Harvest Crafts

Indian Corn and Colorful Dyed Pumpkin Seed Necklaces

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This is not how this post was supposed to go!

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THIS was what I had planned. A two picture, very quick post about letting your kids make necklaces, hat bands, or bracelets out of Indian Corn and squash or pumpkin seeds!

Yes! You CAN Eat Indian Corn! And it is Yummy!

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You see why I have ears and ears of Indian Corn laying around! I consider it eye candy! That blue one on the left is my absolute favorite.

But eat it? Not only is it too pretty to eat but it is hard as a rock!

However.......... in the interest of finding out, I decided to sacrifice three of the least attractive ears in my collection

How to Make Matryoshka - Russian Nesting Dolls - with Gourds

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Happy 90 Days until Christmas! "90 Days Until Christmas" is a big holiday at my house because it is the official kick-off to the "getting ready for the winter holidays"!

I am celebrating by putting up my 90 day count down to Christmas calendar and putting the final coat of spray on my Matryoshka ornament...

Indian Corn Accident Becomes a Lovely Ball of Yarn!

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I am pretty excited about this ball of yarn - because I dyed it myself - using, believe it or not, deep purple Indian Corn husks! And no dangerous mordants!

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Indian Corn Series Part 1 - Making an Indian Corn Wreath

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I am crazy about Indian Corn!

Every year, in the fall, I end up buying more - even though I have bunches and bunches of it already at home. I just can't resist the stuff!

So - this year I decided to actually DO something with all those bags of Indian Corn my sweetie has so patiently hung from the garage rafters year after year. He never complains, but I know he is convinced I am nuts!

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