Good Saturday Morning to you all..
This day finds us with a bit more snow and some mild temps.. I don't think we are getting the storm that was forecast..
Thank you dear Lord..
The blue jays are putting up quite a racket and we have a flock of black colored birds with pointy beaks.. I wonder what they are..
They are cute.. No starlings... yet..
And the wind is blowing..smile..
I made a wee project yesterday that I thought I would share with you..
That is if Terry doesn't get up first.. grin..
I saw this idea over at Better Homes and Gardens..
These mags have wonderful craft ideas, sometimes..
Anyway... As you can see... This is a table runner.. I love anything made out of old book pages for some reason..
When we were into Habitat for Humanity who have the best books... I found an old children's book.. I thought it would be perfect as the pages were brownish and nice and soft..
And I also saved my Michael's coupon for 50% off and bought the new punch..
All you need for this project is in the pic below..
A wonderful old book that you can bear to tear apart (gently), a scrapbook punch and good tape.. Oh and a pair of scissors..
If your book is not old enough I was thinking that you could use brown stamp ink to soften the edges, eh?
You just tape the pages together all along the edge..
Do your runner as long as you like... I think just one would make a sweet lamp mat, too..
Then punch all along the edges...
They did not do the ends but I was fooling around with the punch and sort of have a so so one...
I do need to practice with this thing to find out how to get it perfect but that all comes in time..smile..
I was telling Terry that he will have to be careful when he lays his
junk stuff on the table that he doesn't ruin my runner.. grin..
He thinks I should buy one of those
horrid lovely plastic sheets to put on it.. NOT.. grin..
BUT... I was thinking that if you put clear mack tack on it and punched it all out at the same time.. ????
We shall see.. If the dollar store has clear mack tack...
The punch costs around 15 dollars but I will use it a lot for packaging soaps and stuff..
Brown paper bags, book page bags.... all kinds of stuff so I feel justified in buying it..
And of course we can use it for Keepers projects.. smile..
Would any of you girls like one of these?
I was thinking of doing a little giveaway with one..
What do you think?
So how are you all spending your Saturday?
Our youngest son was out yesterday and spent the day with his Dad and me..
They cut wood and of course, I cooked..
I love feeding that
child man.. grin..
We had pork chops, creamy mashed potatoes, carrots, winter salad, and lemon pie..
Then for supper with just Terry and I we had Rice Fritters with homemade garlic sauce..
I did not like them at all.. The dear man ate his and never complained..
Oh well, better luck next time..
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Looking forward to hearing from you all..