I have been stuffing my pockets full of teeny,tiny hemlock cones, getting ready for crafting some christmas ornament creations using beautiful gifts from Mother Nature that I find around our house here in upstate New York. I couldn’t possibly think of a better way to make gifts for loved ones, than to include a piece… Continue reading Collecting Hemlock Cones
I just had a wonderful time creating these cute costumes for my husband’s grandma and her friend! I made it easy for myself by finding some oversized men’s long sleeved shirts at the nearby Walmart, and cut them up to resemble Peter Pan’s outfit from the cartoon. They turned out even better than I imagined!… Continue reading Handmade Peter Pan and Tinkerbell Costumes
Great finds in the ol’ thrift shop! I seriously only paid $13 for everything showing in this picture. I know, right? I am constantly on the lookout for unique vintage dishes. I love to keep a rotation of various patterns and colors in my cupboards, and can never have enough glass containers to store my homemade foods… Continue reading Look At All The Lovelies!
Great find while out vintage shopping today. I hardly ever come across a full set of Pyrex dishes, and was dighted to find that every piece in this set is in perfect condition! These pretty little ladies are available for purchase at my Etsy shop. I just love a good find!
Check out this lovely 9 cup Corningware coffee percolator! What a terrific find – all the percolating but are accounted for inside. Only defect – a bit of the plastic has chipped off in the lid – but the bits are still there if one might like to try their hand at gluing it back together.… Continue reading Pretty Little Percolator
In all seriousness, I really, truly do love to make old things look new. I can make pretty little things out of fancy new fabrics project after project, but it never gives me the same feeling of complete and utter satisfaction like up-cycling does. Sewing with all of those designer fabrics makes me mostly feel,… Continue reading I Love Old/New
So I made this doll months ago. I really was excited to be making something that seemed to be of substance and real artistic design, and was originally going to sell it on Etsy. But….. I just can’t bring myself to do it. I have been hiding her away because I don’t want anyone else… Continue reading Hand felted doll hair