My First DIY Memory

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My first DIY memory is with My grandmother. She was always telling me "Don't buy things, make things!!!" Its because of her that I always try to make as much as I can and buy secondhand and beautify it.
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  • Cori Widen Cori Widen on Jan 28, 2017
    I love this! Thank you for sharing!

  • Linda Brock Linda Brock on Jan 28, 2017
    Great story! Thanks for sharing!!

  • Hillela G. Hillela G. on Jan 29, 2017
    What a beautiful inspiration she was, thank you for sharing!

  • Eve Eve on Jan 29, 2017
    My family has always out of necessity had to make things we wanted or we didn't get them. Our Christmas gifts we usually handmade. My first doll was a raggedy Ann. We made homemade toys like slingshots, tom walkers, telephones made from cans and string. Mama worked in a cotton mill so she made our clothes from left over end pieces of gingham and calico. I didn't feel deprived.

  • Eve Eve on Jan 30, 2017
    Long wooden poles with foot piece children walk around on to make them tall. Also known as stilts.

  • Eve Eve on Jan 30, 2017
    It's two long boards with foot pieces on each one to make children taller. They are also called stilts.