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From the Fairy Closet

Posted on November 16, 2015 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)


I started making fairy clotheslines when I put in my fairy garden.  Mine was more like a gnome homestead complete with a pickup truck, windmill and cow.  I decided they needed a clothesline. 

   My original clothesline had blue jeans, a signature "hanky" apron and a pa...

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Hankie Panties!

Posted on October 15, 2015 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Greenbriar Creations hankie panties have been featured in the magazine - Mary Janes Farm! 

I was very happy to be included among all these darling handkerchief creations.  Aren't they fun?  And, they are all Etsy sellers!

Crescent City Garden Tour

Posted on June 26, 2015 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (0)

One of my fairy garden clotheslines will be featured in the Crescent City, CA Garden Tour!  Isn't this adorable!  Thanks for sharing the photo, Donna. 

Sue Refinishes a Hoosier Cabinet

Posted on February 4, 2015 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (1)

   I've been meaning to post the saga of my Hoosier Cabinet refinishing project for some time and hadn't gotten around to it (mainly because of the darn cancer thing). 

   Hoosier cabinets have been something I've admired for years, but I've never had a place for one in any house that I've had.  I believe you would have to build your kitchen to specifically include one of these cabinets.  Most are at least four fee...

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Low Carb Taco Soup

Posted on January 15, 2015 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (1)

   We've been eating low-carb for the last couple of months (well he has, I'm only doing it part of the time).  So far, he's lost a little over twenty pounds.

   I've been meaning to share some of my favorite recipes with you.  This is a great soup and easy to fix. 

Low Carb Taco Soup...

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LOOK! I'm Here! The Magic of Miniature Crafts, Homespun Magazine, September 2014

Posted on September 5, 2014 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (2)

   I was so excited when Emma Bradstock of Homespun magazine in Australia contacted me last spring about one of my fairy garden miniature clotheslines.  She said they were preparing a feature in an upcoming issue that would involve all miniature creations.  Would I like to submit a photo of my nightgown clothesline?  Of course, I said "Sure!"...

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Yarn Bombing a Foot Stool

Posted on March 26, 2014 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (2)

   I never know what to knit this time of year.  After all, hand-knits aren't too popular during the summer months.  I wouldn't want a scarf wrapped around my neck when it's ninety degrees outside.  It's also a little early to be working on items for next winter (not that this one is over with yet!).

   I have an ugly, vinyl, $1 at an auction foot stool in the TV room.  This is the room that I'm sent to when I want to watch Dancing With the Stars ...

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Knitting Miniature Socks

Posted on March 14, 2014 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (1)

Knitting Miniature Socks

     Perfect for fairy garden clotheslines or baskets.  Would be adorable attached to a doll house mantel at Christmas.  Very easy project.

   What you need:

scrap amount of fingering weight/sock yarn, tw...

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