ron’s d.i.y. projects for Maria

Wag ‘n Bietjie: As requested by Maria here are a few of my fairly recent restoration / repurposed projects of discarded items…. River Stone Garden Arch I purchased a discarded metal arch (single frame)  from one of the local coloured people and added a second metal frame constructed to hold river stones – no shortage […]

Making Hatpins. 🎨

Originally posted on Tokeloshe:
I made a few hatpins, which I want to use in my scrapbooks. “Hatpins reached a peak of popularity between the 1890’s and 1920’s, as music hall actresses like Lillian Russell and Lillian Langtry fueled the popularity of large elaborate hats without bonnet strings. Having originated in the 1850’s to secure…

Kyle’s chess set….

Posted by donnaturns The story behind Kyle’s chess set…. It all began about eight years ago with Harry Potter, so it was fitting that the chess set I made had a connection to that story…. When Kyle was I think, about eleven years old, he spent a week with me in New Hampshire during the […]

Mommy Goes Creative

Originally posted on The Homemaker:
Creativity is something that was never in my genes. But being a mother life has taught me a lot of things. Even though I have not tried much of crafty stuff in my school days but since my daughter got into school I had to start with it. As part…