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Chinese Scissors – It’s a Wrap!

I like these scissors, inexpensive and sharp but I hated the iron smell that lingered, even after washing my hands. I had some binding tape so I covered the handles, no smell and as a bonus, they are more comfortable to use. Simply wrap once around with a couple of stitches to hold in place and then tightly wrap each loop and finally finish with a few more stitches to hold in place.

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Freshening up with Paint – Bottle Cap Stools

I was given a pair of “seen better days” stools at a garage sale. I thought they would be handy for extra seating especially in my tiny porch.  A coat of brown paint makes this pair look pretty good.