*Always use caution when using candles or heating. Never leave unattended. Never leave melts sitting with candle going with out intended immediate use. Depending on your melter or candle size, the wax can be hot. Please use caution using this tuturial. Small jars of my hot sauce recipe sealed and stamped with bottling wax with … Continue reading How to make Bottling, Sealing or Stamp Wax
A few years ago (January/February of 2012) we updated our basement. Previously it was a large open space that felt a little cold and it's shape made it odd to furnish. EDIT* Please read the entire post and comments. I made this post in 2013 originally, to share the trials I went through before this … Continue reading Make a Bartop or Countertop with Cork & Epoxy
Have you ever found these paper coasters, loved the design or phrase? Then flipped over the container and see the price, and your eyes popped out of your head. You put them back, but then you add them to your basket anyway because of the awesome phrase or design. Then, if you are anything … Continue reading Turn Disposable Paper Coasters into reusable Coasters – save a tree in the process.
When sewing I rarely use a pattern. Use this as a guide versus an exact step by step beach bag tutorial. I will show you that you don't always need a pattern to get what you are looking for. My pictures are not the best as I was busy making a pile of these bags, but … Continue reading DIY Beach Bag Sewing with “No pattern required”
After making Marquee letters for an event last year, I sketched a plan for this Marquee style sign for Anna, my girlfriend Kathy's daughter. Last year as Anna's birthday was nearing, I had talked to her mom about the hard work she had been doing, tending to her chickens. I wanted to make something special, … Continue reading Why did the chicken cross the street – Because it followed the “Fresh Egg Sign”