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Mostly crafty finds

Posted on: January 20, 2009

  • A free pattern for a lovely snowflake from Michael's.
    (tags: crafts freebie)
  • If you're strange like me, maybe you've wondered who came up with the traditional heart pattern. It looks nothing like the real human heart. So, why not send out anatomically correct heart cards for this Valentine's Day. There is a template here and you can personalize your cards to your anatomically heart's content.
    (tags: crafts freebie)
  • There are several pattern here for anyone interested in knitting a Dr. Who scarf. I'll admit that I've never been a big fan of the show, but the scarf…oh yeah!
  • I love these Dollar Store crafts, partly because they're cheap, but mostly because there are some creative people out there making stuff out of what you can find. Although I've seen ideas for making a clock out of a CD before, this is the funkiest one I've run across. So I had to share. And I might have to make one of these up for myself. I wouldn't even have to go to the dollar store since I've got one of those AOL CD's around somewhere, plenty of scrapbook paper, and other stuff. Only thing I need is the clock kit.
    (tags: crafts)
  • This is a cute pattern from KnitPicks. I've found their patterns to be good and easy to follow. I might have to try this one soon since it appears that winter has dug in for awhile. And I love snowmen, so it will be a pleasant and fun thing to knit.
  • I never knew there were so many different types of flavored salts until I really started cooking. Here are five salts with suggestions on what types of food to use them with. Now, where I can find these?
    (tags: food)

4 Responses to "Mostly crafty finds"

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Thanks for mentioning the clock! You can get a clock at the thrift store and use the inner workings for your clock, too.

Ha ha, that sounded kind of incoherent.

Thanks Heather! That’s a great idea and probably much cheaper. I might have to hit the local Goodwill shop this weekend to see if they have any old clocks. I really like this project and think it would also be a great idea for more personalized gifts. And I love the Dollar Store crafts blog in general.

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January 2009


Mar. 10 - Photography Class

Mar. 11 - Quad Cities SnB

Mar. 12 - Lincoln Reenactor performance at BHE

Mar. 13 - Annual budget due

Mar. 14 - SnB trip to Galena

Mar. 16-21 - Spring Break

Mar. 16-18 - On the Front Lines library conference in Springfield

Mar. 19-22 - In Kansas

Mar. 23 - Orientation in Quad Cities

Mar. 24 - Photography Class

Mar. 26 - Spring Break for Academic Librarians workshop in Peoria

Mar. 27 - Supervisor Development in Quad Cities

Apr. 2 - Using Social Technologies in Library Instruction workshop

Apr. 6 - Weight Watchers

Apr. 6 - My birthday

Apr. 7 - Photography Class

Apr. 9-12 - In Kansas

Apr. 10 - College Closed

Apr. 12 - Easter

Apr. 13-19 - National Library Week

Apr. 13 - Weight Watchers

Apr. 14 - Photography Class

Apr. 16 - Evening Instruction Session

Apr. 17 - Information Literacy Summit

Apr. 18 - A Day of Books and Quilts at Toulon Public Library

Apr. 20 - Weight Watchers

Apr. 21 - Photography Class

Apr. 22 - Renegade Reference meeting in Bloomington

Apr. 23 - Illinois Library Day

Apr. 24 - Quarterly Supervisors Meeting

Apr. 27 - Weight Watchers

Apr. 28 - Photography Class

Apr. 29 - Supervisor Training in Quad Cities

May 5 - Photography Class

May 12 - National Library Legislative Day

May 25 - Memorial Day - College Closed

June 4 - RSA Users' Group meeting in Peoria

June 6 - SIL's birthday June 6 - Brother and SIL Anniversary

June 8 - Nancy Pearl at Bradley University

June 13 - WWKIP train trip to St. Louis

July 3 - Holiday - College Closed

July 4 - Independence Day

July 10 - Mom's Birthday

July 10-15 - ALA Annual Conference in Chicago

July 17-19 - Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair in Crystal Lake, IL

July 31 - 10th Anniversary

Sept. 7 - Labor Day, College closed

Oct. 6-9 - Illinois Library Association Annual Conference in Peoria

Nov. 23 - Brother's birthday

Nov. 26 - Thanksgiving Day, College closed

Nov. 27 - College Closed

Dec. 7 - MIL's birthday

Dec. 18 - DH's birthday

Dec. 25 - Christmas Day

Dec. 26 - Dad's birthday

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