My second attempt at doing anything with my Silhouette was etching some glass. I really wanted monogramed glasses and now I can have them saying anything I want. I’ve got a tutorial in the works so you can see how I did it that I’ll post later this week. Update: I posted the tutorial.Details
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…Details
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…Details
Do you know what this is? It is my husband reaffirming what I already knew: that he is the best husband ever. But seriously, it’s the Silhouette SD Craft Cutter. I posted before when I was entering a contest to try to win one of these. I entered a lot of contests. But I did…Details
What is Hannukah without Hannukah cookies? Tried out a new recipe for the cookie and the frosting. Both came out exquisite. I will be posting them at some point.
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…Details
I couldn’t let Minnie be the only fashionable one at the party, so I had a matching apron. Don’t they look nice together?
Of course for this edition of Food Friday I was going to do latkes. What else on Hannukah? I used the recipe from my Jewish cookbook. This is the cookbook my mom has as well. It’s out of print now but she saw a copy at a garage sale and snatched it up for me.…Details