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glass etching – another method for fine details & original art

A few months ago I shared my first experiments with etching designs onto glass, which is a wonderful way to reuse, decorate and personalize glass containers of all kinds, whether to use for storage or gift giving or pure decoration. Apart from learning an important lesson about cleaning up my tools so as not to […]


Scrabble jewelry holder

My husband and I hunting for a new apartment right now, so it seemed like every time I sat down to write this week’s blog post, I was called away by one apartment viewing or another, and just kept on not getting the tutorial finished. But despite the fact that it’s 2 days late being […]

Easter crafting and gifting ideas

I have so many little bits and pieces type crafts on the go right now in preparation for Easter, and I thought I’d share them with you while you’re waiting for the main, meat and potatoes tutorial of today. That’s right, this is just gravy, folks! Extra content because I love you. So below are […]

Piranha Plant basket

In a season already focused on the themes of resurrection and giant rabbits that hide chocolate everywhere, how weird is it really to make a basket with teeth? I say not all that weird. Whether for your Easter chocolates or to hold yarn supplies, make yourself a stylish Piranha Plant basket. Maybe all those teeth […]

etched glass jars

Here’s a bit of crafting advice: don’t brush your teeth with the same toothbrush you use to scrub chemical substances off your craft projects. I know, you’d think this would go without saying. But you’d also think I’d have known better than to dump green dye down a white porcelain sink that one time (I […]

a quick & removeable way to hang ornaments & pretty much anything else

Hey internet! I’m here to show you this one weird trick for making your Christmas tree look totally perfect! My gosh I loathe those ads. Ok so it’s not actually that weird, and it’s not really a trick, just, well, a thing you can do, and it is absolutely in no way guaranteed to endow […]

mummify a bottle of wine

Halloween is upon us!* If you need a quick host/ess gift for a party you’re attending, might I suggest a bottle of wine that will double as Halloween decor? It’s super easy to do, and super quick. And how much better to drink wine that is actually the blood of an ancient undead than just […]