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Make Over-Sized, Vintage, Game Pieces

A brief detour on the way to Halloween. I’ve come up with another (potential) Use-Up-That-Scrap-Wood project! Of course, you may be thinking that the first step in reducing scrap wood might be, perhaps, to create less scrap wood to begin with? Reasonable. But that would involve the dreaded accurate measuring and the even more terrifying planning… Continue reading Make Over-Sized, Vintage, Game Pieces

Houseware Crafts, Tips and Resources, Tutorials

Vintage Disneyland E Ticket Wall Art Tutorial

Before I get rolling here I just wanted to say thank you all for your wonderful, kind and supportive words about my dad.  It meant the world to my sisters and myself to read what you wrote.  We love sharing out dad's story and it means so much that it resonates with you (we also… Continue reading Vintage Disneyland E Ticket Wall Art Tutorial

Craft and Handmade Shows, Houseware Crafts, Tutorials

Father’s Day Project Tutorial and Calendar Challenges

Did you all know that the Patchwork Long Beach Festival that I had signed up for was, in fact, NOT on June 14th but rather on June 7th? You did? How funny that you didn't mention that. I myself did not realize that fun fact until Monday.  The 1st.  Monday the 1st is when it… Continue reading Father’s Day Project Tutorial and Calendar Challenges

Free Printables, Get Inspired Posts, Tutorials, Use What You've Got Projects

UWUG Project #5 Vintage Milk Bottle Label Wall Art with Free Printables

For UWYG Project 5 I wanted to make use of some vintage dairy label graphics that I went crazy for a few years ago but never quite figured out how to use effectively. I get these random ideas about projects. I'm at the gym or grocery shopping and think "wouldn't it be totally cool if… Continue reading UWUG Project #5 Vintage Milk Bottle Label Wall Art with Free Printables

New Products, Use What You've Got Projects

UWYG Scrap Wood Project #2

I have never taken a selfie. I can never think of anything to post on Facebook. I don't throw birthday parties for myself. In truth, I'm just not comfortable being the center of attention or calling attention to myself (you may be thinking to yourself "acting is an odd career choice for such a person"… Continue reading UWYG Scrap Wood Project #2

Halloween, Houseware Crafts, Mod Podge Rocks Projects, Tutorials

Spooky Halloween Luminary Tutorial

Halloween is almost here and I was in need of  some quick, easy, and spooky decor. I grabbed some .99 vases from the local thrift storeDownloaded some stern looking Victoriansand BAM! a two-fer.  One glowey eyed centerpiece for me.  One new Mod Podge Rocks Project for Amy!  It was fun to put together, took about… Continue reading Spooky Halloween Luminary Tutorial

Halloween, Houseware Crafts

Halloween! It’s a Date! (no really, it’s a date)

It's Halloween Time at CoOp 28 (if you're local please check it out!  Great store and terrific owner). I'm working on the window display and trying to come up with some fun, new(ish) ideas. I've been slowly collecting things to put in the window - a skull here, a hay bale there.... you know...Halloweeny. But… Continue reading Halloween! It’s a Date! (no really, it’s a date)