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  • Crafting for the crafter.

    September 17, 2010

    As fall approaches, those us who craft kick into high gear preparing for the winter holiday season. Often times, this means selling on farmer’s markets and at craft shows. It was by pure luck that I stumbled across this awesome design for a market/craft apron. This super cute apron was designed by Liz Johnson of…

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  • End of the season peachy preservation.

    September 16, 2010

    Alas, peach season is almost over. I’ve really enjoyed the local peaches at our farmer’s market this year. They’ve been sweet, juicy, and just down right delicious. Fortunately, there is a way to keep those peaches around through the winter. Homemade Peach Chutney is the perfect solution, and way less boring than plain old canned…

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  • Chalkboard labels turn ordinary into extraordinary.

    September 15, 2010

    I recently stumbled across a tutorial for these gorgeous glass canisters. While they are perfect in the kitchen, I can also imagine them in the bathroom filled with soap balls, cotton swabs, and other bathroom necessities. They’d also be gorgeous as a gift for the holidays, labeled and filled with your friend’s favorite treats. And…

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  • Skip the bin. Recycle paper into everyday objects instead.

    August 19, 2010

    Tired of dumping newspaper, computer paper and magazines in the bin for someone else to recycle? Here are ten creative ways you can recycle paper at home in ways that can be re-used again and again. 1. Make gift bows from recycled magazine paper for birthday and Christmas gifts. 2. Create new paper from old…

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  • Creating new from old. How to re-style dull accessories into something new.

    August 15, 2010

    This lovely, handmade Vintage Ball Mason Jar Soap Dispenser (left) created by Whippoorwheel would make a great addition to your  rustic kitchen or bath. But you don’t have to buy one to own one of these beauties. Heather Bullard provides full DIY instructions on her blog for creating your own Mason Jar Soap Dispenser by…

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