We went to an open air flea market this past weekend. This flea market has been going on for many years but this was our first visit. There were a couple dozen booths – a few had mass produced stuff, but most had what you would expect at a flea market. Junkin’ Finds – Oil […]
I recently received a shipment of beautiful wools. After I finished felting all of the wool, I started working on hand-dyeing them. I finished with some orange and blue wools that I just listed in my Etsy shop. There are eight different selections in both the orange wools and blue wools. These wools are perfect […]
I have trouble seeing at night to punch without turning on all of the big overhead lights. I have a lamp next to the couch, but it just doesn’t provide much light. Last weekend, at our local city-wide garage sale, I happened upon a lamp with a swinging arm for just $1! I am hopeful […]
Today, I am painting styrofoam eggs from the Dollar Tree to transform them into primitive eggs. My Bonnie Bunny punch needle pattern calls for a small speckled egg for the punch needle bunny to carry in her wool basket. I found glittery styrofoam eggs at the Dollar Tree that are the right size for the […]
I have listed some new items in my shop today. I have some of the DMC metallic white embroidery floss that I was punching with recently. It would also be the perfect way to add a bit of sparkle to your embroidery or applique projects. I also added these cute little sled ornaments. With their wood […]
I recently snagged this wooden sugar bucket at a garage sale. I like the look of the old sugar buckets, but they have gotten quite expensive at the shops around here. So, I set out to make this one look like an old sugar bucket. First, I sanded off the old paint. I want to […]
I hate to have anything go to waste. I re-use present bows and gift bags as long as they still look nice.
I found this tin box at the same antique store I bought my mini tin pans.