Category Archives: Crafty

Favorite Things Friday (Wednesday Edition): Cheerful Cars

I have always loved a cheerful car. There are a couple in Ann Arbor with plastic dinosaurs and toys all over them. There are also some spectacular custom paint jobs. When we lived in Milan, there was an awesome, junky ice … Continue reading

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Favorite Things Friday: Buttons!

I don’t know where the picture is, at the moment, but there is at least one photo documenting one of my favorite childhood pleasures: playing with buttons from our button jar. We sorted, counted, traded, grouped, admired, and made art … Continue reading

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Vintage Advice: Pack-o-Fun

Pack-o-Fun “The Only Scrap-Craft Magazine” May 1971 Publisher John M. Klapper, Park Ridge, Illinois I came across this magazine in my scrap drawer, which holds old calendar pages, magazines, photos, and other paper ephemera I cut up and use in … Continue reading

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Favorite Things Friday: The Crafty Nook

I like to make things…birds, collages, art, toys, assemblages…those subjects will each get their own feature at some point or another. One of my favorite places in my house is the crafty nook where I keep my art supplies and … Continue reading

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