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Katie from the AMAZINGLY creative blog Greedy For Colour shares her process in making this crocheted ball wreath. I REALLY love this! You can find the pattern for the balls here.
I finally have a full day of nothing else to do but work on stuff for you guys ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Comes at just the right time, since “my friend” is experiencing cockroach problems and “my friend” is really freaked out about it. -MB
Edit: As lovelywaifu noted, boric acid is also effective for killing cockroaches, who walk through it and accidentally ingest it later while preening. Just be sure to sprinkle it lightly, and not in big ol’ piles—otherwise, they’ll simply walk around it.
Here’s a random nerdy project to kill any weekend boredom: Everything You Need to Punch Tin via thisoldhouse:
During the colonial era, punched tin made its mark on everything from lanterns to cupboards. Today, these intricate designs on metal can lend furniture and built-ins a unique, handcrafted look—and, thankfully, you don’t need to apprentice yourself to a master to make them. Though he uses specialty tools and metals he weathers by hand, second-generation tinsmith Richard Lavy of Katie’s Colonial Lighting insists that any novice can tackle the process with little more than a sketched pattern on paper, a sheet of tin or copper, and a hammer and chisel or nailset. Inspired to personalize your cabinets with some punched tin? Read on for other off-the-shelf items Lavy suggests for creating panels at home. More
DURF storage tip of the day: If you aren’t already doing so, keep sheet sets organized in the linen closet by using one of your pillowcases as a storage bag for the rest of the set. This DURF moment brought to you by marthastewartliving, who else? More storage hacks from Listotic. -ts