Monthly Archives: January 2012

Surprise, Surprise, Surprise!!! Some All the Way from Japan

Life is full of surprises!!! This post is about some surprises.  First Surprise: I went to get the hinges and a knob for the new rolling storage bench I made last night and posted about. The hinge was easy., but … Continue reading

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I Had Nothing To Do So I Made A Footstool Tonight.

Oprah Magazine, October 2011 issue, had the neatest thing. They showed how to make a rolling storage bench out of an old wooden crate. I tore out the page a couple of months back and found it today on my desk … Continue reading

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January Beaders Meeting – The First for 2012

The January Beaders meeting was held at my house.  It was so good to see everyone. Pat, Bibi, Mary Lou, Kelley,  Carol Ann and I were resent. Susan and Jean didn’t come, because Susan had eye surgery, Brenda and Sherry emailed that … Continue reading

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Flea Market Finds, January 22, Part 2

I  just laughed out loud when I went to my last post and saw all the typing mistakes.  I read and reread and do spell check and it looks like I’m a simpleton. HA! Of course my “I,” “P,” and “M,” on … Continue reading

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Flea Market Finds, Saturday, January 21 and the Why’s

I forgot to post my two flea market finds last week. Liz and  went to Conway a couple of weeks back and she found a big silver spool with a crystal handle. When she checked out  noticed that  she didn’t have it. … Continue reading

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Collecting Wooden Spools and Spool Art, Part 2

Collecting spools and using them as a basis for crafts is two separate things. If you use spools in your craftwork you just stick’em in a box in the art room hidden. If you collect spools I feel you have to … Continue reading

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Collecting Wooden Spools and Making Spool Art, Part 1

I have collected wooden spools for probably 35 years. The wooden throw away from  sewing thread has become a thing of the past. In college I made a shadow box out of barn wood and glued wooden spools in it. Later, when … Continue reading

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