3 Helpful Tools You Need To Create Your Own Macrame Chair with Custom Cafe Logo March 21, 2015 CCC Share on facebook Share on pinterest Share on twitter Share on email Share on print Custom Cafe Design On the corner of El Cajon and College Ave, just a few miles from San Diego State University, there is a local cafe that loves to share with their community. It is a quaint coffee shop, which specializes in Coffee and Tea. Acai and eats. Good vibes. They encourage all who pass by to “Journey Onward!” Danielle at Ultreya Coffee and Tea set
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Macramé: How to Restore A Chair & Bench March 21, 2015 CCC Share on facebook Share on pinterest Share on twitter Share on email Share on print vintage pattern book circa 1990 One way to brighten up your living space is to use macrame cordage to transform old lawn chairs, benches, and patio swings into beautiful upcycled furniture. I have used this book, Seating Patterns for Macrame Chairs on several occasions. Included in this post are: Materials list for one chair An instructional YouTube video and link provided by DIY Projects. A FREE, 5 page PDF download that includes a list
Blog Post Template This carved wood bear has been in our family for many years and needed a refresh; add a little stain, baby oil, paint, imagination then finish with a good sealer and you’ve got a fun welcome bear and fish to greet your guest at the front door. When I asked my granddaughter, Eva, what she would name bear and fish, her response was priceless. “I would name them Good Bear and Good Fish!” and therein you have it, folks! This post includes a supply list and links to my inspiration Pinterest board, as well as, a video
The Clever Painted Pumpkin October 12, 2017 Blog|Crafts|Fall|Halloween|Painting https://youtu.be/bLZNsgWaZVM The Clever Painted Pumpkin inspired by my crafty friend, Lori Lehman Photography who challenges me to be my creative best! Following the craze of Zen and Doodle Art, I browsed through Pinterest, then grabbed a small white faux pumpkin, a black Sharpie and began doodling. I could have surely stopped when the doodles were done and called it good with a black and white pumpkin. However, Lori and I both agreed that it would be even more amazing and “clever” with color. Zen Art Pumpkin My Pinterest inspired Zen Art Pumpkin started with
Small Bathroom Makeovers and the Secret Ingredients July 6, 2017 Blog|Crafts|Crochet|Gifts|Our House|Painting|Present Small spaces? No problem, think vertical! Small Bathroom Makeovers and the Secret Ingredients. Cramped courters? No problem, think vertical. There is only one bathroom in the house that Max built, and for some reason, throughout the years it became smaller, not larger. Let’s be clear; this is not a powder room. It is what it is, a tiny bathroom that needs to pack all the functionality of a regularly sized lavatory in an “itty bitty” space. The key to getting the most out of your small bathroom is
5 Batty (But True) Things About Pumpkins and Lace. October 26, 2016 Blog|Crafts|Fall|Gifts|Halloween|Holidays|Painting|Thanksgiving Here are my 5 Batty (But True) Things About Pumpkins and Lace. Pumpkins are orange because they contain a pigment called “Carotenoids.” Pumpkin provides a wealth of carotenoid pigments, including alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, and lutein. Some research suggests that carotenoid-rich foods help protect eye health. Pumpkin also offers healthy amounts of fiber, potassium, riboflavin, vitamin C, and iron. Also, pumpkin is an excellent low-fat source of vitamin E. Not all pumpkins are orange. Did you know the king of jack-o-lanterns comes in many colors besides orange? Pumpkin varieties
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