Sunday, December 9, 2012

Rustic Knitted Dishcloths & Scrubbie/Sponge Gift Set



Homespun Primitive Knitted Dishcloth rags & Scrubbie/Sponge Gift Set

Nice Gift Set with 4 Homemade knitted Dishcloth's or rags measures 10" by 10" and 1 large Scribbies/Sponge measures 6" by 4" in yellows and greens and other colors. Knitted Dishcloth's last for years and are great to ether use as cleaning rags or washing down walls or wash rags for the bath/shower but most of all for your dishes and pots and pans cleaning your stove counter tops, just throw them in the wash, mine are called homespun Primitive because they are not perfect more like country rustic or shabby chic looking. I can make any color of your choice on request just contact me, I will be listing more as I get them made. 

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Sunday, November 25, 2012

candy sleighs

candy sleighs

 First you glue a kitkat bar to two candy canes to create the base. We used hot glue and ran a strip of glue down each candy cane.

Next, attach 10 mini hershey bars on top, with just a drop of glue for each. You stack them in a pyramid, first 4, then 3, then 2, then 1.

 After all the glue is hard and secure, glue ribbon around your "packages" and a bow on the top. That's it! so cute and fun and your recipient can keep it as a decoration or take it apart and eat all the candy!

Make this rake & button tree.

Love the way this looks! just right for my rustic look!

Friday, March 9, 2012

14 Crafty Uses for Mesh Produce Bags

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14 Crafty Uses for Mesh Produce Bags





1. Wad them up in a ball, secure with an elastic, and use them as scrubbies to clean nonstick pans and other dishes.

2. Hang the bags from a mirror and throw hair bows in them for easy access.

3. Make potpourri sachets from them. First line each bag with colored tissue paper, fill them with a small amount of potpourri, and tie them shut with a decorative ribbon.

4. Carry sand toys to the beach inside of them.

5. Hold skeins of yarn inside the mesh bags, then pull from the center right through the mesh. No more tangles!

6. Make them into bath loofahs.

7. Sew them into the shape of a stocking, finish with binding fabric, and fill with pet treats. Mesh bags make pet stockings like they sell in stores.

8. Run them through your embossing machine to add texture to your cards.

9. Fold them in half, sew an X through them, and use them as dish rags.

10. Add velcro so the bags can be opened and closed, and use them as lingerie laundry bags.

11. You can crochet with them! Make crochet table settings and doilies from the mesh.

12. Sew a doormat made of mesh product bags. Cut them into long strips, pin 3 or 4 together at one end and braid. Then sew the ends to another strip and continue until you have a long braid several feet long. Lay flat and and start to curl in an oblong shape. Stitch this as you go so you end up with a mat.

13. Use them as a paint brush for splatter painting. Dip the wadded up mesh into your paint, then fling it at your canvas for a splattered look!

14. Stretch the mesh over an old frame, staple it in place, and hang earrings from it for a stylish earring organizer.



I can't wait to get started making some of these crafts with all the produce bags I've squirreled away! What other ideas can you come up with for repurposing mesh produce bags for crafting?

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Knitted Dishcloths & Scrubbie gift baskets set

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When I first heard about people knitting dishcloths, I thought it was a bit of a joke. However, I soon discovered that it is quite a tradition and a sensible one too!

Making your own dishcloth can be fun and it also saves you money. I have heard that knitted dishcloths last longer than shop bought cloths! Well I have started making my own and I will say I love them this first photo is my set that I knitted for my self, and I am using them every day! they wash dishes so much better then store bought dish clothes and wow cleaning and wiping up your stove counter tops is a breeze with knitted dishcloths. there's nothing better then hand knitted dishcloths not to mention they last for years take a look at my set I made.

For sale very nice gift basket handmade by me!

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http://www.blujay.com/item/Homespun-Primitive-Knitted-Dishcloth-rags-Scrubbie-Gift-Basket-16051000-3857709

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Here is the set started that I will be selling in my stores I will be making Knitted Dish Scrubbie to match the set, and also you can purchase them in gift baskets coming soon so throw out those old worn out dishcloths rags..


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and Scrubbies great for pots and pans just throw in the wash and use over and over again! same with the washcloths, my colors I have chosen will go with any decor from vintage to shabby sheik and will make the perfect gift.

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Sunday, September 26, 2010

"FALL CORN " Late Summer-Fall-Tha​nksgiving Rustic Wreath

"FALL CORN " Late Summer-Fall-Tha​nksgiving Rustic Wreath

Hand crafted by me a very nice wreath in time for fall, featuring autumn rustic fall colors including dried look red yellow fall leaves brown, autumn green and fall orange. has complimentary mixed color. Large natural raffia tie bow, pulls the whole theme together. At center, for extra flair, features a festive corn in yellow and gold also features a raffia tie. rustic natural grapevine base.


size is 15" by 15" I have 2 of these right now! order yours today.

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http://debkwek.ecrater.com/p/9258109/fall-corn-late-summer-thanksgiving
Also have!
"FALL PUMPKIN BLAZE" Late Summer-Fall-Tha​nksgiving Rustic Wreath

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Hand crafted wreath in time for fall, featuring autumn rustic faux fruit including dried look red yellow fall leaves brown, autumn green and fall orange. has complimentary mixed color. Large natural raffia tie bow, pulls the whole theme together. At center, for extra flair, features a festive pumpkin sparking in red and gold also features a raffia tie. rustic natural grapevine base.


size is 15" by 15" I have 2 of these right now! order yours today.

http://debkwek.ecrater.com/p/9258059/fall-pumpkin-blaze-late-summer

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

DAVES HOMEMADE CANNED HOT PEPPERS

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DAVES HOMEMADE CANNED HOT PEPPERS

Large Ball Jar 32 oz /jar of homemade canned hot peppers!
Comes in gift bag would make a very nice gift.

Green Chile long green pepper
Hungarian Hot Pepper
Cayenne Pepper
Jalapeno Peppers
Serrano Pepper
Red Pepper
Banana Pepper
Onions

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ALSO YOU WILL GET A FREE RECIPE! To make these yummy snacks top with Daves canned hot peppers

"Jalapeno Poppers" (this is just awesome gift to give)








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