Crafty Ramblings

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Earlier this month my daughter Naomi’s school had Teacher Appreciation Week. I volunteer weekly in Naomi’s art class, and I also help out her classroom teacher once a week with things like decorating her classroom, photocopying worksheets, and other small tasks to help things run smoothly. She really needed a better pencil sharpener, and she…


Our first Project in the Spotlight has to be the Enchanted Rose with Diamonds that Jason made last fall! Jason responded to a Craigslist post asking for a skilled artisan to make a beautiful display base for the Beauty and the Beast rose that was given to the poster’s significant other as a gift previously….


Crafty Beginnings

On a chilly evening in November 2016, while we were watching TV (somewhere in the Doctor Who episodes with Jon Pertwee as The Doctor), Jason taught me how to crochet. A lot of people are surprised when they hear that my boyfriend taught me to crochet, thinking that crochet is more of a female hobby,…