Category Archives: Tutorial

Crazy And Not So Crazy Craft Patterns XV

There is a bit of a nip of fall in the mornings around here. The wind has blown for two days and for the first time in a couple of months we can see the mountains without the smoke from … Continue reading

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Here’s My Heart

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and who doesn’t need a little bit of chocolate, or at least something that might contain chocolate. So for a fun change this week, let’s make a mini heart box for your dolls, or just … Continue reading

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Boredom Busters #9

Here we are, still churning these out.  Now you know why Deb and I are never bored—missing thrift stores and garage sales, but never bored.  There is always the next flower bed, the next craft, the next book or movie, … Continue reading

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Boredom Busters #8

Here we are, yet another week of stay at home.  Colorado is in a “Safer at Home” mode which means stay home if you can.  We can, as if you don’t, you are exposed to the maniacs out there who … Continue reading

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Hat Box Tutorial Or Boredom Busters #6

This was originally part of the previous Boredom Busters post, but hey, there is a lot here, so it will replace our normal Friday Post.  It means we can squeak the pictures out a bit longer.  Plus, we have some … Continue reading

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Boredom Busters #5

Yes, we are still hanging in there, although it is hard: Our state is trying to relax some regulations, but Deb and I both have reasons to remain at home, so here we still are.  Lucky for you, that means … Continue reading

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Boredom Busters #1

The majority of folks were interested in these, so we are going to throw a few things out there.  Lots of this stuff are things that we love, so we hope that you find them fun, too.  But hey, if … Continue reading

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The Roses’ Top 10 Garage Sale Tips

You betcha, we know how to have a garage sale.  Both of us have been attending and having them since we were knee-high to a grasshopper, so we have some tips for all you first timers, or maybe you are … Continue reading

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How to: Remove Paper Ephemera From Scrapbooks

We decided to share something a little different this week, and if our readers find this useful, we may do some more tutorials down the road.  First off, we have to make a confession about the amount of paper “this and … Continue reading

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Here’s how you do it.

There was a True Confessions post a while back, about a tailor’s sample book that was made into a scrapbook, with lots of great old prints glued to pages.  I want to show you how to take the prints off … Continue reading

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