Category Archives: Make It

Día de los Muertos

This time of the year always reminds me of my mom, Michele Ley.  It was my mom who introduced me to the joys and realities of gardening.  I remember her oak barrels overflowing with the bright, rainbow colored Portulaca (moss … Continue reading

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Personalized Party Hats—MAKE IT

I take birthdays very seriously.  Birthdays are special.  No matter how people feign their indifference, everyone at every age wants to be fussed over on their birthday.  My niece recently turned 12 and one of the things I did for … Continue reading

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AUTUMN FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS—MAKE IT

Doesn’t autumn, with the chill in the air and the turning of leaves cause us all to stop and savor the garden?  When I walk my garden at this time of the year, I both lament the end of summer … Continue reading

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Bleach Stencil T-shirt: Make It!

I love a creative craft that doesn’t involve dressing up a toaster or roll of toilet paper.  Finding ideas can be a challenge, but years ago I discovered Craft: transforming traditional crafts.  At the time it was a quarterly print … Continue reading

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