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Snowmen Rocks

how to paint snowman rocks at craftygardener.ca

November 9th, 2019

~ Here’s how to paint some cute snowman/lady rocks. Or to be politically correct should they be snow people or snowfolk rocks? Directions with ...

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Dishcloth Britches

knitted dishcloth britches at craftygardener.ca

November 3rd, 2019

~ I recently have been knitting dishcloths.  The simple pattern is one that I use whenever I don’t have other projects on the go.I like to keep a ...

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Peanut Mail

the shed garden at craftygardener.ca

October 28th, 2019

~ Several years ago we converted an old rural mailbox into a bird feeder.   We had put it down on an old tree stump and put a few peanuts in it thinking...

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Reading Rocks!

painting reading rocks at craftygardener.ca

October 25th, 2019

~ Reading really does rock! I love reading, actual books over online readers, and created a few reading rocks to leave in some of the little free libraries ...

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Lost Souls Shawl

Lost Souls crochet shawl at craftygardener.ca

October 20th, 2019

~ The Lost Souls Shawl was made awhile ago but as it was a gift for someone. Now it has been delivered I can finally share it with you. If you look c...

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Pebble Art Daisy

how to make a pebble art daisy at craftygardener.ca

October 17th, 2019

~ This is a cute and very simple little pebble art daisy that I quickly put together with rocks collected from Wicklow Beach. I enjoyed making it and there ...

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Bags of Warmth

Making rice bags at craftygardener.ca

October 13th, 2019

~  Cool weather is here, in fact we have already had our first frost plus a few more. This kind of weather just makes you want to get cozy with a s...

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Good, Bad and Ugly

monarch butterfly caterpillar at craftygardener.ca

October 9th, 2019

~ Caterpillar refers to the larval stage of a moth or butterfly or Lepidoptera.  The word is Latin in origin and means hairy cat.  During the year ...

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Friendship Tea Card

making a friendship tea card at craftygardener.ca

October 6th, 2019

~ Crafty is being craf-tea. Don’t let the world of computers and the internet take away the pleasure of receiving a hand written note or card. Don&#...

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Friendship Tea

stitch a mug of tea at craftygardener.ca

September 28th, 2019

~ Crafty is being craf-tea. It’s time to think of little gifts, ones that tuck inside a greeting card. After all it isn’t that far to Christmas...

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