The Best Back Scratcher I’ve Ever Had!

The Best Back Scratcher I've Ever Had by Crafty Journal

By Noreen Doll. The best back scratcher I’ve ever had is a metal pasta spoon. I’ve mostly lived in a dry climate, and when we run the heater in the house during the winter my skin dries out even more. As a consequence, my back would often itch. It’s very difficult to reach your entire […]

Single Use Poinsettia Soaps

Single Use Poinsettia Soaps by Crafty Journal

By Noreen Doll. Single use poinsettia soaps make a nice hostess gift, or a gift for someone who frequently has guests. Each leaf has enough soap for a single use, and the disposable leaf¬† will provide a slight scrub. The soaped leaves can be attractively arranged in a Christmas dish to make a pretty decoration […]

Boy Scout Stamp Ornament

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By Noreen Doll. This Boy Scout stamp ornament, made with a U.S. postage stamp, is special because it commemorates a unique occasion – the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America. Because this is an ornament for young men, and because one of the objects of Scouting is to help them learn to live […]

Glass Blown Ornament

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By Noreen Doll. The opportunity to make my own glass blown ornament was one of my Christmas gifts this year. There were 6 of us who participated. For this experience we went to a glass academy called Sonoran Glass Art Academy in Tucson, Arizona, where our instructor walked us through the entire process. First we […]

Unusual Gift Ideas

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By Noreen Doll. This year consider giving some unusual gift ideas. Sometimes the best gifts don’t come wrapped in a box. Having the opportunity to experience something totally different than anything you’ve done before can be a really wonderful gift. Some ideas for great experiences could be a ski trip, the opportunity to go mountain […]

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