What makes this unusual knit item so special isn’t just its handmade and vintage status. It’s a nice reminder about the value of handmade gifts – even ones as random as a chicken-shaped egg cozy!
How-to: Vintage Style Santa
Upcycle an old bleach bottle into a mini Santa, midcentury style!
The House that Dad Built
The story of how my dad built a Lincoln log-style cabin from scratch using reclaimed utility poles
Camp Wandawega through my eyes, including lots of fantastic vintage crafts.
How-to: Card Catalog End Table
How to convert a vintage find into a beautiful side table without wrecking it.
Twelve Ornaments of Christmas
A roundup of twelve ornaments (from my own tree!) you can DIY this holiday season!
My Family’s Crafts: Silver Clarinet Lamp
My solution for an 80-year-old clarinet I couldn’t play.
My Family’s Crafts: Embroidered Antique Dish Towel
In high school, my mom embroidered a sweet little knitting girl motif to spruce up this otherwise-plain dish towel.
My Family’s Crafts: Crazy Cousin It Dolls
Look at these crazy dolls my mom found at my grandma’s house! They’re 50 years old and totally weird.