Polymer Clay Tooth Fairy

Tooth Fairy #1 My dentist appointment was approaching and I was playing around with polymer clay when I got that great idea to make a tooth fairy. Now creating figures is totally new for me. So this first fairy is a little crude. Tooth Fairy…

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Fun Foam Stained Glass Moon Angel

My interest in stained glass designs lead me to try to use something other than stained glass. I happened to have some ‘fun foam’ lying around and decided to give it a try. First I sewed 4 5 1/4 inch floppy disks together. Next I…

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Tie-Dyed Paper for Crafts or Homemade Envelopes

One day (20030608) while watching the Carol Duvall Show on TV she gave instructions on how to tie-dye tissue paper. (I have not been able to find this show on her listings on the Net, maybe the Canadian Shows have a different numbering system than the US ones).…

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Paper Embroidery Christmas Cards

I found this wonderful free pattern for paper embroidery Christmas cards (2008/02/12) at the Wild Eyed Wonderfuls blog. I made my first card exactly like the ones from the blog site and promptly forgot to take a picture of it. Then I got the idea of taking the…

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Hairpin Star Ornament

After my son’s wedding I still had all those hairpins from when they pinned up my hair. What am I going to do with them? Then inspiration struck. I discovered that plastic pony beads fit on them and my star ornament was born. Material 12 hairpins…

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Greeting Card Houses

In Dec 1998 and I found another use for CDs. Martha Stewart Living had a miniature village segment on Dec 15, 1998. It showed how to make small houses with a wooded base (original house size 9-inches). It is now 2014 and if found this page…

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From Winter Boot to Flower Pot

A long time ago when my daughter’s winter boots ripped where the fabric was attached to the rubber part after only a short time of wear, I just couldn’t throw them out. So they sat around for a while until I could think of a…

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Fabric Covered Cardboard Mini Doll

I am always one to experiment with whatever I am working on. This is another doll in my mini doll hug series. I wanted to see what would happen if I did not sew the pattern pieces together, but covered cardboard pieces with fabric and…

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Handmade Mini Doll

It all started when I came across sites with doll patterns on the Internet. I have been creating sculpted dolls when the cabbage patch dolls were in and am always curious as to what is the ‘in’ doll right now. One doll pattern caught my…

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Video Tape Inukshuk

Living in Canada where the Inukshuk is a symbol of the North, it was only natural to create a Inukshuk out of something different than the usual rock. Having discovered that I had a whole bunch of video tapes that were ancient I needed something…

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