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Ready for Change

While I’m not always eager for change, I realize that sometimes it’s necessary. Sometimes you just need to try something new, and oftentimes, it can be exciting and rewarding. For instance, I recently took over the reins of Capper’s Farmer, which I’ve been fortunate enough to be a part ...

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Country Crafts

As a suburban mother of three little boys, I certainly don’t fit the stereotype of a woodworker. My workshop is a space in the corner of the basement, with only the most basic power tools and far too many spiders. What I’ve learned — and what I hope these projects show you — is that ...

Do-It-Yourself Pour Paintings

This acrylic painting technique is so easy and enjoyable, you’ll need to start buying your canvases in bulk! Utilizing pouring medium and gravity, this acrylic pouring method allows the paint to create stunning, organic results. Each pour painting is one of a kind, and captures the fun you ...

Guide to Punch Needle Crafting

The best way to hold the punch needle is to hold it as you would a pencil.Depending on how deep your frame is, you may need to adjust your hold of the frame to keep the needle from hitting your work table. I prefer to work with the top of the frame leaning on the edge of the table and the ...

Raw Edge Concrete Plant Stand

Plants make any home feel effortlessly natural, calming, and comfortable. Plus, I like how they fit perfectly with the mid-century modern designs of my home.I looked everywhere for a cute plant stand before deciding to make my own. I wanted to challenge myself and create some industrial decor. ...

Craft your Own Soap

Kids often grumble and protest when they’re told to wash their hands or take a bath. But if they’re using soaps they’ve made themselves, bath time turns from a struggle to a treat. They may even look forward to their daily bath.Displaying and using soaps you’ve made yourself adds a ...

Letters to the Editor from the Capper’s Farmer Winter 2019 Issue

Stained Glass SnowflakeKimberly Giuffrida, via email This stained glass snowflake was made by Kimberly Giuffrida, who shared it on the Capper's Farmer DIY Group on Facebook. Photo by Kimberly GiuffridaI’ve been doing stained glass for nearly two years now, and I find the best way to learn is ...

Crafting During the Winter Months

February is almost over. Unfortunately, winter is still here and I have the dreaded "cabin fever." I hate it! I am an outdoor person that really doesn't like cold weather. By this time in the new year, I feel like I am going nuts. I try hard to keep myself occupied by catching up on reading my ...

Enhance the Natural Beauty of Pine Cones

Our ranch partners with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to preserve the range land for wildlife grazing. Every year Bob Hammond, who is a Program Manager for the RMEF, comes out for a visit to judge the condition of the forage. Bob is a wealth of natural information and we always look ...

An Early Christmas Present From The Past

I have been sewing since I was a little girl. I learned on my mother’s machine and when I was a senior in high school, I received a sewing machine for a gift. It served me well sewing pillows, curtains, skirts, dresses, and many other things. However after 20 years, I had more trouble with ...

Needle Felting Is a Great Craft

I attended a recent arts and crafts faire near our home where there were a lot of local ladies selling their home made crafts. I had my little framed art doodles and I was happy to sell a couple. Across the aisle from me was a young mom, Tracy Whitney, who had a table full of the most charming ...

Crafting at Nana’s Ranch

It's still hot outside, but there's something in the air that's telling my brain, "It's time to stock up for winter!" Since I have suffered a 100% fail in the garden and orchard this year (thanks to the ground squirrels, gophers, deer, and rabbits), all of our winter food will come from the ...

DIY Recipe Scrapbook: Give the Gift of a Treasured Keepsake

Scrapbooking isn’t just for preserving memories with photos. It’s also a great way to organize and keep favorite family recipes close at hand — and to showcase the history and love of those recipes.Have you been wondering what to give your loved ones this holiday season? How about a ...

Preserve Memories

Are you looking for a new creative outlet or a way to preserve memories? Scrapbooking might be a great hobby for you, and you certainly wouldn’t be alone. The Craft and Hobby Association reported in its 2010 Industry Statistics report that 18.4 million households participate in scrapbooking, ...

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