Eraser Dudes

My brother came to visit over Thanksgiving. When I had to make a run out to JoAnn’s he asked me to bring him back something to do. So I brought him some Sculpey Amazing Eraser Clay. We made erasers together. The ones in the picture above are his. It was fun, although as erasers go,…

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…

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…

Happy Hannukah: Day 1

For each day of Hannukah I plan to have a different craft to show you. For this first day, I have a simple wreath. There’s actually one on each side of the door, but they’re identical. I chose this one because you can see the mezuzah which hubby and I got for our wedding. Its…

LED Dog Collar

I’ve been meaning to make something with LEDs for a while. I finally got around to doing it. I decided to make a dog collar. It was a good first project with LEDs because it’s fairly simple as they go, and it’s pretty cool because now I can see her in the backyard at night.…

Metal Casting

And here we have the finished product! (set nicely against my new curtain fabric–there will be a post on that later.) I think the hamsa (the one on the right) is my favorite. It came out most how I expected it to. This post describes the steps to make these.