Artsy Fartsy, Feature

Guitar pick necklace for music lovers

No Comments 02 April 2012

DIY guitar pick necklaces make good gifts and are simple to make.

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Tied and dyed

Old-school craft remains fun

No Comments 14 November 2011

Tie-dying clothing long has been a favorite pastime for many. A few supplies, short instructions and a couple of hours and you have a handmade beauty!

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Someone’s in the kitchen

Tasty treats made from nutritious ingredients

No Comments 01 September 2010

One of my favorite DIY projects is cooking with my daughter. Although Whole Foods and others offer tasty (and usually pricey), healthier treats for kids, I have found a number of recipes and tips that have enabled me to offer my daughter sweets she enjoys and that I feel good about giving her. The following […]

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Piece by piece

Give new life to objects with decoupage

No Comments 01 June 2010

I am not crafty. In fact, up until a few weeks ago, I didn’t even know how to spell decoupage, much less know what it was. But as I perused the Internet looking for ways to utilize leftover Christmas cards, I found a number of decoupage projects that looked interesting. Decoupage is a way of […]

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T-shirt tailor

Turning cool concert T's into trendy tot wear

No Comments 01 March 2010

Back before going out for an evening required written instructions for a babysitter, I used to go out to see many live shows and sport lots of cool band T-shirts. Still have the T-shirts, but they don’t all fit like they used to. So I was excited to find some cool ideas about how to […]

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Homemade gift goodies

A non-Do-It-Yourselfer makes her first foray into canning

No Comments 01 December 2009

I am not a Do-It-Yourselfer. I have approached suggestions of the ease with which I can “make my own clothes” with not just trepidation, but a hardy chuckle. Suckers — I can buy clothes at the store. That said, I was in the market for some inexpensive gift ideas this season, what with the recession […]

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