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November 2016

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The nights are dark, days short, and there's nothing for it but to get into the holiday spirit.  Now that Halloween is over and done with, time to get started.

Rurality Newsletter - Rustic News

Winter projects that I have made in previous years are quick to make (no lingering here - who has time for that?) and you can get at least a few crafty things under your belt. 

Maybe they would be good for hostess gifts, something to give a surprise visitor, or just to enjoy on your porch.

9 Winter Projects

Safety is something that often gets punted aside, in our excitement to get crafting. 

Here is a page I put together to help get into the right mindset, and encourage you not to get hurt doing what we love. 

If it helps a bit to keep you safe, that's all we want;

Rustic Crafts Safety

Someone asked me if hypertufa is fireproof?  Let's find out, shall we?

Is Hypertufa Fireproof?

The birds still like to have a bath now and again, if the weather permits.  As long as it's dry enough air-wise for them to dry their feathers, they relish dowsing their little heads in some clean water. 

Here's a fun way to use those clay pots that you have been hoarding (or buy new ones - there are links to do that too);

Clay Pot Bird Bath

So that's it for this issue of Rurality.  I hope you've got some inspiration for your next project from what I've been doing. Still wanting more?  Join my Facebook group especially for those that want inspiration, or want to brag about their own projects here; Rustic and Succulents DIY Group.