Julia’s Menagerie


A young (13) family member crocheted these cute cute animals. She also made herself a large tote bag. Good work, Julia!!

I’ve been turning old records into bowls. This past summer I bought old records at tag sales with the idea of turning records into bowls. I saw a record bowl turned into a pocketbook so that is the ultimate goal here. Eventually. There are several youtube video tutorials on how to turn a record into a bowl. Check it out here.



Here is one of the records I turned into a bowl. These bowls can’t be used for food due to a release of some kind of toxin(shudder), but as a pocketbook I think it would be great.

Best wishes, all. Linda


  1. Your record bowls are pretty amazing! How fun! Thanks for visiting my blog. I'm a new follower of yours!

  2. Hi Linda,
    I came here after reading your love story over at Katie's place.

    First congratulations to you and your handsome groom. I'm so glad he came home to you after that brutal war.

    Now, about the record bowls, I LOVE that look. We have a loft decorated in Retro Nostalgia. I'm gonna need one of those for the guitar picks!

  3. I love those,we did some once and it was such fun.We used them for a Halloween party,they worked great!

  4. How cool to turn those old records into something interesting. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Maybe next week mirthful wil be more inspiring! I love your embroidered banner!

  5. I gave you guys an award: http://sandtopearl.blogspot.com/2011/01/sweet-award.html

  6. Adorable animals! I remember record bowls. Nice to see them being made again!


So happy you came to visit today. Everyone is so busy but if you would like to leave a note for me, I would love it!!


I am the crafter extraordinaire (on this blog anyway.) I live with my husband, my son, David, in a cozy cape cod style house in Connecticut.

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