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Be My Valen-slime


My friend gave Parker a “make your own slime” kit for Christmas, and it has been a huge hit with my aspiring mad scientist. So using that as an inspiration, I came up with these Valentines and wrote about them for AP.

You can read the article HERE (if the link goes dead, just Google “Holly Ramer” […]

Dollhouse Food

Here are some cute miniature meals I made out of polymer clay for my friend’s daughter. I used a bunch of youtube tutorials by Toni Ellison, who makes some incredible miniatures. It was hard to decide which to make! I finally decided on a pizza, pancakes, a steak dinner, ice cream sandwiches and Chinese food. I […]

Vintage Postcard Calendars


Inspired by this project at Design Sponge, I made two vintage postcard calendar sets for friends for Christmas. The idea is that there is one card for each day of the year, and you can use it either as a multi-year calendar or journal.

 For my local friend, I used postcards of Concord, N.H., where we live. […]

Toothless plush

I thought this might be the year I would NOT make my son a stuffed animal for Christmas. Previous birthday and Christmas projects include Huckle, Hobbes,  the Cat from Outer Space,  a penguin, and some Angry Bird critters, but I thought maybe he was getting too old for that stuff.

But Parker is a huge fan of the “How to […]

Peace on Earth

I must confess after coming up with the idea for these ornaments and then making them, I forgot to put them on my tree! I was thinking of them as prototypes and planned to make a bunch more … maybe next year?

As I’ve mentioned before, I really love old maps and use them whenever I can […]

Potions and Spells

I wish I had a magic spell to extend the holidays — I still have several gifts to make! Luckily, one is for a crafty friend who also was rushing to finish MY gift, so we decided to give each other a few more days! And I know that I will be happy to get a […]