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61  Home Sweet Home Featured Projects 4th Quarter 2010 in Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions by PixieVal on: April 07, 2011 09:09:52 AM
4th quarter 2010 Home Sweet Home Featured Projects

Reconstructed
Skull Desert Tray by ladypie


Baby Food Jar Light Fixture by alphabits


General
Flower Clock by Ravishing Jane


Thomas the Train Table by kobechina


Interior
Playroom by lightninglacey


Exterior
Woodburned Grave Marker by kuckyjune


Pet Related
No Recipe Dog Cookies by suereal


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62  Featured Projects 4th Quarter 2010 Toys, Dolls and Playthings in TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS by PixieVal on: April 06, 2011 10:35:13 PM
4th quarter 2010 Featured Projects
congrats to all our awesome Craftster artists!

Felt Fishing Game by rlynn


Green Amish Ball Puzzle by meleriffic


Barbie Dress by a 7 y/o
by chulupa2


Dino Play Mat
by mamaedgar


Waldorf Dolls by MamanTattoo


Farm Play Mat by Phizzychick


Educational Toys by DizzerSpinninRound


Woodburned Piecepack Game Set by jennieingram


Taggie Giraffe and blanket by baygirl69


Wooden Puppy by sswoodcraft


Pipe Cleaner Puppy by fuzzington

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63  April Fools 2011:Craftsterland Class: Treasure from Trash in What the heck can I do with THIS? by PixieVal on: April 01, 2011 09:48:51 AM
Full Craftsterland Announcement here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=377142.0

Class: Treasure from Trash
Teachers: PixieVal
Location: Craftster Compound, back lot
Class Size: 17 students
Class Description:
Class is perfect for the experienced and newcomer to upcycling crafts alike! We will be creating whatever your heart desires from items otherwise to take up space in a landfill! I know that Recycling, reusing, reclaiming, repurposing, upcycling and reconstructing is close to many Craftsters hearts.
I have taught this class on my own several times locally, and so many beautiful things are made from trash! Some examples of items well be making: couches, clothing, decorative items, planters, artwork, dolls, baby blankets, shoes, jewelry, wine, flatware, and many many more!
Cost:  Free!

What to Bring:
2 30 gallon bags of trash(biodegradable please. If we cant use you trash, we want to be able to feed it to the Craftster compound goats)

13 cans of extra strength aerosol hairspray(prevents trash from degrading)
Surgical FaceMask
Heavy Work Boots(steel toe is best)
Protective Eye Gear (rhinestones encouraged!)
Heavy Work Gloves elbow length
Knee pads
Elbow pads
Underwear
4 cans of deodorant

Optional
Mini Air Freshener (for inside your mask) *optional*
Shot Records (tetanus shot recommended, but not required)
Hazmat Suit

 
Craftster not responsible for bacteria or diseases in trash used in crafting. Not responsible for injuries, cuts bruises or scraps. Not responsible for any ugly hideous or smelly treasures resulting from crafting with trash. Not responsible for crafts disappearing over a period of time due to biodegradability of supplies. Not responsibility for hazards. Craftster instructor will provide peroxide, rubbing alcohol and baindaides. Because of insurance reasons residents of NJ, OR, PA, and WY over the age of 43 will be responsible for their own first-aide kits. Unless where resident is born before, on or after October 14, and during the hour of 7PM zoolu time on August 3. Not permitted to attend if you are pregnant or drunk, or both.  
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64  Re: Craftsterland Class: Couch Reupholster in Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions by PixieVal on: April 01, 2011 08:21:43 AM
Wait, so someone can reupholster a DUCK to sit on but I can't reupholster a popup camper? What if I sit on it afterwards?

duck = soft
trailer = hard


But it wouldn't be hard after it was reupholstered, right?
No actually, I just did the math


See? The obvious answer is still trailer= hard
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65  April Fools 2011:Craftsterland Class: Couch Reupholster in Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions by PixieVal on: April 01, 2011 07:52:03 AM
Full Craftsterland Announcement here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=377142.0

Class: Couch Reupholster
Teachers: PixieVal
Location: Craftster Compound, room 2
Class Size: 13 students
Class Description:
Learn to reupholster in a day!
We will be meeting in the classroom at exactly 7AM so we can trip into town to the thrift stores and find our couches to reupholster.
We will be following several of the wonderful tutorials provided on Craftster, and trying new methods I have invented until you find a way that works for you!
Some of the methods we will be experimenting with:
Adding Dacron to foam
Wrapping Cushions
Double Welting
Heat Gun Area Heating
Trimless finishing
Edgeroll
Shock Cord Springs
Ticking Covers
Seam Striping
Matching Patterns

we will be recreating our couches into the following types:
loveseats, settee, sectional, divan, fainting couch, chaise longue, canape, retractable ottomans, daybeds, futons, King Leon's Bottom Rough, Buttered Upper,  chesterfield, and the traditional sofa

After the couches are completed we will be bringing them to set around the campfire for the big Saturday night compound song and scary story party!

Couches will be available for sale after the campfire!


Cost: Cost Covers price of tools and supplies
$200 for compound residents
$350 for compound non-residents
$415 for Craftster Moderators


What to Bring:
Aerosol Flame Retardant Spray
Coffee or rum. Or both.
Work Gloves
Steel Toe Boots
Goodwill frequent shopper punch card

Pictures of your living room from all angles. In sunlight and artificial light, and at least one with your holiday decorations.
drawings how how you envision you couch looking when you're done
drawings from anyone who shares you living space on how they imagine the couch to look when you're done


Optional
Leather

 
Couches created can be left at compound for a disposal price of $48.37, or can be bought back for only $176
Craftster instructor will provide peroxide, rubbing alcohol and baindaides. Because of insurance reasons residents of NJ, OR, PA, and WY over the age of 43 will be responsible for their own first-aide kits. Unless where resident is born before, on or after October 14, and during the hour of 7PM zoolu time on August 3.
Pregnant Men need not apply. Only those who bring their own petite lap giraffe need apply. This is not optional.

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66  Tater Tot Casserole Recipe in Recipes and Cooking Tips by PixieVal on: March 30, 2011 05:38:51 PM
There really is no way to get a pretty picture of this casserole, but trust me, its yummy! And super duper ridiculous easy to make. Smiley



About a month ago hubby told me he wanted tater tot casserole, which I never heard of before, he explained to me what he remembered of it, and this is what I came up with, guess its good cause him and my daughter have requested it a few times. Smiley



1 lb ground beef uncooked 93/7 lean
1 (10 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
1 can drained of corn or green beans or peas
30 ounce bag Tater Tots(we are ore ida people, but I'm sure any brand will do)
Cheddar Cheese to taste

Preheat Oven 375
Mix and spread beef and mushroom soup across bottom of a 9x13 pan
Cover with veggies
Spread bag of tater tots evenly on top
Cover with tinfoil
Bake for 70 minutes
Uncover
sprinkle or drown in shredded cheese(your preference)
Put back into oven about 5-20 minutes, until cheese melts




93/7 is the only ground beef I buy and really isn't greasy. If you use a different % lean beef, you may get greasier results.
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67  Re: Ongoing Wish Swap 64 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by PixieVal on: December 14, 2010 06:54:44 PM
My great package from Dawl!
Cotton yarn and an awesome necklace I've had on my wist forever!

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68  Re: Personal/Private Swap Gallery, 2010 in The Swap Gallery by PixieVal on: December 11, 2010 08:22:33 PM
I got into a personal swap with beeker, and check out the awesomeness!



My mom has been drooling over her gourds ever since I showed her beeker's featured artist page, so this is going to be a gift for her for Christmas!
Thank you thank you!
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69  Re: Yarnies Vs Sewists Holiday Wishlist Swap Discussion and Gallery in The Swap Gallery by PixieVal on: December 11, 2010 08:21:11 PM
2 of my awesome packages!

MommytheMaid sent me a lot of napkins, way more than I expected, so awesome! There are 4 of each!
We've already been using them all (except the halloween ones, we put them in the halloween decor box for next year! can't wait!)

and from goddessgarb something that I've been asking for, for as long as I can remember! The felt version of the I Believe post from X-Files! Thank you so much!
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70  Holiday 2010 Cooking Challenge: Puppy Chow for People! in Recipes and Cooking Tips by PixieVal on: December 10, 2010 04:12:47 PM


Puppy Chow for People!
Recipe modified from popular recipes until I found something my coworkers love!
Napkins by mommythemaid

Ingredients
Heaping cup Peanut Butter
cup butter
1 cup chocolate chips (semisweet)
tsp vanilla
9 cups Crispix cereal or Life cereal
1 1/3 cups powdered sugar

Optional:
Peanuts
Marshmallows
Pretzels
M&Ms

Combine peanut butter, butter and chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl, and microwave for 1 minute.

Add vanilla and stir till a nice blended mix

Put 9 cups of cereal into larger bowl

Pour chocolate mix on top and stir till cereal coated.

Can add optional ingredients at this time and stir(unless they are the melty kind, then you may want to save for last)

Add powdered sugar, about 1/3 cup at a time and stir till well coated.

Chow down on your puppy chow!


The longer you let it sit before serving, chocolate will hardenish again, and wont be AS gooey when eating.

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