Author Archives: Alicia

Hanging Planter Turned Light Fixture

The light hanging over my dining table is horrible.  We live in a rental, and when we moved in the first thing I said to my husband was, “That’s got to go.”  I didn’t get a “before” picture because I … Continue reading

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Garden Marks

This is my practical non-nonsense garden marker. I accidentally tucked the last letter of “basil” in the dirt. Anyway, that marker was tough and all, but it wasn’t purdy. Yesterday I spent most of the day with my sister, and … Continue reading

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My First Topiary

I made a wreath using rosettes made from book pages: And I liked it so much that I decided to apply the same idea to a topiary. I’ve been wanting to try this for awhile, but I didn’t have the … Continue reading

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Cook Book Makeover

Okay, this craft is really pretty lame.  I’m sorry.  And I’m also not.  Because I giggled the entire time I made it and thought of the scene in My Big Fat Greek Wedding where Toula pulls out the wedding planning … Continue reading

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Bridal Shower Apron

When I was in college, I saved my pennies and bought a sheer curtain thingy that I thought would be really pretty.  It actually ended up only being slightly pretty, and I later pulled it apart to make a bunch … Continue reading

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Dream Journal

I have a cousin who writes. We like to get together and talk about writing because it’s comfortable. I feel 100% comfortable telling her all about my crazy writing things like “sometimes I get mad when my fictional characters don’t … Continue reading

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First of all, here’s the apron I made for my daughter that looks like mine. I used the casing where a curtain rod would normally be for the top of the apron. I ran a ribbon through it. She gets … Continue reading

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Repurposed Apron

Yesterday I did something I’ve never done before: I made an apron for myself.  Before I show it to you, I need to say a couple things. #1) It isn’t my “dream” apron.  Not that I have a dream apron, … Continue reading

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Crochet Projects

I’ve had crochet orders rolling in, and I’m so happy about it! I’m trying to squirrel away cash for my husband’s big #30 bash. Here’s a few things I’ve been making: The elf hat is $17 -if more colors or … Continue reading

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Easy Christmas Decor

My Aunt just returned home from a short trip to Eastern Arizona Area.  There’s lots of Mormons there, which is to say: there’s lots of Mormon WOMEN there and I had to snap a picture of one craft they made … Continue reading

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