Monthly Archives December 2018

Personal Alphabet

Categories: Crafty's Projects and Organization.

I challenged myself to come up with a descriptive word about myself for each letter of the alphabet. Some letters were easier than others. Here is what I came up with. A – accepting, active, adaptable, amicable B- bird watcher, book lover, British by birth, C – crafter, Canadian by choice, cat lover, cheerful, D – determined, decisive, dependable, E – energetic, easy going, English, F – friendly, frugal, fastidious, forthright, G – Granny, gardener, H – helpful, handy, happy, hard working I – imaginative, inventive J – joyful, jolly, jaunty K – knitter, knowledgeable, kindred L – list maker,
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Inside Snowflakes

Categories: Christmas and Plastic Canvas.

Snow is pretty when it covers the trees and shrubs but it is prettier when it is inside decorating some red dogwood branches.  I’m sharing a simple pattern made with plastic canvas (clear or white) and some white yarn (plain or sparkle). These simple snowflakes are nice to decorate the Christmas tree, hang in the window, or use as part of your winter decorations. You need 2 of the above pattern pieces.  Plastic canvas is sold by the sheet and comes in 7 count and 14 count.  These snowflakes are made from 7 count plastic canvas.  You can buy it
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For the Bird Lover

Categories: Birds and Christmas.

Here is a quick and easy gift to make for the bird watcher that you know. It doesn’t matter if the person is an experienced birder or a brand new one, this gift will bring hours of enjoyment. You need a mason jar, bird seed, paper or material, raffia or ribbon, a suet feeder and a block of homemade all season suet. Into the mason jar layer different types of bird food … sunflower seeds, safflower, peanuts in the shell, hulled peanuts, and premium bird seed.  Add a paper or material cover over the jar lid and tie with raffia or
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