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Simple Life Hack

Child’s Hair Clip Tames Headset Cord Almost everything can be repurposed in some way, shape, or form. In many instances, though, one has to transform the object. Old jeans get cut up into fabric for crafts; tee shirts become rags, or even cat tents! But I love it when I can find a new use… Continue reading →

Create Bejeweled Doll Clothes

Doll Couture from Fabric Remnants and Old Jewelry I started my lifelong stint as a seamstress at the age of nine making doll clothes from fabric scraps—using my grandmother’s treadle Singer machine. I graduated to making real clothes by age 11, but I’ve always held a fondness for designing and creating doll clothes. I continue… Continue reading →

The Flowers of Spring

What’s Blooming in My Garden on the First Day of Spring Celebrate the Vernal Equinox with flowers. Seattle’s climate allows for an early Spring. Warm winters can mean blossoms on the forsythia as early as Valentine’s Day. This year they didn’t bloom until early March, but I’ll take it! The daffodils and hyacinths have been… Continue reading →

  • Words by TheGreenQueen
  • March 20, 2014
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