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Fall Leaves Necklace

December 9, 2014

Finished my necklace, whew. Am I a glutton for punishment or what? I think I made about 100 leaves. I created them out of different color mixes of clay and pressed the texture from both sides with leaves from the yard (or maybe the neighbor’s yard. Hee hee.) Then they were tinted with pigments to…


Coffee Ground Fossils

January 27, 2010

What you’ll need: 1 cup of used coffee grounds 1/2 cup of cold coffee 1 cup of flour 1/2 cup of salt Wax paper Mixing bowl Some small objects to make impressions in the dough Empty can or a butter knife Toothpicks, optional String to hang your fossil, optional How to make it: Stir the…


Coffee Ground Treasure Stones

January 27, 2010

1 C. used coffee grounds 1/4 C. sand 1/2 C. salt 1 C. flour or more 1 C. water Mix all dry ingredients. Slowly add water and knead until dough-like. Shape into balls. Make a hole in the ball big enough to hide treasures in it.. Put a “treasure” into the hole, then seal the hole with…




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