Monthly Archives: September 2016

Same shopping trip, different project

You may have noticed in the picture of things from  Deseret Industries were some drapery hold backs. When I began line drying my clothes I learned an important lesson. The sun will bleach the clothes. This will work to your advantage … Continue reading

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I’ve been wanting to put up  a bird house on my property. I came across this craft box at Deseret Industries $2.00. Its the kind of box you might find at a craft store intended to be painted or embellished … Continue reading

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Unlikely Source

While digging through the 25 cent box at Helping Hands, I found a sage green sheet with a white leaf print. I thought it would make a lovely summer dress. The problem: So I dug a little deeper and found … Continue reading

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Thrift Report

I had a difficult time deciding what posts to delete. I think enough space is freed up to allow me to post for a while before having to sort through the archives again. Any how I have a bit of … Continue reading

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