Tag Archives: re-purpose

In the Bag

So with all of the excitement of the approaching holidays, do you still have time for one more craft? A quick one maybe? How about something practical, repurposed and cute as all get out? Have I got the project for … Continue reading

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Sewin’ in the Towel: The Project

Sooooo, you know how some things work out better in your head than they do in real life? Well, let me just start by saying: this was one of those things.  I can say that, yes, I have successfully re-purposed … Continue reading

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Before + After: Vintage Telephone Bench

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Sewin’ in the Towel

Time for a new project. This time I’ve got the materials, but am short on great ideas. I’ve had this pile of towels for a while now.  Old cast-offs. Not nice enough to continue to use – a hole or … Continue reading

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Edward Gorey for the Home

I was feeling irritable and weary this week, despite the concerted sunshine in Manhattan yesterday and today.  Maybe it’s the frittered and frayed tendons in my ankle (red wine + staircase + heels do not a slow and safe descent … Continue reading

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Necessity: the mother of …

Napkin Rings. Napkin rings? Does one ever really need napkin rings, you ask. Well, yes. If you are trying to break your horrible habit of using paper towels for every little spill and wipe, so have instituted a cloth-napkin-only policy, … Continue reading

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Smile: An easy before + after

I made a circle with a smile for a mouth on yellow paper, because it was sunshiny and bright. – Harvey Ball My crafty companion is always smiling. I love you smiles, ice cream smiles and of course sneaky 5yr … Continue reading

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