Category Archive: Crazy Crafts

Sidewalk Find: 1930s Wrestling Autograph Book

This is the most random thing I’ve ever found on the sidewalk. It’s book filled with autographs of wrestlers from the late 1920s to the mid-1930s. I wish I had better pictures, but… Continue reading

Do Over: Plato Watch

I keep trying to come up with a way to wear what I call granny watches — the ladies watch with the loopy lugs. The only watchband options seem to be a black… Continue reading

Scarf Magic: Liberty of London

I don’t like to brag, but I’m pretty awesome at finding Liberty of London scarves at thrift shops and the like. What draws me to them are the distinctive patterns. The scarf pictured… Continue reading

Do Over: Mod Money Necklace

I found this necklace at the VV. I’m guessing its a 1970s-era artisan (or artisan influenced) piece because of the hard ware and the fact that it had blue ceramic cabachons set in… Continue reading

All New Review: Rihanna Live!

My brother-in-law scored some tickets to last night’s Rihanna/Ke$ha concert at the Molson Ampitheatre. Here is my style review. We got to the show late, so we only caught the last two songs… Continue reading

Fine Threads

I found a new art this week. It’s a lovely embroidery of a bird and berries. I’m getting quite a collection of needle craft now (I have a lovely cross-stitch and two needlepoints.… Continue reading

Why Don’t You Make Cactus Planters Out Of Old Crockery?

I was at my Aunt Irma and Uncle Craig’s place for the first time in a long time. I always admired the sunny aesthetic of their place. And I like how Aunt Irma… Continue reading

Rattle and Hum

If I had a baby, I would turn it into a magical woodland creature with Holly Handmade’s wood print bibs and mushroom baby rattles. If I was a baby, I would like to… Continue reading

Weekend Update: Mystery Solved!

Remember these guys? They are called Twee Trees and I met their makers, AT.AW., at City of Craft. I told Eric of AT.AW. that we took a picture but that they were all… Continue reading

Who Is She?

My Louiseboulanger Elgin (pictured below) arrived yesterday! It is in much better shape than the ones I had before, though it’s still not working. It was part of a lot with many other… Continue reading

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