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Cork Monogram



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

Side Door Monogram


I like to keep some sort of seasonal decoration on my side door.  It’s the door the family uses and the one I see most often.  From Memorial Day until Independence Day, I usually leave a patriotic-themed hanging and then change things out in early July  This year, I was unmotivated (as in lazy) and didn’t take my red, white, and blue decor down until mid-August.  It’s too damn hot, though, to think about fall decor (it’s been in the triple digits this month!), so I did this quick and easy momogram.  You know my obsession with monograms, right? Read the rest of this entry

Can You Stand One More Monogram?



I’m making a housewarming present for Robert and Amanda, and I thought a wreath would be perfect.  Amanda likes monograms, LSU, and fleur-de-lis, so my plan is to incorporate all three.  First, the monogram.  I bought an over-sized R and painted it — front and back — with yellow craft paint.  It needed a couple coats. Read the rest of this entry




This snowflake-embellished “R” hangs from my side door each winter.  I bought the wooden letter and white snowflakes at Michael’s and used the following tutorial to do the blue and white chevron pattern:  http://2crafty4myskirt.blogspot.com/2013/05/how-to-tape-off-chevron-pattern.html?m=1.  Read the rest of this entry




When I made the cork monogram Z for my friend Carol, I bought two Z’s.  I bought the second one because I’d forgotten I’d already purchased one (a brief moment of old-age-ness!).  Not knowing any other Z friends, I decided to make the extra Z into something Christmas-y for Carol.  This is a true story of crapsmanship — I had many missteps along the way, but in the end, it turned out cute, cute, cute!

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