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Repurposed Tart Tins Christmas Trees

Hello everyone and now, with Thanksgiving in the rear view mirror, it’s all eyes locked on Christmas. A few blogs back I mentioned a project in progress – Tart Tin Christmas Trees.  You’ve probably seen other Christmas items made out of upcycled tart tins such as Christmas tree ornaments but these trees are a new… Continue reading Repurposed Tart Tins Christmas Trees

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Lace Bobbin Suncatchers

Hello Everyone – and welcome back for my latest project “how to”: Suncatchers. This is the temp I woke up to this morning… Burrrrrr.  We just sort of went from the end of Summer to Winter overnight here.  Okay, if that’s the way it’s going to be I need to bring a little more sun… Continue reading Lace Bobbin Suncatchers

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Faux Fire How To

Hey everybody – it’s almost Friday!  Do you have anything fun planned for the weekend yet? I’ve put away my altered art dictionary project (unfinished, yet again), but I added four new pages so at least I’m over the half way point. https://oldravencreates.com/2019/10/16/paper-crafters-dictionary/ I had just started into a new project (Accordion House) when I… Continue reading Faux Fire How To

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Vintage Tin Collectibles – x 2

Hi All. Another quick hop on and post.  Today’s topic:  Collectible Tins This one goes WAY back to the early 1900s.  Lipton’s Tea use to come in these tins – I know, great, huh?  The lid and base are embossed. Just reading this lid makes me crave a cuppa’. This tin was once full of… Continue reading Vintage Tin Collectibles – x 2

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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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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