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Blocks, Part Two!

I said I’d polish the blocks, and polish them, I did! I used a beeswax wood polish (also from my sister’s blog), which I already had mixed up, from when I made a katana, yea these many moons ago.   The basic method of this is pretty straightforward: Get some of the beeswax-and-oil goop from […]

Baby-Safe Colored Blocks

So, I don’t know if it’s shown much yet, but I have a profound love of woodworking. Something about the smell of sawdust, the feel of well-sanded wood, the look of the grain– it all has a special place in my heart. So, when I think of what toys I want my daughter to play […]


¬†For Halloween, I went to a really fun costume party as a Samurai. I made a kimono and hakama, but as I was trying on the costume, I thought: “it’s just not going to look like a samurai without a katana.” What to do next? Make a wooden katana, of course! I found a piece […]

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    I'm Bonnie, a newlywed stretching our finances through crafting. This is a blog about my crafts, cooking, and works of art, like sculpting, collage, or painting. I crochet, do macrame, bake/ cook food (though I prefer desserts!) and make candy, as well as sew, weave, and anything else I can get my hands on.
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