Category Archives: Crafts & Sewing

DIY: a new skirt for my cottage kitchen sink

Happy new year, friends! I hope your transition to 2018 was a good one. Mine definitely was – I was quite content to spend NYE and NYD at home, because of the absolute frigid temperatures here. It has been below … Continue reading

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Cute project for kitchen towels

This is a craft that I first learned to do back around 1991. They are simple little wall hangings, made from a kitchen towel. You stitch around the main part of the design, fill the stitched part with stuffing, and … Continue reading

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Quick, cute ghost craft just in time for Halloween!

Okay right off the bat let me apologize for the terrible pictures accompanying this post! I did not stop along the way during this project to take good photos, but when it came out SO CUTE… well I had to … Continue reading

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Attempted Murder: Spooky Crow Craft for Halloween

I have a hard time finding Halloween decor that I like. I’m not much for the cartoony kid stuff, and I also dislike – rather intensely, I might add – the gory options like zombies, axe murderers, chain-saw-wielding villains, etc. But … Continue reading

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Sometimes, it’s enough to be pretty

Nineteenth century designer William Morris famously said, “Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be beautiful or believe to be useful.” I’ve tried to follow this advice over the years – it has guided many a … Continue reading

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