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About chickenetti

I love making things.
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Basket fail, kid valentine and a catch-up post

Yikes, this is my first entry!  Unexpected things always seem to come up and keep me from blogging.  I’ve been trying to craft something every day, I’ve missed some days, but I’m going to post what I’ve been able to

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Basket fail, kid valentine and a catch-up post

Yikes, this is my first entry!  Unexpected things always seem to come up and keep me from blogging.  I’ve been trying to craft something every day, I’ve missed some days, but I’m going to post what I’ve been able to

Day 8- homemade laundry soap

I can’t find my camera right now, so I can’t put up a picture.  I was running out of homemade laundry detergent, so I whipped up a batch.  There are a bazillion recipes online for this, and for the powdered

Day 8- homemade laundry soap

I can’t find my camera right now, so I can’t put up a picture.  I was running out of homemade laundry detergent, so I whipped up a batch.  There are a bazillion recipes online for this, and for the powdered

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Day 7- polymer clay jewelry

Today I made several polymer clay jewelry bits.  I made a turquoise swirly pattern for a bib necklace, some matching beads for a bracelet and earrings, a leaf pendant (my favorite) and matching earrings, and with some leftover clay a

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Day 7- polymer clay jewelry

Today I made several polymer clay jewelry bits.  I made a turquoise swirly pattern for a bib necklace, some matching beads for a bracelet and earrings, a leaf pendant (my favorite) and matching earrings, and with some leftover clay a

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Day 6 (late): wrap necklace

Yesterday (or since it’s 1 AM, technically 2 days ago) I finished this wrap necklace- it was supposed to be for day 4 but took me 3 days to complete. I based it on these necklaces on the Free People

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Day 6 (late): wrap necklace

Yesterday (or since it’s 1 AM, technically 2 days ago) I finished this wrap necklace- it was supposed to be for day 4 but took me 3 days to complete. I based it on these necklaces on the Free People

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Day 5- Valentine from stuff at Chili’s

I still haven’t finished the wrapped necklace I started yesterday, so I decided when I went to Chili’s with the family to make a “craft” using only materials found in Chili’s and my scissors.  This is what I came up

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Day 5- Valentine from stuff at Chili’s

I still haven’t finished the wrapped necklace I started yesterday, so I decided when I went to Chili’s with the family to make a “craft” using only materials found in Chili’s and my scissors.  This is what I came up

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Day 3- Flower bracelet

Today I made a bracelet:     I started with a strip of frayed denim torn from an old pair of jeans.  I took a silk flower with all the plastic bits removed, placed it on one end where I

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Day 3- Flower bracelet

Today I made a bracelet:     I started with a strip of frayed denim torn from an old pair of jeans.  I took a silk flower with all the plastic bits removed, placed it on one end where I

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Day 2- polymer clay stitch markers

Yesterday’s creation was an item of necessity- I’m in the middle of making a scarf, and got tired of losing track of what row I was on.  The simplest solution I could think of was numbered stitch markers. I made

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Day 2- polymer clay stitch markers

Yesterday’s creation was an item of necessity- I’m in the middle of making a scarf, and got tired of losing track of what row I was on.  The simplest solution I could think of was numbered stitch markers. I made

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Buttons and a flower

My apologies for the late post- it took me a bit to figure out why my photo wasn’t emailing from my iPod (wrong email password). Last night for Thing-a-Day day 1, I made a crochet flower to be used as

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Buttons and a flower

My apologies for the late post- it took me a bit to figure out why my photo wasn’t emailing from my iPod (wrong email password). Last night for Thing-a-Day day 1, I made a crochet flower to be used as