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Hypertufa and clay pot update

Hypertufa and clay pot update

At the end of February I tried my hand at making hypertufa pots. Even though I’d never done it before, I was very happy with the results. The four pots I made have been drying for a month now and are noticeably lighter, both in color and in weight:

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Indie Sacramento
Call for vendors & donations: Respect Your Mother Furniture Restoration Event

Mar 11, 2014
Call for vendors & donations: Respect Your Mother Furniture Restoration Event

Event: Respect Your Mother
Location: Sol Collective
2574  21st.
Sacramento , CA 95818
Date: May 10, 2014
Time: 10am-­4pm

Two local nonprofits, Vox Sacramento and Sol Collective, are co­-hosting Respect Your Mother, a fundraiser for a furniture restoration program they will be offering in the future. This will be an earth­-friendly event with eco-­conscious vendors selling their goods, local food...

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Indie Sacramento
Vendor Opportunities: Nevada City

Feb 28, 2014
Vendor Opportunities: Nevada City

Just a friendly reminder to get those applications for the Nevada City Craft Fair in by March 25th! Nevada City Craft FairJune 8, 2014Vendor ApplicationThe Gold Dust Collective are taking vendor applications for One Fine Day - a gathering of t...

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Indie Sacramento
Call for Vendors: Maker Faire

Feb 28, 2014
Call for Vendors: Maker Faire

The 9th annual Maker Faire is a two-day, family-friendly event that celebrates the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset. It's for creative, resourceful people of all ages and backgrounds who like to tinker and love to make things. So much to see, you will need...

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Mural Maker and More
Painted Dollar Store Mugs

Painted Dollar Store Mugs

Painted-Mugs

I’m not sure if I mentioned it here before but I became a contributor to one of my favorite blogs, Saved By Love Creations.

Once a month I’ll be creating a fun l’il...

Bamboo and More
Making hypertufa pots—day 2 update

Making hypertufa pots—day 2 update

Here is a quick update to yesterday’s post on making hypertufa pots. I didn’t think I’d have something to show so soon but I do.

I checked the pots yesterday afternoon, about 7 hours after I’d make them. They had set enough to make drain holes. I used an apple...

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Bamboo and More
Making hypertufa pots for the first time

Making hypertufa pots for the first time

I’ve been wanting to making hypertufa pots for years. As is the case with so many things, however, I never got around to it. Until today. I finally had everything I needed—including spare time—so there was no more excuse.

There are many different recipes for hypertufa but typically it is made of...

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Mural Maker and More
Stenciled Burlap plus Hometalk Michael’s Pinterest Party!

Stenciled Burlap plus Hometalk Michael’s Pinterest Party!

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I’ve mentioned a few times that I used to work in a craft store.

Honestly, one of the best gigs I’ve had in my 50+ years.

Not only was it fun . . . who wouldn’t like having an entire store at your disposal...

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Mural Maker and More
Hometalk Michael’s Pinterest Party!

Hometalk Michael’s Pinterest Party!

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After seeing my Stenciled Burlap Art from the other day, I thought you might enjoy seeing what the 99 other bloggers came up with for their Hometalk Michael’s project.

Don’t forget, you can join in on the fun this Sunday too! Here’s the list...

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Mural Maker and More
Stenciled Burlap plus Hometalk Michael’s Pinterest Party!

Stenciled Burlap plus Hometalk Michael’s Pinterest Party!

stencil-burlap-art

I’ve mentioned a few times that I used to work in a craft store.

Honestly, one of the best gigs I’ve had in my 50+ years.

Not only was it fun . ....

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