CheekyMagpie

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making use of the wild stuff: St. John’s Wort Oil

I was turned on to St. John’s Wort oil back in 1991 by a friend in Portland, Or. This was way before the internet was public. Back then we shared things in person by doing. Ah, the good old days. My friend Molly taught me about wildcrafting and making medicines. We would go out to […]

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Soldered Bird Cage

I love the look of bird cages and have always wanted one of my own. I made this little table top version with items I had around the house.

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alternative match box

I wanted to share this project I’ve been working on. I’m in one of Heather’s matchbox swaps and wanted to make a design that could be used for other things. I’ve seen wooden boxes in this configuration and thought it might work for a matchbox, as well. Forgive my messy messy work mat. I’ve had […]

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Lord and Lady printable Valentine

Here is a printable vintage valentine of a lord and lady courting in a garden. It folds together creating a dimensional scene.

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