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Scottish Kilt Placemats

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diy / In Our Home / In the Craftroom
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I‘m planning a Burn’s Night’s supper. It happens on January 25th and is a night of literature, revelry and haggis. I thought it might be fun to have place settings that match the theme. Plaid and kilts seem very Scottish to me. these are time consuming, but easy for anyone with basic sewing skills. if you have any questions about the tutorial or method, please leave me a comment and i will get back to […]

Homemade Fire Starters

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I love the chill of winter. The scent of snow and chimney smoke make me swoon. No matter my hurry, a crackling fire shifts me to pause if only briefly. I repurpose simple household items to make these useful goodies. Fire Starters paper egg cartons dryer lint cotton kitchen twine bees wax or leftover candle bits Place the wax/candles in an old can or jar with a wide mouth and place in a saucepan with […]

Snow Globe Cupcakes

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cakes / desserts & sweets / In the Craftroom / In the Kitchen
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Ilove snow globes. When i see grand collections, a tinge of envy bubbles up; like plastic snowflakes in a whirl. It then turns to a settling calm, because, the last thing i need is another collection. Unless of course we are talking edible. Like these little darlings. This is an incredibly simple project perfect for your holiday table. Snow Globe Cupcakes 1 recipe of your favorite cupcake baked and cooled my favorite 1 recipe of […]