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1  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Advent Calendar (complete w/ photos) on: November 20, 2006 12:04:25 PM


I had a lot of fun making this funky-cool advent calendar.  Its a dollar store cookie sheet, painted, with added decorative papers.  The fun part is making the 25 magnets out of all sorts of cool stuff I had laying around. I saw instructions here:
http://teresamcfayden.typepad.com/minutia/

The idea is to store the magnets on the other side and as the days go by, add a magnet each day.  I love the feel of it.
2  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / Re: Yogurt Lid Picture Frame! on: August 12, 2004 05:44:00 AM
I LOVE THOSE!  What a great idea.  Puts yogurt on mental shopping list  Roll Eyes
3  Florida / Florida: South / Re:South Florida Craftster Group on: April 28, 2004 05:37:30 AM
I'm interested but I'm in West Palm.
4  HOME SWEET HOME / Pet-Related Crafts: Completed Projects / catnip mouse on: February 21, 2004 08:10:59 AM


I made a little catnip mouse out of felt and added a heart for extra cuteness.  

All you do is fold the felt and cut out a taco shape.  Whip stitch the top and leave an opening in the back.  Stuff in stuffing and catnip.  I added a tail made of braided embroidery thread and sewed it closed.  Then all you have to do is cut out ear shapes and sew on and make little knots for the eyes.  Easy, quick and cute.  I have a big tub of catnip from the pet store for $3, I can make a ton of these critters for my friends with cats.  

cheers,

Anu

p.s. make sure you sew everything securely so the cats don't eat the parts.
5  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re:tiny teddy on: February 17, 2004 09:56:47 AM
That bear is fantastic! he is really sweet. could you post the instructions? Shocked

See the original post for the book that the instructions are in.  This book is also at some libraries.

cheers,

Anu
6  COOKING / Recipes and Cooking Tips / Re:Breadsticks on: January 31, 2004 03:41:15 AM
That looks yummy. I've been looking for a good breadstick recipe for-ever Cheesy  How do these turn out?  Are they soft inside and kind of crusty on the outside?
7  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Re:cards I have illustrated:) on: January 31, 2004 03:35:52 AM
I love your artwork...especiall y that little house with the heart door.  The period party sounds so great.  You are a really great Mom.  I wish someone had thrown me one Cry
8  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re:felt flower pin on: January 31, 2004 03:30:00 AM
i made these by kind of following the instructions that Anu linked to (http://www.livejournal.com/community/craftgrrl/2820944.html)


Wow, I love those! I like the shape of your petals and the pink with the orange is just gorgeous!
9  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re:Flowery clutch on: January 29, 2004 04:56:24 AM
I love that!  Did you use a zigzag stitch on your machine to applique the flower?  
10  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re:skating tin!! on: January 29, 2004 04:26:56 AM
Wow, I'm in awe.  Where do you get "clear acrylic gloss"?  What is that exactly?  Do you have a brand that you recommend?  

Thanks for posting!

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