gift giving

Embroidery on Weird Fabrics

Weird Fabric Wednesday – how to embroidery on straw placemats or hats. Did you know that you can embroider on difficult fabrics, such as a straw hat or placemats? It’s really quite easy. The trick is all in preparing the surface for embroidery. I purchased these beautiful placemats from the reject shop ($10 for a set of 4, with 4 matching coasters). I fell in love with the placemats for a summer/spring outlook, and had to try them on my…

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Sunday Spa Slippers

How gorgeous are these? I love putting a couple of little things together and turning them into a larger gift…

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Anniversary Gift

Today is my wonderful parents (Graham & Lyn) 47th wedding anniversary.  As a whole we don’t make a big deal…

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Fathers Day is coming

For those of us in Australia, Father’s Day is coming up next month.  Unfortunately I won’t make it up to…

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