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Thursday, July 8, 2010

Love of nature and folklore

Love of nature and folklore
Sanna Annukka is a half Finnish, half English illustrator & printmaker with a refreshing love of nature and folklore. Having spent her childhood summers in the nightless Lapland wilderness, the forests, lakes and wildlife of the region have formed and infused her work.

Quote by~William Carlos Williams
In summer, the song sings itself.

Snowed in the Sahara desert on February 18, 1979.
6% of men propose over the telephone.
Every 'normal' webpage, there are five porn pages.
There are 23 doctors in the U.S. called Dr. Doctor, and one called Dr. Surgeon.
91% of us lie regularly.

stuck zipper.
Use a cotton swab to apply olive oil to the teeth of a zipper, then gently ease the tab down.

Oatmeal Crispies cookies
1 cup Shortening (Crisco)
1 cup Packed Brown Sugar
1 cup Sugar
2 whole Eggs
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1-½ cup All-purpose Flour
1 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Baking Soda
3 cups Quick Oats
½ cups Finely Chopped PecansIn a large mixing bowl, cream shortening with both sugars until well combined.In a separate bowl, beat eggs together. Add vanilla and stir to combine. Add to the shortening/sugar mixture and mix well.In a separate bowl combine the flour, salt and baking soda. Mix carefully into the egg/shortening mixture until well combined. Now add the quick oats and mix well again. Finally add the finely chopped pecans and mix well to combine.Divide the dough in half and place each half of the dough onto a sheet of waxed paper. Roll the dough into a log and then wrap it tightly in the waxed paper. Now you can either chill or freeze the dough until later or you can go ahead and slice the dough evenly into cookie rounds. When you are ready to bake them place them on a cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes until they are golden brown.

Crafts & Tutorials
Burlap Fireplace curtains

Pillowcase Diaper bag

Strawberry & cream felt tutroial

How to make thin ruffle Ribbon headband

How to make white & Burlap Chair Slipcover tutorial

How to make Hat pins

How to make outdoor rug

Stay Crafty!
Have a blessed day & Be a blessing to others.
Thank you for dropping by!


Anonymous said...

Oh my! Thank you so much for linking to our Strawberries & Cream tutorial! Much appreciated!

WIll have a look at the others too..

PS love the "Stay Crafty" motto! ;-)

RedTedArt said...


I know this post is a few weeks old.. but I am in the process of moving blogs and was wondering if you could be so kind as to amend the links if you get a chance?

The new link is http://www.redtedart.com/?p=2795

Many thanks, very much appreciated!!

Maggy, Red Ted Art