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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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Hi there - Ho there..... It's been a long time.  Hoping to be blogging a little here and there.
I Would like to share some Fall craft as that time of year is sneaking up again.

Burlap Garland Directions

Here is one of my favorites found on pintrest, click on the link above and she gives you super simple quick instructions.


Hope to make something similar and will post soon.

XXOO

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Finding Nemo

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My great nephew just had his 1st. Birthday. Mom and I made this cute Birthday Wishes book for all his guest to sign.

I used my bind it all. Mom free handed the Nemo for the front.

I thought it turned out cute.

Not as cute as Wyatt

Also my great friend Missy made this adorable banner and sprinkles.

She makes the most adorable stuff. Check her out at www.missymade it .com

Until next time. Keep crafting!

 

Wendy XXOO

 

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Happiness

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Mom and I went to an all day crop and couple weekends ago. I will be sharing some things in the next couple of posts.
 

This is a bind it all project and a rosette project. One of the girl had a scor board which makes it super simple to make these rosettes.

I love the fact that you could make it as simple or fancy as you want.

This one is two 2 inch by 12 inch strips of paper, I first punched the edges with a fancy punch and then scored it every 1/2 inch. Then you simply tape or glue the end together and gather together to form a circle. I usually punch out a circle and some glue to the rosette and the circle to give the rosette some stability. Then I place something heavy on it until the glue is dry. keep and eye on it because they sometime are stubborn and will pucker up. Then I added another two circles to fancy it up.

I also made one for a girl at the crop added a magnet so she could hang it on her fridge. Sorry I have a bad habit of not taking pictures.

 

Hope the recipient likes it!

 

Happy Tuesday!

Wendy XXOO

 

 

Monday, January 13, 2014

Double Mugs

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Here are the His & Her mugs that I made for someone to give as a gift. I used the same sharpie concept as the last mug. Added some tissue paper and hot chocolate and had a quick inexpensive gift.

 

 

Obviously I just switched the initials for hers and then for his. I did print separate stickers for both. And again don't forget you could use letters stickers bought at the dollar store just as easily.

 

 

That's all I have for today. Happy Monday!

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Simple gift

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This was a Christmas gift for my sister. The one below was for a coworker who drinks instant coffee.

Supplies needed:

One mug

Silver sharpie

Lettering of some sort

Oven at 350 for 30 minutes

I simple cut out the letters I needed on my cricut, but you could also use stick on letters anything that will give you a guide. Then I just dotted all around the letters, in this case I free handed a heart. In the one below I cut out a heart shape.

Let it dry a few minutes, removed the lettering, and put it in a 350 degree oven for thirty minute.

I put teas in my sisters and instant coffee in my coworkers.

Very simple and fast. I have more that I made. It is a set of his and her mugs I will share another time.

Happy Sunday

Wendy xxoo

 

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Happy 2014

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Welcome 2014

Last year was not a good year, so I thought I would try and blog again. Even if I'm the only one that sees it!

With https://www.pinterest.com/ all the rage I can share my creations there as well and link them back here. So If you do not know what Pinterest is and you are a crafter you are missing out. Go check it out Now!

So stay tuned and I will be posting soon.

If you do read this please just leave me A Smiley face in the comments so I know I'm not talking to my self.

 

XXOO

Wendy

 

Sunday, May 12, 2013

History circa 1978

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History refurbished

Around 1978 there was a man that built a house from scratch, and I mean scratch. This included his kitchen cupboards. He has told many a story of the house being built. Recently he had his kitchen remodeled and the cabinets he made with his own two hands were torn down to make way for beautiful new cupboards. When I saw the discarded cupboards I saw a canvas for something to remember the sweat and hard work that went into making someone's house a home. The first thing I made I wanted to reflect this man and his wife. I chose these two birds. I call it Birds of a feather.

 

This next one is also for my mom.

This I made from half of one of the doors and the handles and hinges. It is ment to be a jewelry hanger.

Stay tuned for more, and maybe even some other crafty things.