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Clamshell Box: Week 2

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Week two went better than week one did. I think. I re-cut the board pieces, and they turned out great. The books fit and everything! Then I measured my cloth (twice) and started gluing it on. This is what it looked like after adhering the sides. I should probably mention that reading the directions on

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Clamshell Box: Week 1

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First off, I thought I was better with an X-Acto knife. If the somewhat meandering sides of my binding board is any indication, I could use some practice. I didn’t take pictures. I was too ashamed. My engineering brain is already working on a way to clamp the board and the steel ruler to the

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I Did a Thing!

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I like making crafts, but I only do so within the safety of a list of supplies and easy-to-follow directions. Last year, after I inherited my mother’s family Bible, I decided I wanted to try to restore it myself. I got one quote, and the price tag was well above my budget, and I figured

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That Time I Won a Prestigious Award

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I’ve been a member of the League of Utah Writers for many years. To be honest, I’m not terribly active in the month-to-month chapter meetings, but the people are great, and I love the spring and fall conferences! Each year they have a writing contest with a bunch of categories. Last year (maybe the year

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