Tuesday, December 6, 2011

The Baby in the Manger

I stumbled upon a nice site with free old-fashioned clip-art.
There are lots of Christmas-y ones--some I like better than others.
This is one of my favorite:


Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Squirrel out of a knit glove

So cute!  Great when you only have one glove left!  I think a little bunny would be nice.  or a fuzzy bear.
Photo collage source: http://motherbabyearth.com/blog/?p=959
Original Etsy tutorial: http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2008/recycled-glove-how-to-make-a-chipmunk-softie/

Monday, November 7, 2011

Paper plate cartons

Easy and handy when delivering goodies.
Source: http://sarahhearts.com/2011-06-28/paperbaskets/

Pine cone elves

This would be so fun to do with kids!
Source: http://www.marthastewart.com/how-to/pinecone-elves#slide_6

Cool furniture for organizing

Neat old post office cubbies or something>
Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pwrshopmom/5017396275/in/photostream/
About: http://kellylautenbach.typepad.com/thinking_out_loud_for_all/2010/09/sos-day-21.html

Using a wine rack for yarn storage --though not baby proof.
Source: http://myfarmhouse.tumblr.com/post/438875089/wine-rack-as-yarn-storage-love

Card file -it's just cool.
Source: someone's pintarest pin - Sorry, I didn't save the source!

Paper Peonies

Made out of coffee filters, which I've heard can be found at the dollar store.
Source/tutorial: http://brownpaperpackagesep.blogspot.com/2011/08/pretty-paper-peonies.html

Decoupaging with lace

Source/tutorial:  http://urbancomfort.typepad.com/urban_nest/2011/04/decoupaging-with-lace.html