Have You Ever Made Shrinky Dinks???

| December 28, 2008

I have not seen shrinky dinks for years, and now I found out how to make them from scratch — from #6 recycleable plastic (the kind that restaurant take home food containers are), or sheets of purchased plastic.Materials needed:Clean Plastic, permanent markers, scissors, aluminum foil and oven mitts.  How easy can it get??Wouldn’t this be […]

Sisters Turn Quirky Hobby Into A Business

| December 18, 2008

Ann Christian has for years had a hobby of making cloth napkins out of colorful, eclectic fabrics for her own use.  Now she and her sisters, Dede Bruington and Kay Porczak, are turning that hobby into a full time business venture in San Luis Obispo called Picking Daisies.Bruington said, “Ann had been making cloth napkins for years, and guests […]