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!

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

  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 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

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 […]