I wrote earlier about visiting a coffee roaster. I went through Pinterest for burlap ideas, and saw a rug with fringe at Maiden Jane’s blog. After living without a rug under the kitchen sink for about a year, I thought a rug sounded great. I followed Maiden Jane’s instructions pretty loosely. Fringe sounded messy to me, so [...]
Burlap sack reincarnated During our field trip to the coffee roaster, I ended up going home with a burlap coffee sack. After seeing all the pallets of green coffee, I asked if the sacks get sent back to the grower or decaffeinator for reuse. The answer was that the bags are given to customers, and [...]
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I have given tours of things I’ve made by hand, here and here, but today I would like to give a tour of my house of stuff that someone else made with their own hands. I’ve written about my Three Little Squares. There are now two little squares, which is very sad indeed, and they are [...]
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I frequently break fingernails while out of the house. Most often, it happens at work. Handling boxes and their contents is hard on my nails. I started carrying an emery board in my purse for this reason. I chose a set of three cute short nail files from a store in the mall. Problem 1: [...]