Simple Styrofoam artichokes

Instant Artichokes

These artichokes are easy to make out of fabric scraps pinned to a ball. Also, congratulations to the winner of the Gangbusters treasury contest!

The Kielbasa Split

My mom has a very pretty set of glass dishes for banana splits. The thing is, she hates bananas. A lot. Always has. So how did she acquire an entire set of dishes just for bananas? Let’s not dwell on questions we’ll never answer. The point is that we’ve got this set of very specific dishes, so I started trying …

The Gingerbird House Project

Presenting the Gingerbirdhouse and the Gingerbird Nook! My friend Jenny and I designed these little non-edible gingerbread decorations for the Michael’s holiday craft contest. (Spoiler alert: We didn’t win.) The house is about 10” tall, but the Nook, which is pictured in the foreground, is only about 2” high. It’s very small, and fits on the Christmas tree! …