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How to Make the World’s Brightest Easter Eggs

How to Make the World’s Brightest Easter Eggs

My Name is Deanna. And my mother is a retired cake decorator and this is how you make the prettiest Easter eggs in all the land. I’ve never had an Easter egg that was pastel. I’ve never had an Easter egg from a kit and I’ve […]

How to Make Silk Dyed Easter Eggs with Video

How to Make Silk Dyed Easter Eggs with Video

It’s time to get spiffy for Easter with silk dyed Easter eggs! Here are some important tips for making our silk dyed Easter eggs: You gotta use 100% silk. Thrift stores are a fantastic place to find old silk ties, scarves, shirts, etc. because, well, […]

How to Make Your Own Ged Bedder Badket

How to Make Your Own Ged Bedder Badket

Years ago I shared this photo of my Ged Bedder Badket with my Facebook friends. This is my “ged bedder badket”. It hadbs eberythin’ I neeb to feel bedder when I hadb a code in my node. Since then, I have seen many friends post […]

How to Make Wool Lambs

How to Make Wool Lambs

Please forgive my fascination with wooly balls. No, don’t. They’re so much fun and the cuteness. I mean, can you even? I can’t either. I shall name him Shnookiewookiewoolsiewoosie. What you will need: 1 pound ivory roving wool 1/2 pound black roving wool Old (or […]

How to Make Wool Ball Garland

How to Make Wool Ball Garland

Sometimes a girl just has to break out of the traditional and make somethin’ a little funky. A little hippie. A little ballsy. What you will need: Roving wool in colors of your choice. Oh, the colors out there. So loverly! Old (or new) nylons Scissors […]

Dawn’s Candy and Cake in Lynnwood, Washington

Dawn’s Candy and Cake in Lynnwood, Washington

Every once and awhile you happen upon something you never needed to know but are oh so glad you found out. I am still grieving the closure of Paper Zone. I’ll never forget when I discovered this crazy, amazing paper supply store. I would never […]

How to Make Vanilla Extract Recipe

How to Make Vanilla Extract Recipe

At my B&B, I went through a lot of vanilla. I now make our own and you can too. Here are some very simple instructions that anyone can follow to make their own delicious vanilla extract for a small cost. Every once and awhile someone asks […]

A Spring Decoration: Robin Easter Eggs

A Spring Decoration: Robin Easter Eggs

These eggs make for the oh so prettiest display. They are simply boiled eggs made extra beautiful but could be made to last longer if you hollowed out the egg instead of boiling it. To hollow, poke uncooked egg with a pin at the top […]

How to Make Homemade Easter Grass

How to Make Homemade Easter Grass

If you are a scrapbooker like me who doesn’t like to waste your paper, you probably have scraps like this around. Although pretty, these papers eventually go out of style if you let them sit around too long. Don’t ask how I know this. I […]

5 Special Touches for Your Holiday Table

5 Special Touches for Your Holiday Table

Whenever you have gone to a very fancy party, restaurant or event, you have noticed it is the little things done with love that make all the difference. Creativity without love = showing off & guests who leave with a void in their hearts Creativity […]