shoot
Years age (I won’t say how long), I taught a group of young girls to do many of the handcrafts that I love. I started with teaching them to do embroidery. I drew patterns on material for them to make a Challah Cover. For those who don’t know a Challah Cover is used on the… Read More Challah Cover
This is a great craft to do with your kids. It allows you to leave them personalized notes or directions. Each child will know who the note is for by the picture on the holder. You can make each holder personalized by putting a picture that has meaning to each child or family member.… Read More Note Holder
Round Tuits are the hardest things to own. We all need to get a round tuit for something or other. Before we get into where to get a round tuit, let us identify the different kinds of tuits. Tuits come in a variety of sizes, colors and shapes. Square Tuits – These tuits have… Read More Round Tuits – How Can You Get Anything Done Without One?
Yes I have more Owls to go in my kitchen. Let me tell you how this came about. I think it was about a year ago my oldest son and I were window shopping at our local mall. I had already decorated my kitchen out in owls and my kids had said “Please no… Read More Wooden Owls
This past week we have had 2 weddings to go to and another one tomorrow. I quickly made up some cards for each one. For the first one I took a patch I had embroidered of wine glasses and made that the center of the card. I glued it on to a black background… Read More Weddings Galore
I have a bridal shower coming up soon. I like to make special gifts for the bride, not just go to a store and buy one. This is for a daughter of a friend of mine who is a little older then my daughter. I happen to know she likes to bake and cook. She… Read More What’s cooking?
Here I go again. My kitchen is my Owlery. I have all kinds of Owls all over my kitchen from my plastic canvas clock to my crochet cookie container covers. Well a new one just joined the crew. I love owls and so I wanted to try quilting an Owl patch. The truth to… Read More Quilted Owl comes to live in the Owlery