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Vintage Teacup Bird Feeder with Bird Suet

The never-ending winter might be hard on us, but it is even harder on our feathered friends. Let’s spoil them with some home-made Bird Suet poured in an old flower covered teacup that screams “don’t worry it’s almost spring”! This is a super easy and fun craft to do with your child and teaches them the wonderful lessons of giving a helping hand to the other creatures we share this planet with.

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Snuggly Tube Scarf | Easy Sew Project

It has been a cooooooold winter. And the blowing snow can get into all your little nooks and crannies. This scarf/head cover is perfect for keeping your head, neck and chest snuggly warm.

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Tween Dream Pillows | Basic Sewing

You’d be surprised at the amount of homework and activities a tween girl can have. Between getting all “A”s in school and going to archery lessons (ahh Katniss – inspiration to tweens far and wide), Colleen’s daughter needs all the sleep she can get. And she’ll sleep well on these cool, richly-hued pillows. Colleen is an expert sew-er, but these pillow cases can be made by even the most beginner sew-er.

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Spice up your life | DIY Kitchen Spice Rack

We have a small kitchen at our house where every nook, cranny and drawer is carefully utilized. When I noticed that our spice drawer was starting to overflow into a second drawer, I started to consider our alternatives. I had seen the wall mounted spice racks before but they were built for 9 or 12 canisters and were too small for the area I had available. I wanted something that would fill the space and carry a decent amount of spices. So I decided to create a spice rack of my own. It turned out to be an easy, affordable way to add some spice (and colour) to my kitchen!

By: Janet Read more