A bracelet worthy of a beautiful fall day

It's been a lovely Thanksgiving Day here, and to celebrate, here's a little tribute to a beautiful bracelet design by Shanna Steele of Auntie's Beads in Southlake. It uses Czech pressed-glass beads shaped like leaves, with rich colors and coppery highlights. Following her great instructions, which include a video on the weaving technique, I made... Continue Reading →

Python on Netflix, thoughts on Python

Below are some ramblings wherein I wonder: Did being smart just simply never go out of fashion in Britain?¬† But first: There's even more Python than I mentioned before that you can "Watch Instantly" on your computer via Netflix: Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969) - Choose from a¬†veritable buffet, skit by skit. And Now For... Continue Reading →

Make beadboard in dollhouse scale

I picked up a cute little hutch for a dollar at a craft store, and kept picturing it done up with milk paint and beadboard. But wooden dollhouse-scale beadboard or siding -- adorable though it is -- comes in big expensive sheets (plastic is cheaper), and is thick enough that it would really reduce the... Continue Reading →

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