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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Love CD Valentine

Creating this unusual Valentine’s gift in 2002 was easy while playing in my graphics program to create the design and then mounting it on a CD. The text of the design is the song “the Rose”. The full lyrics are on the back of the…

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Pony Beads Star Ornament

On the back of a label of beads I found this simple beaded star project. I liked it that I could use my plastic pony beads. I haven’t tried it with glass beads yet. Due to the large number of images in the instructions I have…

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Beaded Star Christmas Ornament

I don’t recall where I got my inspiration for these ornaments, but the reason I came up with my own idea, was that I was not to keen to solder the wires together. So that got me thinking, how could I combine the wires, then…

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