“If you want to get things you can’t buy in a store, you have to do things never thought of before.” -- Dr. Seuss

Monday, March 25, 2013

Wire Strainer Cloche

I made the cloche from a kitchen strainer, added a knob and button to the top.
I have a birds nest in it for the photo, anything can be added to these even the frog!

Shreded some book pages and added some blue shreds in a granite pie pan!
Now for sale in my Etsy Shop!

Saturday, March 16, 2013


A fun thing to do with old things not used or not needed anymore is to find new uses for them.
Here are 2 of my newest finds and repurpose.
A pink french fry cutter!
used as a reciped card holder
a salt and pepper shaker holder
Do you have any other ideas?
 Another item is an arched clipboard, used possibly in a store for receipts, now can be used as
a jewelry holder or tie holder or maybe scarves!

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Heirloom Bears

These Teddy bears are made from coats that used to belong to a family member.
This is a way to cherish a family member and a memory using their coat and making a Teddy Bear, hence Heirloom Bear! 
I use as much of the coat as possible, bow is from the lining, and this first Bear is wearing a special necklace!
I named her Miss Pauline T. Bear
 This red coat had a great black faux fur collar, I made it fit and added a button from the coat. I added a red heart for the heart of the bear.

This is Miss Miriam T. Bear

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Some Things at Booth 65

Last weeks finds, old tattered quilt, childrens hankies, an amber etched bowl, feed scoop, childs ironing board, and a Firestone tire ashtray!
I took the tatered old quilt and made a Teddy Bear!
Sew Cute!

Another quilt, I found it is a small wall hanging or baby quilt.
I made two Heirloom Bears that will be posted soon!
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