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Wednesday Links: 21 DIY egg carton crafts

Egg cartons. They aren’t just for eggs. Some quick searching on the interwebs shows just how clever you folks are with egg cartons. We’re not just talking kids’ crafts, either, but some DIY projects for the grown-ups, too. Below are links to 20 of my favorite egg carton crafts for my Wednesday Links series. Because […]



Wednesday Links: 20 macrame projects

If you said “macrame” to me (though I’m sure if we met, we’d have a lot of interesting things to discuss before getting to macrame), I think of that plant hanger in my aunt’s condo back in the ’70s. The one in shades of brown and orange. Well, if pinterest and google know anything (and […]



Wednesday Links: 30 DIY dollhouse furniture links PLUS how to make a pom pom armchair

About 30 years ago, my grandparents gave my sister and me a dollhouse for Christmas. This dollhouse was big, had 6 rooms, and was made of unfinished plywood. On a recent┬átrip home to New Jersey, I took on the task of cleaning out my old bedroom. I hadn’t looked at the dollhouse in 20 years, […]



20 easy knitting projects beyond blankets and scarves

So I actually really do like to knit. Only, I’m terrible at it. I can only do squares (and rectangles, I can do those). I’ve been knitting rainbow scarves (only, that whole switching colors thing has left some evidence) and I even knitted a hat. But I don’t know how to knit circles and googling […]



Wednesday Links: fun food and craft finds and Zoo Lights

It’s that time of year where we hike up the hill at the┬áNational zoo in the dark with whining children complaining about cold toes: Zoo lights! And it’s much more fabulous than I just described it. Your first thought at entering the zoo and witnessing the colorful lights line the main walk way is, “This […]