Several months ago, I blogged about getting some discarded beer coasters from a local brewery. I used them to crap up for gift tags, and the making of the tags has been quite addictive (https://crapsmanship.com/2019/10/12/recycled-beer-coaster-gift-tags/). Just about everyone I know got hand-crafted gift tags for Christmas. But I didn’t stop there! Read the rest of this entry
My BFF has recently finished repairing her screened-in porch, and I surprised her with a little crapsmanship and redecorating. BFF is a rabid recycler and repurposer, so I knew she wouldn’t want sparkling new items in this room. (If you look closely at the furniture with the fabric, you can see the rips in the seat. BFF and I found these curbside the evening before trash day, and with her recycling spirit, BFF plans to replace the seats but save the frames.)
My son and daughter-in-law are building a new house, and they’re going to need lots of greenery for landscaping. I have one of these plants, called an esperanza, in a pot in my backyard, and it’s been prolific with seedpods this fall. To help Robert and Amanda out with spring planting, I thought I’d experiment with growing some of the seeds.