quilling

Crafty quilling hack

I started quilling because of my friend Cathy. In making snowflakes, I begin with circles. It helps immensely in a six-way symmetry to have identically-sized circles. There are tools like this small ruler/template and this large board to help. Of course, I am the type of person who works late at…

crafting the holidays

I made this quick little ornament for an ornament exchange. I may sneak out on Monday afternoon to a friend’s — the gal who took this ornament wants to know how to quill for her daughter. So I could take some supplies and spread some crafty love.

I won again

I cut coupons. I also join manufacturer websites so I can get more coupons. Land O Lakes (who doesn’t want coupons for butter?) recently asked for Christmas memories and stories, so I submitted one of mine and won. This means that the email newsletter that all the Land O Lakes…

Jesse Tree

Ah, I found it here in my archives. The Jesse Tree is more appropriate at this time of year compared to when I first posted. Maria, this could an idea for you for “the godson’s” faith formation. Since my local craft store is out of white quilling paper, I made…