Category Archive: Craft Projects

ScrapHappy January 2023

The spark for this baby quilt came from a big tub of donated fabrics. There were four Mickey Mouse 6-inch squares, two Dr. Seuss 6-inch squares, and a whole lot of Dr. Seuss… Continue reading

Phrase for the Year 2023

  When I re-read my yearly posts on goal setting, I have to admit my goals stay the same from year to year, but that doesn’t stop me from trying.  🙂 For my… Continue reading

ScrapHappy Adjacent, December 2022

These items are not made totally from scraps, but they could be!  And in case you still need ideas for the up-coming holidays, I wanted to share them. Three years ago, I saw… Continue reading

ScrapHappy March 2022

Today I have two projects — one is finished and one is in progress. First up, I have the second chair with a seat repaired with paracord. As I wrote in an earlier… Continue reading

SalvageHappy January 2021

ScrapHappy is a lovely virtual get-together on the 15th of every month, hosted by Kate and Gun. My current project doesn’t really count, because I had to use some new material, but I… Continue reading

Renovations Large and Small

It seems like it’s been years that we’ve been working on the exterior of our house, but it is finally finished! My husband’s family built this house in the 1970s, doing most of… Continue reading

Scraps to the Organizing Rescue!

[updated at the bottom of the post, with a few new ScrapHappy members that I should have added earlier today] My entry for this month’s ScrapHappy Day is not a major project, but… Continue reading

ScrapHappy February 2019

If each of us were assigned the task of designing a dog fabric, and we were told, “Include as many breeds as possible, and make them look fairly realistic,” our resulting fabrics would… Continue reading

ScrapHappy January 2019

This ScrapHappy project uses more stylish scraps than my usual fare. I have been making these gift bags from large samples of decorator fabrics.  I think I have given away 11, and I… Continue reading

Quick and Easy Gift Bags

I needed some gift bags, and I wanted to make them from a bunch of beautiful furnishing samples a decorator gave me.  The pieces I had were about 12 inches by 13 inches,… Continue reading