The painted rock craze has come to Northeast Ohio. Painters are hiding their rock creations along walking trails, on beaches, in parks and parking lots. Hunters, or perhaps just … Continue reading Northeast Ohio Rocks!
Once in a while I manage to interest my husband into building something for me. Over the years, my bookish professor/writer has turned out to be a halfway decent carpenter. With … Continue reading Recycling Cast-Offs Into Handcrafted Garden Benches
This is a fun project that makes a gift card holder in the shape of a handbag. Super cute and way more interesting than those gift card boxes you buy … Continue reading Make Your Own Handbag Gift Card Holders
I’m usually too busy to make garden art during the summer. The dead of winter, however, is a great time to look ahead and fashion some artwork for the yard. … Continue reading Looking Ahead to Garden Art
Who doesn’t get a little bit excited when they open the mailbox to find a handful of stiff, hand addressed envelopes in white, red, or holiday green? With mail from … Continue reading Bringing Back Tradition: the Christmas Card
With just a few days to go until the next Christmas craft show, I’ve begun to round out my inventory with a few last minute projects. I like having a … Continue reading A Craft Show Project: Fancy Wrapped Nuggets
With only a few days left until our local Christmas craft show where I have reserved a table, I was scouring the Internet for some inexpensive, last-minute projects that I could … Continue reading Last Minute Craft Projects
<a href=”https://www.bloglovin.com/blog/14437571/?claim=wj4d4r9b3pq”>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> The Christmas craft show season is upon us. This year I have reserved a table at a local show in Harpersfield, Ohio. Because it’s … Continue reading Preparing For the Craft Show
Each year as the wind turns bitter cold and the once green, and then golden, and now brown and falling leaves pile up beneath the big oaks and maples in my … Continue reading Daytripping to Geneva, OH for Christmas and Crafts
There was an old outhouse on our property when we bought it. This summer, in an effort to save it, my husband put on a new roof and gave the outside … Continue reading Check out our old outhouse project!
When I was a kid, everyone I knew had their own way of displaying the dozens of holiday cards that came pouring in during the weeks of December. People might … Continue reading Buy Handmade: Christmas Cards and Year-Round Greetings
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It’s now October and I’ve been working away to fill my Etsy site with ornaments this year. Crafting ornaments is a fun job. The process doesn’t tie me down to … Continue reading Crafting Christmas: The Ornament Collection Grows
It’s only August but my craft room is beginning to look a lot like Christmas… I’ve begun making my inventory of Christmas ornaments. The bigger the selection, the more people … Continue reading Crafting Christmas…The Start of the Ornament Collection
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