Category Archives: New Life for Misc. Items

FREE LIQUID SOAP DISPENSER

Another long silence. I know. I am sorry to those who are interested in seeing more postings on my latest crafting. Truth is, I am sharing a computer with another family member right now and since this blog is a … Continue reading

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WEDDING GIFT RIBBONS TO BABY QUILT

It is finally time for me to display what I have been working on  since my last posting. We have had a lot of family in so far this summer, but in between company and house-hunting, I have been working … Continue reading

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PALLET WOOD BIRD HOUSE

Once again, I discover that though I craft continually, I find it increasingly difficult to record what I have been doing! Most recently, I have had spring fever and have spent a great deal of time outside. Since we have … Continue reading

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DARNING EGG OR MARACAS

Since I try to make our clothing budget stretch as far as I can, I am often called upon to repair garments to make them last longer. This has meant patching numerous socks, and this chore recently led me to … Continue reading

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UP-CYCLED COSMETIC CASE

As I have been going through all the things that I have saved for up-cycling, I came across a sizable collection of these plastic zippered pouches.  These are great for selective storage! I mean, I wouldn’t store food in them, … Continue reading

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DVD CASE “GAME”

Ever since I saw Stacy Vaughn’s travel checker game made using an old DVD case, I have wanted to try my hand at something similar. This past Christmas, I had my opportunity! I wanted to make a Christmas gift for … Continue reading

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CARDBOARD “WROUGHT IRON” FRAME

The Internet has numerous projects where paper quilling techniques and empty toilet paper and paper towel tubes are combined to create the look of wrought iron, and having seen these, I have wanted to try this technique for  myself. I … Continue reading

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