Embroidery Thread Bobbin from a Milk Jug

Crafty Journal - Embroidery Thread Bobbin from a Milk Jug

By Noreen Doll. I had a little bit of plastic left around the opening of the milk jug and I wanted to be able to use it, because I challenged myself to use as much of the jug as I could. I noticed the plastic was just the right size for embroidery thread bobbins. So […]

Wax Paper Is Ideal for Crafting

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By Noreen Doll. Wax paper can be found at the Dollar store or in the big box stores for a dollar or two. And it is extremely useful when you are crafting. I have always used Reynolds Cut-Rite wax paper because it seems to be a better quality than any other kind. Last fall I […]

Crafting With Clothespins

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By Noreen Doll. Crafting with clothespins is a necessity for me. They are one of the items I absolutely must have in my craft tool kit. They are so handy as a third hand when I don’t have quite enough hands to hold a project. In this photo the clothespins are holding two things together […]

Craft with Cereal Boxes

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by Noreen Doll. There are lots of clever ways to craft with cereal boxes. And one of the best things about using them is that they’re free! Use cracker and cereal boxes for patterns. In order to be sure you always have a supply  of cracker or cereal box cardboard, save all your boxes. To […]

Frugal Craft Tips

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© by Noreen Doll. By using these frugal craft tips, there are many creative ways you can help keep your costs down. Use What You Have. Look for ways to use what you already have: fabric or craft paper scraps, cereal boxes you can cover with pretty paper, bits of ribbon, or silk flowers for […]

Frugal Crafting

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© by Noreen Doll. Frugal crafting is a part of how I create.  i don’t like to throw away perfectly usable things, so I try to find ways to turn them into something useful. Cardboard is something I use a lot of, and I recycle cracker and cereal boxes as well as corrugated boxes. Cardboard […]

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