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Trick: Magnetic Attachements

I have something that I want to attach to the back of the poppet doll that I am making. I decided that using a magnet is a good way to make the object “stick”, yet make it easily removable. I have some small, super strong, neodymium magnets, and I decided to use one inside the

 
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Tips: Hand Coloring Eyes

I am making progress on my doll! All of the first sewing is completed, and the parts are cut out. I will be working on it some more today. I like to use 15mm clear plastic “animal eyes” for these dolls. They are the kind with the plastic washer that pushes onto the post on

 
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What’s For Breakfast: Porridge Cooked in a Thermos

I’m not really a morning person. I’m SO not a morning person, my kids will tell you that breakfast, when they were young, was a big challenge! I usually skipped it for myself, or ate something that wasn’t a good idea. We’ve all been there: Fly out of bed, get ready for work, send the

 
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Cool Tool: Freezer Paper

I think freezer paper is one of my all-time favorite crafting tools! I buy it in the largest rolls I can find and I use it for all sorts of things. It is a reasonably heavy white paper that has a plastic coating on one side. What makes it so cool is that you can

 
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Cheap Trick Oven Cleaner

There are some cleaning jobs that are just nasty… such as cleaning that greasy broiler pan, the bottom of the oven after Thanksgiving dinner or the BBQ grill after a football party. The cleaners that are normally used aren’t healthy for us, either. However, there is an easy way to clean these up that doesn’t

 
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