Crafts

DIY – Nautical Knot Doormat

DIY – Nautical Knot Doormat

My friend Margie has these wonderful Nautical Knot Doormats scattered throughout her house. She makes them herself out of recycled climbing rope. Pretty ingenious! Margie and I have talked for a long time about getting together and making one. Well, we finally made it happen. This is a great project to do with a friend. Margie and I had a […]

By June 16, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
Dyeing Silk Scarves ~ What Fun!

Dyeing Silk Scarves ~ What Fun!

This past week my crafting friend Margie called to say she and her friend Mary were going to dye silk scarves. She asked, would I like to photograph it for a blog. I said, yes, I would love to! As it turned out, not only did I get material for a blog, I got to paint a scarf. When Mary […]

By December 6, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Making Coiled Clothesline Baskets

Making Coiled Clothesline Baskets

 I recently discovered that my new neighbor, Margie, is a fellow crafter. Her specialty is weaving pine needle baskets like this. . . Beautiful, right? I asked Margie if she had a simple craft project that would be good for my blog. She suggested fabric wrapped clothesline baskets. I had the advantage of a live demonstration from Margie; but, you can learn […]

By May 22, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Make Your Own Gift Box

Make Your Own Gift Box

Richard and I are going to a birthday party today. I still have to wrap the present. It’s a small size gift, in a very boring brown box. Not very classy! I’ve decided I’m going to cover the box with a festive, glittery paper. When it comes to wrapping gifts, I’m all for using what I have on hand. I’d rather put my […]

By March 8, 2014 0 Comments Read More →