Category Archives: crafted gifts

Projects; Reusing mis matched socks

How to Recycle Your Socks from wikiHow – The How to Manual That You Can Edit You’ve just cleaned out your drawer, and in front of you is a huge pile of old, holey, mismatched socks. You’re thinking about throwing … Continue reading

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Project; Making slippers from jean pockets

How to Make Jean Slippersfrom wikiHow – The How to Manual That You Can Edit Steps Slide your feet into the back pockets of the jeans. The pockets should fit your feet comfortably. Cut the pockets off and trim any … Continue reading

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My daughter Bree’s talented scrapbooking

I wanted to show a bit of my daughter’s beautiful scrapbooks. The photos are of two miniatures she made for me and ‘Dad’ as ‘remembrances’ when she and the kids joined her husband at his newly assigned duty base. (He … Continue reading

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It’s not your Grandmothers or even your Mother’s crafting

It’s been a time of retooling for me. Getting to that age for women that is the Big M word, and now that I’m in it, there, I’m startled by just how big a ‘change’ in life it really is. … Continue reading

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Paper Art Greeting Cards I received

My step-daughter is amazing in keeping faith with acknowledging every occasion. She has a large family and never misses anyone’s birthday, anniversary, congratulations, holiday or whatever else there is to celebrate. I don’t know where she finds them, but over … Continue reading

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Crochet Market Bag, one for baby too!

I made a wee little market type bag using baby yarn, a bit of a diaper type bag for extra diapers, bibs, a bottle, an extra outfit, maybe. Should tuck nicely into Mom’s purse. And then I made another adult … Continue reading

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16th Grandchild and another crocheted baby blanket

Another new grandchild and the family continues to grow. This is our 16th grandchild, and to welcome him, I got busy crocheting a baby blanket. Close up view

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Christmas in February – finally got my handcrafted gifts into the mail

I’m late (as usual) getting Christmas and Birthday gifts out to my kids and grandchildren. There is my son, who also has a birthday two days before Christmas; my two grandddaughters who were born in a set 2 months apart … Continue reading

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Holiday Canister from plastic coffee containers

Click on photo link above to get to Folgers link for ‘how to’ and downloadable prints to decorate your holiday canister.

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Project; ruffled skirt using pantyhose nylons for ruffles

What a fun idea from Craft Chi – Ruffled pantyhose added to a skirt makes it kicky fun. Instructions at her website.

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