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Last One This Year

It’s shopping season for sure, and this time last year I had 8 broom orders to fill in the two weeks before Christmas. As soothing…

December 8, 2009 | 0 Comments | Read the Full Article

‘Twas the week before Christmas, and down in the shop…

… there was sawing and sanding and painting non-stop; Tools were lined up on the bench in a row, As a girl in her bare feet…

December 22, 2008 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article

Polka Dots Squared

I wasn’t sure what to call this one. MysteryMan suggested “Puff the Magic Dragon” broom, but I think I’ve settled on just refering to it…

December 2, 2008 | 4 Comments | Read the Full Article

DIY & Memorial House Update

I bet with all the Red Pepper deliciousness on this page you thought I forgot I owned power tools, but fear notpeople, despite the rapidly…

November 23, 2008 | 4 Comments | Read the Full Article

Polka Dots are the new Black

There has been a crookedbroom explosion around here lately… and here’s one of the newest additions to the crookedbroom family, for Jen in Monroe.  …

October 20, 2008 | 0 Comments | Read the Full Article

Pink-on-Pink & Heaven

Today was a pink-on-pink day…   …as requested by my oldest and dearest friend, who I first met when I was sixteen days old. She…

Leopard Print Crookedbroom

As promised. The leopard broom! Handle close-up. MysteryMan demonstrating improper sweeping technique. This was an experiment gone right, and thank god since it was a…

Another reason why boobs are singularly annoying appendages.

(aka The Death of a Dremmel) This is now the third time my breasts have tested the limits of my dremmel, and this time, they…

April 24, 2008 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article

Crookedbroom Marathon

There’s a couple of things I can say about spending eight straight hours with my power tools: 1.) My right bicep is trying to figure…

February 2, 2008 | 8 Comments | Read the Full Article

Crooked Broom

There are a couple of design issues that occur in an 80 year old house. One of them is that there are no open spaces….

September 6, 2005 | 11 Comments | Read the Full Article