(big)B(little)b are for Books

Fundraiser update for 2020 from some pint-sized philanthropists – supporting local community nonprofits.

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Coloring Gems! Reuse and renew broken Crayons

Easy, albeit not fast, way to turn broken, languishing crayons into a new art supply for coloring creatives of any age. You don’t have any broken crayons? Sure you do, look in the bottom of that crayon box or help clean out a church basement, or a classroom or ask neighbors in your Buy Nothing […]

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Fabric Scrap Tree Ornaments

Scraps from (almost) All the Masks I have Sewn as fabric tree decorations

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Marbled Notes: Paper with Shaving Cream

DIY Tutorial for marbled paper using shaving cream and food coloring.

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Black Garlic – Sweet, savory and Simple to make

First: black garlic Is. Not. Fermented. It is caramelized or, I suppose, ‘aged’, where the Maillard process (think sear on meat) breaks down the sugar in garlic. The result of heat applied over time: savory, molasses-y garlic cloves, that are dark brown to black in color. Black garlic still retains the garlic flavor but it […]

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Holly Berry Garland to Deck your Space

Enjoy making this festive garland! The holly berry silhouettes are only a little bit fussy to cut and you will need a sewing machine to complete this project but the finished product can be used in many different ways from garland, mantle decoration, bunting, table runner or gift wrapping. I will put some ideas for […]

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Felt Tree Garland to ‘Spruce’ things up

I love a simple isosceles tree silhouette. It is not fussy to cut, feels fresh from fall through winter season and can be used in many different ways from garland, mantle decoration, bunting, table runner or gift wrapping. You also have the opportunity to use the word isosceles, which you probably never thought would happen […]

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Knitted Wall Hanging Project

My Grandma Mac taught me to knit almost two decades ago (umm, wow, hadn’t done that math till now) and my technique is more English or throwing but with more useless motion and a funky hold on the needles but it works and thus no learn-how-to-knit tutorials from me. My chosen knitting projects fall in […]

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