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DIY Mosaic Nine Drawer Chest – Part 1

Hello, and welcome to Old Raven Creates. Today I started a project that looks just like a mosaic that includes gritty textured grout and glazed ceramic tiles laid onto a flat surface…in this case a small 9 drawer chest. But the thing is – this isn’t real mosaic and those aren’t ceramic tiles – they’re… Continue reading DIY Mosaic Nine Drawer Chest – Part 1

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1907 Fashion Cutouts -I Found A Treasure Today

Hey everyone – how’s it going?  Keeping busy, surfin’ the net, looking for ideas?  Me too. One thing I like to do to jump start my creativity is browsing through creative blogs…look at projects and techniques, check out posts on new products or see what some terribly creative individual has done with a craft supply… Continue reading 1907 Fashion Cutouts -I Found A Treasure Today

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Calligraphers – MORE Nib Storage Tins

It’s SPRING – yeah!!!!  Daffodils, hyacinth and primrose are popping up everywhere.  And sunshine…lemon yellow and warm…it just feels SO good. Today I’ve been working on switching out an old listing, updating it and adding two new listings in conjunction to it because WOW have I been collecting Antique Pen Nib Boxes. This collection represents… Continue reading Calligraphers – MORE Nib Storage Tins

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The Bidet – It’s Not Just For Europe Anymore

Hello everyone.  Like everyone else, my husband and I are ‘sheltering in place’ – we haven’t gone to full quarantine here in Boise, yet. But one thing that became immediately apparent across the country is the lack of toilet paper.  This sounds a little comic on the surface but of course, it’s pretty serious if… Continue reading The Bidet – It’s Not Just For Europe Anymore