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Make Madness 2018 – Day 15 | Dog Paw Applique

If you’ve followed me for any length of time, you know that I really like to get the most use out of any material I use: fabric, yarn, paper, etc.  I really dislike waste and after any project, I’ll set … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 13 | T-Shirt Yarn

For several months now, I’ve made a serious effort to have a “Use it up, Wear it out, Make Do or Do Without” attitude. I’ve been doing a lot of decluttering and after spending hours sorting through piles of stuff, … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 7 | Kool Aid Dyed Polka Dot paper

Nothing makes me happier creating beautiful papers with color and shimmer.  If it sparkles and shimmers then I’m sold.  Back in December I discovered a Youtube video by Hermelinda Z. Aguilar where she demonstrated how to dye paper with Kool … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 6 | Knitted Dish Cloth

I have used knitted dish cloths for years for all the cleaning in our home.  I always have one in the sink for dishes and I use them when I’m cleaning the floors and wiping down counters, etc.  They’re incredibly … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 5 | Wool Dryer Balls

I have always loved making things from scratch: soap, laundry detergent, lotion, lip balm and now wool dryer balls.  I love how economical it is as well as the simplicity of the ingredients.  I also love the fact that I … Continue reading

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Day 29 – Homemade Dog Biscuits – {DIY From Scratch}

Before I get into today’s post, I thought I show some photos from the soap I made yesterday.  Cold Process soap needs to cure for 4-6 weeks, but it’s so worth the wait.         After the soap … Continue reading

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Day 27 – DIY Soap Mold – {DIY From Scratch}

Here’s an update from yesterday’s blog of the National Bleach Alternative.  After leaving the solution in my sink over night, I woke up to a sparkly clean sink (minus the porcelain chips from years of use).  I have to say … Continue reading

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