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Know You Are Loved – A Valentine Gift

  I know my last post indicated I would be adding the next installment of The Giant Apothecary but alas, this pesky broken shoulder just won’t let me get to the last few steps to get that thing finished off!  And I gotta tell ya, it’s really FRUSTRATING. So, taking a step back and a… Continue reading Know You Are Loved – A Valentine Gift

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Giant Apothecary Cabinet – Part 4 of 5

Oh My Gosh – this thing really looks big now that all the sections are glued together.  I always have problems with this part, I know what the final measurements will be but somehow I can never truly translate that in my imagination as to how it will really look when it’s “made”.  So, as… Continue reading Giant Apothecary Cabinet – Part 4 of 5

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Giant Apothecary Cabinet – Part 3 of 5

Okay, we’re rolling now!  So I’ve trimmed all the boards I needed to, I’ve checked that all eight units fit together properly and I’ve taken everything back apart and am ready to paint. Since this is going to be such a large project, and I frequently use black acrylic paint in my crafting, I decided… Continue reading Giant Apothecary Cabinet – Part 3 of 5

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Giant Apothecary Cabinet – Part 2 of 5

So as you can see above, I actually started on my Giant Apothecary way back on December 10, 2016.  I started out slowly on this project as I was still getting Christmas orders into my Etsy shop and since my Etsy customers always come first, I would drop whatever I was doing until that order… Continue reading Giant Apothecary Cabinet – Part 2 of 5

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Giant Apothecary Cabinet – Part 1

FIRST THINGS FIRST Where have I been?  Well, for Christmas I decided to give myself a broken shoulder. Technically, I broke it on the 23rd, but anyways, it certainly knocked me out of creative crafting mode. I had such grand plans, too !   I had just about decided that the Christmas rush (custom orders… Continue reading Giant Apothecary Cabinet – Part 1