Tag Archives: Crafts

Friday Finds From the Mitten State Part 3

I’m in Michigan again on an emergency visit.  This time, my brother became extremely ill and required my nursing assistance.  All is well now, and I’ll be winging my way back to colorful Colorado and my partner in crime, Kathy, … Continue reading

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January is the Month of Empty Pockets

Thanks Collette, our pockets may be a little emptier after Christmas, but our picture folders are bursting.  Maybe by next week, we’ll be using pictures from 2016. When we first started writing the blog, there were weeks where we only found … Continue reading

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Old Business For the New Year

Whew, got it mostly done, wrapped, and mailed by Christmas—even with our lovely house guests from Texas.  In fact, I just need to do a little sewing and it’s all good.  Well, that and write a blog post since Kathy … Continue reading

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Phoning It In

I was in New Orleans with my sisters this last week, so I had to write the post waaay ahead of time (eight days is impossibly far in the future in my world).  This is usually the point where we … Continue reading

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Early Craft Pattern Redux

Searching back a bit, I stumbled upon this story.  We get a lot of hits on the Tin Can Art posts, but we bet a lot of you have not read this one yet.  There is also a plus at the … Continue reading

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Vintage Crazy and Not-So-Crazy Craft Patterns VI

It kind of feels like I’m writing about the Super Bowl, what with the Roman numerals, and it being Super Bowl weekend.  But no, this is just a continuation of our long-term commitment to sharing our craft book collection with … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Show Me the Light!

Deb is heading off this week to visit her sisters, leaving me to shop with the summer intern.  The only way I can get a 15-year-old boy to consent to being seen with his mother, is to bribe him with … Continue reading

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Ahhh, Summer …

Summer means happy times and good sunshine. It means going to the beach, going to Disneyland, having fun.   Brian Wilson Now, if Brian had just said “going to garage sales”, then we would be totally on board with his … Continue reading

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That Seventies Post

Catchy title, no?  OK, maybe the whole post is not about the ’70s, but that decade is insidiously creeping in, so we will stick with it. If this doesn’t scream ’70s at the top of its lungs, I don’t know … Continue reading

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Not so Clever Crafts and More

Ah … the thrifty, clever, crafty, housewife.  What would our posts be without her?  I am as guilty as the next gal of crafting, but I at least try NOT to inflict them on too many people, especially when they … Continue reading

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