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Bunny’s DIY Easter Apron


by Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey The word applique used to scare me, then I did it (crudely) a couple of times and now it’s my go to for immediate sewing gratification. I’ll wear this Spring inspired bistro apron all year…as soon as I can rip it off one Ms. Bunny Ragsdale.  Ingredients: 1 Read More »

DIY: Papier Mache Easter Bunnies


By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Handmade papier mache bunnies painted lavender, pink and orange are the perfect centerpiece for an Easter luncheon table because actual bunnies hopping is typically never a good decision. Ingredients: Scissors Cardboard Masking Tape White Glue Water Joint-Compound Latex Glove Paint Paintbrush Newspaper ( Half the paper cut into Read More »

DIY: Giant Papier Mache Mushroom


By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey One night, I had a dream about a giant orange mushroom that grew just outside the door of my gnome house (yes, I was a gnome in the dream) in the woods. So in honor of this week of celebrating the mushroom…we brought my dream to life. Here’s how Read More »

DIY: Gnome Hat


by Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Here’s the deal, you can’t be a fancy gnome unless you sport a fancy gnome hat. What you need: Measuring tape Chalk Pair of scissors Colored felt Batting for stuffing Flower patches (I purchased mine from Oui Fresh) Needle and thread Sewing machine (optional) Step 01: Measure around Read More »

DIY: Party Pig Ornaments


By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Ornaments on tree image by Teresa Earnest Photography Four years ago I started painting nostalgic barnyard animal toys varying shades of gaudy and adhering them to all sorts of nonsense. This year was the second I made ornaments out of them and this may be the best!! So easy Read More »

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