Giveaway Day 2010

So apparently Monday was Giveaway Day on Sew, Mama, Sew, one of my favorite stores and blogs. Giveaway Day is where blogs all over give something away to a random reader who comments on the blog, likes them on Facebook, or does anything else that the blogger requests. The blogs which are giving items away…

Wire-wrapping an LED

Something happened to the original version of this post so I’m reposting. Sorry if you’re seeing it twice. Previously I showed how to make an LED dog collar in which I used LEDs that I had wire wrapped. Here I will show the steps for making a wire wrapped LED that you could then use…

First Silhouette Project

For my first Silhouette project, I picked two of the designs that came with the machine. One was a pillow box and the other was this leaf shape. I dropped the leaf shape in the middle of the box and said cut! I cut a rectangle of green to put behind the leaf to highlight…

Food Friday: Blooming Tea

For a housewarming/birthday gift, my friend Lina gave me some blooming tea. I understood the basic idea of it, but only recently had a chance to try it. So much fun! Here’s how it looks (close up below). It starts out as a ball and you just drop it in the hot water and let…

Happy Hannukah: Day 5

During the party, I wanted a bigger more present menorah than my little one. So I stopped by Cost Plus World Market and picked up these little votive holders. At Costco I found a set of 30 LED candles for $15 (including a whole extra set of batteries). So I put the ones with fake…