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Pumpkin Pic

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I’ve posted before about the seasonal pictures I keep on a small table in my living room. The white frame houses a 6″ x 6″ mat, and I try and create a picture to match the season. Here’s my Memorial Day pic:  https://crapsmanship.com/2018/05/25/memorial-day-watercolor/.

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My Craft Stash

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If you need a whole closet for your crafting crap, it might be argued that you’ve got too much stuff. But how else can you make what you want on a whim?! Though my crafting materials were once well-organized, I’ve been piling stuff upon stuff upon stuff, and the closet desperately needed a re-do. It didn’t help that we had hardwood floors installed in July and I’ve yet to clean up the additional stacks created by the moving process. Read the rest of this entry

Cork Monogram

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I have a cork-monogrammed R on top of my refrigerator, and I always get compliments on it. When my friend Jackie K. admired it, I knew I had to make one for her. Cork projects aren’t difficult to do — after all, who minds collecting corks?! — but certain materials make the job easier. Read the rest of this entry

Cleaning Hack: Silk Flowers

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Dan the Man and I have been in the midst of having our leaky master bathroom shower replaced.  If we ever survive all the construction dust, I know we’ll enjoy the new spot.  The end is in sight, so I’m beginning to work on the layers of brown gunk over every surface.  First stop, silk plants.  Today I used a cleaning hack I learned from an interior designer — Lysol disinfecting spray. Read the rest of this entry