Friday, February 19, 2016


I'm crazy for magnets! Especially ones made from vintage jewelry. Here are some magnets that I recently made from jewelry and three larger magnets made from some garden decor I found at the thrift store. The best magnets to buy are the ones that say they are for ceramics, these seem to be stronger than the magnets that are called "flexible" magnets. Use a glue that dries clear, and strongly bonds metal, wood,...etc. The glue that I used is called Quick Grip, or you can use E6000 glue. These should be avialable at any craft or fabric store.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Slipcover for Antique Chair

I finally got around to sewing a slipcover for my antique chair. I am almost done with it, I still have to finish the bottom edge, I'm still thinking about what I want to do for it. I'm thinking of having a piped edge, or a box pleated finish, or a pleated ruffle. But , nonetheless, I now can enjoy sitting in this very comfortable chair.
I will add a "before" picture later.


Monday, February 16, 2015

Antique Chairs

 Purchased these on craigslist, even though the woodwork is lighter than the couch, I think it will still work together.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Beaded Ornaments

I purchased two small tabletop Christmas trees last week and needed some really small ornaments. I couldn't find any I liked, so I decided to make my own from decorative strings of beads. So here they are,