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Jay’s Basement Workshop

Christmas has come and gone, so yet again Jay has another piece of equipment that must be added to his workshop. His work area always seems to be changing, too. For example, last February this is what it looked like: … Continue reading

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Crocheted Tree Garland

I think that I teased you a while ago about a crochet project I was working on, but I don’t think I ever shared it. I showed you a picture of this bag that I had made: I made this … Continue reading

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Jesus Nuts

About a year ago I was searching for something on the internet when I came across the Jesus Nut jewelry. This started my wheels spinning and I knew that I wanted to make my own version of this nut. Luckily … Continue reading

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Penny Goes to Work

After Penny showed up it didn’t take long for her to feel completely at home. She began to open up and really let her character show. Her favorite color is purple and she LOVES cats. The problem is that the … Continue reading

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A New Missal Cover for Karen

Years ago I had (poorly) made a missal cover for Karen: I used a cross stitched piece that I had stitched years ago and that I had placed on my fridge (isn’t that where you display your art?). Karen loved … Continue reading

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A Shelf for Piano Music

For the last few years I’ve had two pianos. One in the family room: And one in the front living room (my original piano): I have been piano-sitting the baby grand for my best friend while she made a temporary … Continue reading

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Christmas Bowling Alleys

In some earlier posts I had mentioned that we had some Christmas gifts under way in Jay’s workshop that I couldn’t yet share with you. The gifts have all been given, so now I can reveal them to you, too. … Continue reading

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