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  • Upcycled Slippers

    I’ve made these slippers before. You can see the tutorial here, and all my various slipper making posts here. This round of slippers is for my three bambinos. Winter is…

  • Ouch! I was stung!

    Oh, the bees. They are wonderful, aren’t they?  If you’ve poked around this blog at all, you’ll have noticed that I am a beekeeper. And I have been stung. This…

  • Re-Upholster a Chair

    I found this stool with stow-away steps discarded on the curbside.  It was black  and rusty metal with orange upholstery that carried a lovely bouquet of mildew.  I was drawn…

  • Simply White Poppy Seed Cake

    Ines Gertrude, my grandmother, was one of the kindest, most gentle people on the planet. She also knew how to make a kick a$$ cake. This past Mother’s Day weekend…

  • Make an Oil Lantern with an Orange

    We tried this project a few months ago with our homelearner’s group. It’ll be a great addition to your summer table, and it’s just cool.  Not to mention it gives…

  • Make A Handy Thread Display Board. Easy!

    My family is part of a home learning cooperative here in Montreal. We’ve recently opened a workshop, an extension to our regular meeting place. We’re equipped with woodworking tools, pottery…