Monday, December 31, 2012

Card for Sienna

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I think Prima flowers are the best for making quick cards!

Monday, December 17, 2012

Teacher Gifts

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Well, since I homeschool my kids, we don’t make Teacher gifts.  We make AWANA Leader gifts. 
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These squatty pillar candles are dressed up with pushpins and sewing pins.
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Mason Jar Sewing kit

Monday, December 10, 2012

Altered Clipboard and Journal

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Usually I decoupage paper to the back of the clipboard. This time I stamped and used embossing powder.  I would think this is way more durable than the paper.  It would probably be even better to paint and then stamp/emboss. 

Monday, December 3, 2012

Penguin Paradise Cards

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I love Stampin’ Up’s Penguin Paradise set – especially the hula-dancing penguin.
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Saturday, May 5, 2012

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Listen to the Animals Devotional Book

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Everyday we read a devotional discussing God’s creation – animals.  Every day we studied a verse, an animal, and a character trait.
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Saturday, April 21, 2012

Little denim bag

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The purse is made from the cuff of a VERY worn pair of jeans. 
I cheated with the pocket – fabric glue is amazing!

Monday, April 16, 2012

Pyzanki Eggs

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Thanks to Faye this is my first and last attempt at Pyzanki (Ukranian) Eggs

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These are Faye’s eggs before the unfortunate cracking

Monday, April 9, 2012

Card

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Vellum + Cuttlebug embossing folder

Monday, April 2, 2012

Disney Cruise Craft: Mickey Mouse Hands

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Did I mention Irene and I started this project the night before we left for the cruise?!?
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This is a left hand. 
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This was a fast and dirty job.  Trace, cut with a generous seam allowance. 
Sew on the lines. 

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Only sew on the trace lines.  Leave the wrist part unsewn.

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Turn glove inside out. 
The next step is the tricky part:
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Sew along the remaining wrist sections.
Fold wrist section up.  And you should get something which looks like this:
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The pattern for the left and right hand side are the same.  Just put the black felt pieces on the appropriate side. 
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There were 18 people in our Disney Cruise Group. 
DID I MENTION IRENE AND I STARTED THIS PROJECT THE NIGHT BEFORE WE LEFT?!?


Update:
Here is a scan of the pattern Irene made.  Print on 8.5x11 paper and tape together at dotted line A.


Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Disney Cruise Crafts: Pirate Hooks

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Irene T. had the brilliant idea we needed to craft some costuming the NIGHT before we left for the Disney Cruise. 

For Pirate Night we made hooks. 

Ingredients:

Purple felt
cardboard
silver adhesive (although we could have used aluminum foil)
hot glue

Monday, March 5, 2012

Journals

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Made from some leftover paper. 

 

 

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Made by the brilliant Laurie B. for women’s retreat.  She is a craftswoman. 

 

 

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More leftover parts.

Monday, February 27, 2012

TurboTax Receipt Keeper

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There’s envelope for each month.  Keep the receipts you’ll need to do your taxes!

Monday, February 20, 2012

Monday, January 30, 2012

Amigurumi Monkey

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Whoops, I never put on a nose. 

from: Easy Crochet Critters (Leisure Arts #75266) (Vanna's Choice) [Paperback]

Amigurumi Giraffe

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from: Easy Crochet Critters (Leisure Arts #75266) (Vanna's Choice) [Paperback]

Monday, January 16, 2012

Amigurumi Walrus

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from:  Easy Crochet Critters (Leisure Arts #75266) (Vanna's Choice) [Paperback]

Monday, January 9, 2012

DIY planner

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I made this planner to be the size of a business envelope.  I really love spaces to make lists.  I need the lists more than I need the calendar.  It had a list for meal planning, shopping, school activities, computer to-do, house to-do.  The envelope is handy for tucking in reminder slips, receipts, the odd postage stamp. 

The only downside was bulkiness.  It didn’t fit in my purse.