Author Archives: halapeno

About halapeno

"I believe the need to make and create is inherent. Self-made, if you will!"

Restoring a Beloved Family Vintage Lamp or I’ve Been Putting this Off Because I Thought it was Going to Be More Difficult.

Arch floor lamp with enamel coated cast iron base and black enameled brass with stars and stripe cut outs. This floor lamp has been in the family for quite some time. My family said it was given to my grandfather … Continue reading

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Flowerpot Cozy

#SugarAndCreamYarn A random flowerpot cozy. Sugar and Cream around grey t-shirt yarn.

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Little Room for Big Ideas or The World Famous Crochet Museum in Marvelous Miniature

Hello World Famous Crochet Museum, It has been awhile since we last met. In fact it’s been embarrassingly long since our last communication and for that I am sorry. I would like to say that your influence has stayed with … Continue reading

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Small Victories

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Photo Doodles

So, apparently I do have other talents I’m just becoming aware of. 

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Bitchen Kitchen: How To Make your Own Magic Shell

Chocolate shell for your favorite ice cream and that oh-so-satisfing-spoon-cracking-magic-goodness. Two Ingredients 1- Choclate pieces of your choosing. 2- Coconut oil, a couple of tablespoons. Two Minutes 30 seconds – pieces into microwavable dish. 60 seconds – nuke at 15 … Continue reading

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Catalina Island Pottery Made in the USA, But When?

To Whom it May Concern, (Attached) photo for your reference. Sunday, June 8th, we took a day trip to Catalina Island for my Mom’s 72nd birthday. It was a glorious day and a wonderful adventure; her first trip. We took … Continue reading

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