Category Archives: Recycle,Reduce,Reuse

keeping notes – make your own

  I’ve been asked several times for the instructions for this note keeper, which was published in Green Craft Magazine last January.  Since the magazine is probably harder to find now, I thought I’d share my original instructions before they … Continue reading

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Green Craft:Keeping Notes

I was surprised today when I got the new issue of Green Craft magazine in my mail box. I have a project in it called, Keeping Notes. It’s a legal pad holder made with cardboard, paper bag, cereal box and … Continue reading

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holiday thrifting

thrifted owls and paper weights (hats added with picnik for extra holiday spirit) We did a quick little thrifting trip to a new thrift shop that just opened up (Humane Society on Speedway for you locals). We went right after … Continue reading

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5 year giveaway

I’ve been feeling under the weather over the last few days and recently realized that my little blog here turned 5 this week. I can’t believe it has really been 5 years. It’s definitely been one of my babies that … Continue reading

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Somerset Home

I finally got my hands on this Somerset Home Magazine- I know it’s been a while since it came out, but my first copy must have gotten lost in the mail. It makes me so happy to have it in … Continue reading

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wooden bowl makeover

I found this great wooden bowl at the thrift store over the weekend and knew I could spruce it up a bit. I lightly sanded it and then primed it with white acrylic craft paint.   Then I painted it blue–yellow … Continue reading

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wine cozy

At least once a month, my friends and I get together for happy hour, or dinner at someone’s house. We drink wine and eat loads of food and laugh our backsides off. Last night was our night together. We all … Continue reading

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GreenCraft Magazine

I wanted to share a project I made for GreenCraft Magazine. It’s a cardboard portfolio for pretty papers, important papers, artwork, or whatever you like.  Above is my portfolio before I sent it off almost a year ago. I had … Continue reading

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on the table

What’s on the table besides food? I wanted to fancy up the table a bit since my roses stopped blooming. I really do miss having them on my table for the last 4 weeks. Rocky is missing his rose petal … Continue reading

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so nice to be outside

This is an awesome time of the year for us south-westerners. It’s getting warm, but not too warm. No mosquitoes, yet. Lots of sunshine. It’s been so great. It’s hard to not want to be outside. We’ve been eating all … Continue reading

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