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Paper Crafters Dictionary

Welcome to the middle of October.  I hope all your Halloween plans are beginning to come to fruition because the big day is right around the corner! For me, this month has been lurching along and has totally deviated from how past Octobers usually go.  I feel like I’ve been knocked into an elliptical orbit… Continue reading Paper Crafters Dictionary

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Unique Handmade Halloween Decor

Thursday, October the 10th, already !?! Well, I guess it’s time to get serious about Halloween decorations.  Maybe you’re throwing a party, maybe you just want to add a couple of accent pieces to your home or office but you want something better than the carbon copy plastic stuff from the pop up Halloween stores.… Continue reading Unique Handmade Halloween Decor

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Free Floating Spooky Eyes ‘How To’

Hey Everybody – how’s your day going so far? I’ve got a fun ‘how to’ Halloween project that anybody can make and it’s a great outdoor decoration that you can really customize to fit just about any size or space. These ‘floating eyes’ have been a popular addition to my Halloween display for years.  If… Continue reading Free Floating Spooky Eyes ‘How To’

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Quilted Post Cards by Cheryl Haynes

Hello and welcome back! Today I’m listing a craft book that will appeal to quilters, needleworkers and hand crafters in general.  ATTENTION QUILTER WANNABEES… This book has step by step instructions for making quilted post cards.  Think of all those fabric scraps you’ve been hanging on to – this was the reason! Everyone would love… Continue reading Quilted Post Cards by Cheryl Haynes

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The Paper Garden by Susan Tierney Cockburn – Summer Blooms

Good Monday to you all. As usual, Monday’s are a zooming day but I wanted to get one item posted to my shop today and I chose this “how to” book by Susan Tierney Cockburn. This lady knows how to make paper flowers like you wouldn’t believe! The book is packed with pictures and instructions. … Continue reading The Paper Garden by Susan Tierney Cockburn – Summer Blooms

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Witch Fire – Halloween Decor

Hello World!  How’s it going? This is the time of year my Etsy shop Old Raven really starts moving Halloween.  And I LOVE making Halloween treats (and tricks). This is a version of my Faux Log Fires that I make for Christmas Holiday decor (or dollhouse decor, Barbie campfires, etc.) only – Halloween’s fire has… Continue reading Witch Fire – Halloween Decor

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Mandrake Apothecary Jar (Mandragora)

Hello all,  today I’m listing a rather unique item in my shop – a Mandrake Apothecary Jar aka Mandragora. These lovely apothecary jars were made by Eli Lilly (pharmaceuticals) in the 1970’s and were given as promotional gifts and were a Limited Edition.  It’s hard to believe, but this jar is over 50 years old!… Continue reading Mandrake Apothecary Jar (Mandragora)