After my White Elephant success, I was given the challenge to make an owl. Here it is after lots of research and warnings that this was not a beginner's gig. No, it's not for beginners but as you can tell, even a beginner almost amateur as myself can do anything with enough determination. I referenced... Continue Reading →
Tiny counter top, really old, original to the house. I was using cutting boards on top because it was impossible to clean the grouting and tiles to know it was really clean. But, the boards collected every crumb. So, I did this: Its not perfect and only temporary, but I know when I clean it,... Continue Reading →
Made from being at a loss for what to take to a party, and it turned out to be the most traded item at a white elephant gift exchange. Who knew! I followed the pattern from http://www.kasintehtyajakaunista.fi/2016/10/96-norsu-vaunulelu.html at least the best I could, when I viewed it, the pattern was in the Finnish language and... Continue Reading →
I repurposed some old wooden crates to display my coffee cups to free up space on my microwave and in my cabinets.
Yeah, the roof is on! I glued and used small nails to attach. I also drew my guide lines for the shingles on the roof pieces before I attached the roof.
I found the pattern for the turtle online at Sew4Home.com and gave it my own flare to match my niece's personality. The only issue I had was the head was too floppy. The only way I could fix it to my liking was to put a stitch in the neck and attached it to the... Continue Reading →