Hi everybody. Just hopping on for a real quick link to a post I found today. How To Make A Face Mask I found this link on Etsy’s Forums today. My husband made a couple of these masks while I was working in my craft room. He thought they were very easy to make. I… Continue reading DIY No Sew Face Mask
Greetings to one and all. I hope this second day of April – yay Spring! – finds you happy and healthy. I’ve been working steadily on my Mosaic Chest and will have a Part 2 post up shortly, but the sun broke through the clouds for an hour or so yesterday and Rock and I… Continue reading Dog Walk Turns Into Trash Day
Just a quick post…I had to share the fact that we here in Boise, Idaho just had 6.5 earthquake! Whew. Hubby and I were relaxing in our recliners watching TV when for a split second I wondered that our rather new recliner loveseat came with a massage setting that I didn’t know about? Ha Ha.… Continue reading Wow – What a Day!
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
Welcome! Today, I’ve listed in my Etsy shop Old Raven a lovely Antique find … an Antique glass inkwell. This style was popular from the late 1800’s thru the early 1900’s. It’s called a Safety Inkwell because even if you knock it over – it’s not going to spill ink everywhere. This was an ingenious… Continue reading Antique Domed Funnel Top Inkwell
A few blogs back I mentioned I was working on a project featuring an Antique Toy Ship. I have to admit, this project started out slow and then stopped completely for a while. Let me explain: I was surfing through the Antiques section of my local Craigslist and saw a picture of an amazing toy… Continue reading My Version of an Antique Toy Ship (and how I discovered a cool way to make miniature wrought iron fencing)
Happy weekend to one and all. Today I have something really unusual newly listed in my shop Old Raven on Etsy. This is an accounting ledger by The Greenwood Company out of Chicago. This book is a very large hardbound with brass screws to allow the covers to be removed and new or used pages… Continue reading 1932 Greenwood Bookkeeping Ledger – UNUSED!