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Quarantined and Bored – Try This – Needlework (Really)!

Hello and welcome to all. I know almost everything involves Covid and its related problems these days, but I would like to shine a light on something worth considering:  Needlework. Are you finding yourself at home with nothing to do?  Maybe you’ve already watched every show available, ate far more food than you ever thought… Continue reading Quarantined and Bored – Try This – Needlework (Really)!

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Hornet’s Nest to Home Decor – Jeweled Nature

Hello and thanks for dropping in. It’s Sunday and I would like to show you what I’ve been working on for the past couple of days. I’m sure we’ve all seen these abandoned nests, usually up towards the peaks of our houses, sometimes tucked under a fence rail or delicately tacked onto a tree branch.… Continue reading Hornet’s Nest to Home Decor – Jeweled Nature

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DIY Mosaic Nine Drawer Chest – Part 3

Greetings and welcome to all. You’d think time wouldn’t fly so fast when you’re ‘stuck’ at home all day, everyday, but that’s just what’s happening to me.  I’m going to blame it on my husband – 1. Because he’s here all the time now and 2. It simply can’t be that I’m undisciplined and can’t… Continue reading DIY Mosaic Nine Drawer Chest – Part 3

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DIY Mosaic Nine Drawer Chest – Part 2

Good (Morning, Afternoon, Evening) Everyone. I’ve been getting quite a bit done on my Mosaic project in the last few days.  I love spending hours in my craft room and with the ‘stay home’ order in effect – I don’t even have to feel a bit guilty about it – talk about silver lining.  … Continue reading DIY Mosaic Nine Drawer Chest – Part 2

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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