• Exploring the World of Hobbies and Crafts

    In an age where digital screens often dominate our attention, diving into the serene universe of hobbies and crafts can be a refreshing escape. These activities not only offer a break from the everyday hustle but also carve out a creative outlet for self-discovery and expression. The pursuit of these pastimes can range from the simplistic tranquility of knitting to the exhilarating challenge of woodworking. The sense of achievement in creating something with one’s own hands is incomparably satisfying. Keep reading to uncover how these timeless activities can enrich your life and link you to a wider community of passionate artisans. Discovering the Joy of Hobbies and Crafts for Personal…

  • Wolf Tumbler

    What’s On My Crafting Table Today……….

    Hello Little Peanuts. If you are new here WELCOME! If you’ve been around awhile you know that I am a bit (pfttttt A LOT) of a procrastinator. I tend to wait until the last minute to finish things. For instance, the Christmas Craft Fair here in Sandpoint Idaho, I decided a week before the fair started to dip my toe in. I made a dozen Christmas themed t-shirts. I had always made t-shirts for family and friends.  Mostly Granddaughter Alice. She cried UNCLE! No more t-shirts!! Anyway, I really didn’t expect any of the shirts to sell. Not only did they sell, but, I sold ALL my T-shirts in the…

  • Snow

    Winter Preparedness Mountain Style

    After the craft room clean-up that I posted about yesterday. I thought for sure that I would immediately be creating masterpieces right and left. I was WRONG!!! The Husband had other plans for me. Plans I did not particularly LIKE! But, since I do like to be warm in the winter I had to help. Sooooooooooo, pouting, chopping, and stacking wood took up the rest of last week.  Now not just my back hurts, my shoulders and MY HEAD hurts too! THANKFULLY, my feet don’t hurt.  Walking on uneven ground back and forth with arms full of wood to different piles, I’m just glad I have plenty of cushion in…

  • Origami By Akira Yoshizawa

    Origami

    The Japanese paper folding technique ori means “folding,” while kami means “paper.” The word “origami,” which is used in modern usage, encompasses all forms of folding, regardless of origin. The main goal of this art is to transform a sheet of paper into finished sculptures through various techniques also using playing techniques of PlayAmo Canada.  In Japanese culture, the art of paper folding is categorized into two types: ceremonial and recreational. In Japan, the latter is referred to as “origata,” while the former is called “origami.” There are many ways to make simple and intricate designs using the basic forms of origami. One of the most popular forms of paper…

  • What You Can Easily Recycle

    Many people throw away things they can actually reuse when being a little creative. So, the tips for you: Try IviBet login and do not throw away egg cartons. You can use empty egg cartons for the following things. So, try to be ecologically friendly by reusing things. Of course, you cannot or should not reuse everything. HOW TO RE-USE IT You can get really creative with an empty egg carton. Here are 5 things you should do instead of throwing it away. Egg cartons are the perfect shape to transport eggs from the supermarket to your home. There, the eggs are sorted into the refrigerator and the carton remains.…

  • Let's make a Dead and Breakfast sign

    Dead And Breakfast DONE!! Baby DONE!!

    Finally finished my Lakeside Catalog dupe of their Dead and Breakfast sign. My sign is very large. Much larger than the Lakeside one. To read the story of WHY it’s so big check out this post: Dead and Breakfast My Way   After all my colors and fonts were chosen (Thank you, everyone that voted for the colors. It was a huge help!) The color I went with was gold. Unfortunately, I ran out of the gold vinyl before I got to the spiderwebs. UGH!! So, I cut them out in silver. Oh Nooooooooo…. that looked horrible. So then I thought, I can paint over the vinyl.  That was worse.…

  • Dead & Breakfast MY WAY!!!

    Check this out! Tamra recently sent me a picture that she knew I would love. MAN OH MAN was she right!! The Lakeside Catalog shows this picture: The first thing that comes to mind is “I can totally make THAT!” AND I AM!! Last year at Hobby Lobby I found this butt ugly picture that says CHIC in leopard print. Ummmm ugly but $4.99! So? Ya know…. I can paint over that! Ahhhhhh Hobby Lobby! You are sneaky. I did a coat of Gesso. Then a coat of black. CHIC showed thru. Gesso, black paint. CHIC. Gesso, black paint. CHIC. Gesso, black paint. CHIC. At this point I now believe…