Recycled Crafts

Easter Cross Made From Recycled Soda Cans

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Michele Made Me ... do it!

To be honest, I had pretty much given up on the idea of doing any more "recycled/reuse" crafting. And then I began following Michele, the brilliant mind behind the Michele Made Me Blog and the Tute 'n Pattern Shop. (I share more of her story here.)

How to Welcome an Estonian Päkapikk Into Your Home For Advent.

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Päkapikk! Delightful little elf like creatures that visit good little Estonian children every night during Advent! (See "mermaid's " comment below for the proununciation.)

Not much is known about Päkapikk! They started appearing in Estonia about 40 years ago and it seems they have been very secretive about where they come from or how they came to be!

Icelandic Style Advent Calendar with a Twist!

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After spending four long years in my "make someday file". my little Scandi-tree is sitting on my dining Table waiting for Advent!

Yarnia Inspired Angles: My Littlest Angel

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Almost named this angel "Trouble"! But all is forgiven now so that's not going to happen!

Instead, I have named her "My Littlest Angel" after the little angel in a much loved book (The Littlest Angel) remembered from my childhood. For a time the angel in the story just couldn't get the hang of things and kept inadvertently doing things that prevented him from getting his wings.

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