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2014 WoW Christmas Ornament Swap: Set No 2

Another set of ornaments arrived at it's new home today! The following set of Tart Tin Ornaments was made by Margie in Northumberland, England for Irene in Arkansas, USA:   And here is the lovely Margie with her ornaments! She sent me this little note about the ornaments: Thanks again for the inspiration - you might… Continue reading 2014 WoW Christmas Ornament Swap: Set No 2

DIY · Ephemera · Reader Projects

2014 WoW Christmas Ornament Swap: Set No 1

With one month left until Christmas, I was utterly pleased when I got word today that the first set of Christmas Ornaments has reached it's new home! The following set of Tart Tin Ornaments was made by Irene in Arkansas, USA for Margie in Northumberland, England: This is what Irene had to say about making… Continue reading 2014 WoW Christmas Ornament Swap: Set No 1

DIY · Norwegian

Norwegian Sandkake – Sandbakels

Did you ever wonder about those tart tins, what they were used for? Obviously some kind of cookie...but WHICH cookie? I can account for (some of) the tart tins: It's a traditional Norwegian Christmas sugar cookie, that dates back (at least) to the first half of the 1800s. 🙂 The cookie is called Sandkake or… Continue reading Norwegian Sandkake – Sandbakels

DIY · Ephemera · Norwegian

The Vintage Sewing Room Project – Part 2 of 3 Free Printables

Meet "Ingeborg", my new Vintage Style Dress Form, dressed up in pretty Tilda fabric and wearing my Huldresølv gilt silver heart brooch: I have named her Ingeborg after my blog friend in Holland, who inspired the making of this lovely lady. Together with Sheri in Canada, we share a Vintage Mixed Media board on Pinterest,… Continue reading The Vintage Sewing Room Project – Part 2 of 3 Free Printables