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Rock Hunting

painting trillium rocks at craftygardener.ca

April 7th, 2019

~ Rock hunting goes on in many places in Canada. There is a fantastic group called Sooke to Sidney Rock Hunt on Vancouver Island in British Columbia which s...

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Mason Jar Solar Light

making a solar light jar at craftygardener.ca

March 29th, 2019

~ Look how easy it is to make a solar light jar. In my last project I used sea glass to make the light jar and this time I used flat sided marbles/gems a...

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Solar Light Jar

making a solar light jar at craftygardener.ca

March 24th, 2019

~ Look how easy it is to make a solar light jar to put around the deck railing and brighten up the evening. the solar light jar Materials small ma...

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A Hook Case

making a crochet hook case at craftygardener.ca

March 17th, 2019

~ Have you used the ergonomic crochet hooks? I’ve been updating my crochet hooks to these. The majority of them came from Michaels and were purchased...

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The Project Bag

March 15th, 2019

~ I’m taking part in the Southeastern Ontario Yarn Crawl and one of the challenges was to create a project bag. I decided to create one based on ...

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Shell Danglers

February 24th, 2019

~ I love shells and have been collecting them for years. I do keep a container full so that I can look through them and dream I’m on the beach collect...

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Garden Jewelry

February 17th, 2019

~ Over the cold and stormy winter days when we stayed home I experimented with using some sculpy clay. You know the kind of day – you look out the ...

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Winter Lens Friends

February 13th, 2019

~ The feeders have been busy at the beginning of 2019. We have had a few snow storms, the most recent yesterday leaving 20 cm more of snow. We have had...

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It’s a Wrap

February 3rd, 2019

~ Crochet projects are perfect for winter, especially when they get bigger and drape over your legs and keep you warm as you work. I have two shawls on th...

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Washer Necklaces

making washer necklaces at craftygardener.ca

January 26th, 2019

~ One of my winter projects was to create washer necklaces. I’ve seen this idea in several places on the internet and wanted to try it out. various ...

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The Arrival of Winter

January 2019, winter at craftygardener.ca

January 23rd, 2019

~ Even though we are just over a month into winter, the cold and snowy weather just arrived over the weekend. There was the odd bit of snow in December but o...

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Darkest Before the Dawn

Darkest Before the Dawn by Mike Martin

November 26th, 2018

~ Darkest Before the Dawn by Mike Martin is the seventh book in the Sgt. Windflower series set in Newfoundland, Canada. The series is about Winston Windflower, ...

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The Button Wreath

making a button wreath at craftygardener.ca

November 25th, 2018

~ The button tin/jar holds an assortment of buttons in all sizes and colours. You can spend a long time reminiscing as you let the buttons fall through your fin...

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