The Happiness of Crafting

Fifteen some years ago, I purchased this side table for $5.00 because I loved the lines and the bronzed metal drawer pull. And that was that. Whatever grand idea I had never went anywhere, and the table collected dust in the basement.
Cowboy Table_Before www

Last spring, I was quite taken with a block of vintage cowboy fabric, but without an idea of what to do with it, until I remembered the battered $5.00 table in the basement. Hauled up the steps, a quick trip to the hardware store, and…

Table Redo supplies www

ta dah! 
Table Redo After www
A year later and I’m still excited over this table’s transformation. The last project to so affect me were these egg warmers, which I adored to the point of carrying them in my purse for ages, should the 

Egg Warmers www)
conversation turned to the quandary of keeping soft boiled eggs warm.

Oh, had the table fit into that purse.


Tie One On…an apron, of course!

Craft Hope and National Tie One On Day win-win Giveaway!

While National Tie One On Day puts the “give back into Thanksgiving,” Craft Hope is heartfelt-giving through crafting, and we have author Jade Sims to thank for translating her personal crusade into one that is now an inspirational global movement.

I am thrilled that National Tie One On Day is listed as a Craft Hope apron recipient (pg 25 !) and doubly thrilled to give away a copy of Craft Hope,

Craft Hope cover_ (Medium)

compliments of Lark Crafts. The winner of this copy of Craft Hope will be selected from those participating in National Tie One On Day 2010.

Click here to put some “give” back into Thanksgiving and enter the drawing for this book ( ***If you are already participating in NTOODay 2010, you’re already eligible to win this copy of Craft Hope***)

Deadline for this Craft Hope giveaway is next Thursday in the late p.m.; winner selected by Random Human on November 19th.


Tie One On…an apron, of course!