Wine Bucket

Wine Bucket

  During my recent travels, I came across what is to date my favorite ‘unique’ shopping place.  Boone County Uniques on state road 75 in a tiny town called Advance, Indiana.  It is packed full of great treasures just waiting to happen.  On my first trip, I purchased several items including this old sewing basket. […]

I Found My Marbles!

I Found My Marbles!

One day while perusing my favorite ‘ junque’ supply shop. I came across a bag of big blue shiny marbles – for 99 cents! Noting my excitement, HOUSEMATE asked “What did you find?” “This!” I replied, holding up my prize,  eyes now as shiny as the marbles. “What are you going to do with it?” He asked […]

Wine Glass Charms using Corks

Wine Glass Charms using Corks

  Every wine bottle has a cork, so what are we to do with all those cute little things lying around?  You could collect them in a cute little container, but where is the adventure in that? I decided to make wine glass charms with them.  I chose a light new type cork and an […]

Wine Bottle Lights

Wine Bottle Lights

    Wine is a very hot commodity right now, both drinking and for crafting.  New wineries are popping up almost weekly and with that – lots of bottles, corks and other grape themed items. Lights from wine bottles are one of my favorite things to make.  I’ve seen them in shops and on line […]

More Cork Crafts

More Cork Crafts

Still more corks lying around, begging to become something awesome.  My favorite saying, Live Well, Laugh Often, Love Much comes to mind.  Why not incorporate this into a display using three Champaign corks in my collection. For this project you will need:  Three similar corks, small magnets,  polymer clay,  acrylic paint and small paint brush, sparkly […]