Busy Grannies

Monday, February 23rd, 2009
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Cecilia Necklace

This necklace is really pretty, but there is one thing I don’t understand. If this Cecilia Necklace is made from an unfinished doily from her great grandmother, why are there 2 in stock?

Kinnearing Science

Friday, February 20th, 2009
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Ogee Lace SkirtI was at the Science Centre today! I kinneared you guys a picture of an Ogee arch, which looks quite like the top of Ogee lace. Hence the name, I assume. I say “kinneared,” but really I just held up my camera phone and talked loudly about how I was checking the time. “I wonder what time it is.”

“I am continuing to look at the time on my cellular phone.”

“Ah. That is the time on my cellular phone. I will put it away now, until I feel the need to check it again near that model ship.”

Ogee Arch

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Retrofit your mitts!

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009
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Retrofit your mitts!

I am a little late on this one, but I’ve only now caught up with all my blog reading! Here is a great suggestion on how to retrofit your mitts! I’ll have to try this on my current mittens, as they are cold enough to freeze your Winnebago.

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This is a cool table!

Friday, January 9th, 2009
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This is the top!

THOMAS WOLD: Piecemeal Table

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Nouf Bracelet

Monday, January 5th, 2009
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Nouf Bracelet

I got three friend notifications from Flickr a while ago, and two of them were from people who live in Qatar. I wonder if they are friends, or if there is some sort of Qatar knitting club that has come across my pictures? Anyhoo, I thought it was cool. Here is one of the photos that I really liked. I used to make these bracelets all the time! I should start again, I have a feeling that with all these hair poufs and skinny jeans and legwarmers and Cindy Lauper haircuts becoming popular again, friendship bracelets are going to come back in style. I think I read something in the Globe and Mail to that effect a few months ago. They are selling our youth back to us now, folks!

Paper Mache Ornaments

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008
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Paper Mache Ornaments

I almost love the packaging more than the ornaments. Paper Mache Ornaments, via Creativadoration.

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Gift Wrapping with Mizuhiki Cord

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008
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Gift Wrapping with Mizuhiki Cord

It’s time to wrap all those gifts you’ve been hoarding. Why not try Mizuhiki Cord, via Craft.

Just the thing for curling up by the fire

Friday, December 19th, 2008
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Tribble Rug

Tribble Rug. Recipe: Make a billion pompoms, repeat.

Jolynn Krystosek

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008
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Jolynn Krystosek

Jolynn Krystosek, via designers block. I gotta say, paper craft is gettin’ big. First these Extraordinary Thank-You Notes, and now this. Beautiful work.

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Christmas Garland with Paper Stars

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008
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Festive star garland

Remember all those stars I was talking about before? Well, here’s how to turn them into a Christmas Garland. I made mine out of dot matrix paper, but shredded junk mail could also work. So here’s an idea: take all your junk mail this Christmas and pick out the ones that have a similar colour overall for the bottom or top half of the page. Then stick them into your paper shredder one at a time, and you have around 20 coloured strips for your garland! (Obviously, this only works if you have a shredder that makes only long straight cuts, none of that confetti-ing business.)