June 6, 2018

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three different size paper templates

Making Recycled Paper Craft TemplatesWe all have so much paper that gets recycled every week, why not use some of the sturdier advertising mailings and political flyers to make your own reusable craft templates. They may not last as long as plastic ones, but you can always make more. This is a page about making recycled paper craft templates.


Husky puppy getting a vaccine.

Can Immunizations Cause a Positive Parvo Test?According to the ASPCA "some immunologists believe the vaccine antigen should not generate a positive result at all while others believe the weak positive is a true positive. However, a positive test accompanied by clinical signs should be interpreted as positive regardless of vaccination." This page contains discussions regarding the question, "Can immunizations cause a positive parvo test?".



Glad and Pink (Gladiolus) - pink gladiolus flower

Glad and Pink (Gladiolus)I planted this "Pink Gladiolus" as a bulb. This is the 3rd year it has bloomed. I look for it every year. It makes me smile each year. I like to see it each morning and evening while I drink my coffee or tea.


Dressed Up Pen Holder for
Father's Day  - pens inside the can

Dressed Up Pen Holder for Father's DayI found a roll of DC-fix self-adhesive vinyl cover stacked in the back of a drawer. It had a blue and yellow tartan pattern, with small red dots. I thought of using this for a Father's Day gift. I decided to make a pen holder, using an old tin can. The tin can was dressed up to look as if it was wearing a formal shirt and tie.


Juicy Pork Tenderloin portion  on plate

Juicy Pork TenderloinSimple and an easy main dish to make.


Two Birds in a Floral Wreath Adult Coloring Page - beautifully finished coloring page

Two Birds in a Floral Wreath Adult Coloring PageHere is the ideal "free" coloring page for the warmer months! This page features two birds surrounded by a floral wreath. It is a great page to frame or even to use as the paper for a decoupage project ~ just think how lovely it will look at the bottom of a tray?


Euonymus As Foundation Planting - 1 year's growth

Euonymus As Foundation PlantingI did a previous post on using Euonymus fortunei Emerald Gaiety as a foundation planting. My last picture in the post left you looking at some tiny Euonymus plants I had rooted. It also showed a dead Bermuda lawn. (I killed it).


Baby Birds - babies in nest on propane tank

Baby BirdsWe have a propane gas tank and I needed to check and see how much gas we had left in the tank. When I lifted the lid, I found a nest of newly hatched baby birds. They are practically naked and haven't opened their eyes. They thought I was their mama. I'm hoping these four little ones grow up to be blue birds.



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Growing Allium?What do I do with allium bulbs when they are finished?


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Removing Mothball Smell for a Camper?I purchased a camper that had been stored for a couple years with mothballs in it. I can't get the mothball smell out of it. I have tried everything.


Identifying a Porcelain Doll - old style doll with porcelain head, arms, and legs and cloth body

Identifying a Porcelain Doll?It had the number 5 on it's body. I do know the material for the head is different from that of the limbs. It's approximately 24 inches tall.


Value of a Thomas Kincaid Painting - manor house

Value of a Thomas Kincaid Painting?I purchased a Thomas Kincaid painting in the late 90s from a small Kincaid exclusive shop in Manistee, MI. It is "Beyond Autumn Gate, Morning at Manor". It is now time for me to sell my painting and I can't find the original paperwork. Any help you could give regarding its value would be greatly appreciated.


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Discontinued Anaglypta Wallpaper?I am looking for a discontinued wallpaper, a thick Anaglypta called cracked ice as a flood has damaged one wall in the lounge and all of the kitchen has had to be replaced and repaired. It's for a 90 year old great aunt desperate to find 3 rolls. Where can I get some of this paper?


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13th Birthday Party Sleepover Ideas?I'm having my 13 birthday this weekend and me and my mom decided to make it a sleepover. With not a lot of money or space including no backyard and only 2 bedrooms in my place that is off limits there isn't much to do. There's still a pretty big living room. I'm not sure what there is I could do so that everyone had fun.


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Finding Fabric Donations?I am looking for a donation of white muslin fabric for a summer youth program, community wide, movie in the park event. In total I will be enough to make a screen that will host 200 people. Any thoughts where I can find a donation?


Discontinued Village Wallpaper

Discontinued Village Wallpaper?I had to chop out a small section of wallpaper on my hallway and I'd really like to reinstate some matching wallpaper rather than have to strip everything off and repaint. I am not sure of the manufacturer or model code.


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Using Old Inkjet Printer Ink for Crafts?Can you make craft inks from old inkjet printer ink cartridges? You can take apart old felt tip pens and put the ink bit in rubbing alcohol to make your own alcohol inks. Can you do the same with printer ink, or does it need a different solvent?


Information and Value of Mersman 24-5 Side Tables - table with inlaid top

Information and Value of Mersman 24-5 Side Tables?I am trying to find a date, value, and info on this table. I have two and they are in fair condition.


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