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Houseware Crafts, Plaid Ambassador, Tutorials, Use What You've Got Projects

Vintage Postal Wall Art

I enjoyed this week! No huge deadlines loomed, stores were stocked and online orders were do-able. So, naturally, my thoughts could turn, happily, to other projects. Now, my mom is a miniaturist and my dad built model airplanes and trains (like the one that went around his desk):But I seem to have gone the other… Continue reading Vintage Postal Wall Art

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Craft and Handmade Shows, Craft Show Display, Family, New Products

RuPaul! Trays! and Dog Thievery!

Hello! No, your eyes do not deceive you, the Brigadoon* of blogs has appeared again in your feed. I am both the youngest of four children and the only boy.  Therefore, growing up I was regularly referred to as “The Golden Child” or “The Chosen One” and things like that – it just made sense… Continue reading RuPaul! Trays! and Dog Thievery!

Craft and Handmade Shows, Craft Show Display

Could I Interest You in Some Coasters?

Hello friends. Well, I'm afraid it's been another couple of weeks of the 24/7 coaster show over here on Cheltenham Road. But it's fine!  I'm fine!  Everything is fine! I'm just over here, working on my post for this week........   Honestly, it's all good!  Just not particularly creative - you know what I mean?… Continue reading Could I Interest You in Some Coasters?

Craft and Handmade Shows, Family, Uncategorized

Easter Edition: Mo’ Bunny Mo’ Problems

The Goal: Come up wit a fun Easter Project. Spoiler: I didn't. You see I’ve spent the last couple of weeks pursuing my lifelong dream of being really tired all the time. I've been in a coaster-making frenzy with hundreds and hundreds due. But that's really the definition of a "good problem" isn't it? So,… Continue reading Easter Edition: Mo’ Bunny Mo’ Problems

Houseware Crafts, Plaid Ambassador, Tips and Resources, Tutorials

Mod Podge Ultra Gloss

Aaaaand we're back with week two of trying out the new Mod Podge Ultra. This time around things get shiny! So, quick refresher: Mod Podge Ultra is a new sprayable Mod Podge that works as a strong adhesive (see last weeks post) as well as a sealer that eliminates brush strokes. Public Service Announcement: I've… Continue reading Mod Podge Ultra Gloss

Houseware Crafts, Plaid Ambassador, Tips and Resources, Uncategorized

Mod Podge Ultra and the Tucson Festival of Books (no relation)

The folks at Plaid sent me their new Mod Podge Ultra a few weeks ago I was eager to try it out but couldn't get to it till this week. Mod Podge Ultra is a new spray-on version of Mod Podge that can be used on wood, metal or fabric.  As you can see it… Continue reading Mod Podge Ultra and the Tucson Festival of Books (no relation)