Crafts category

  • Project: Bell Jar Base

    Awhile back I bought myself a bell jar (or cloche) to use for displaying things around the house. It was a steal at Michael’s. Thing was I never using it because I wasn’t happy with how it...
    Apr 16, 2014 2 Comments

  • Project: Footed Bowl

    I have been looking for the appropriate vessel to display some eggs on my mantle for Easter and just haven’t found anything I liked. I didn’t want just a bowl or a plate. All the baskets I...
    Apr 10, 2014 4 Comments

  • IC ’14 Challenge #7 “On Trend” Pipe Cleaner Flowers

    This challenge was “on trend” and the trend I chose was floral. We made a bouquet of pipe cleaner flowers. Project Pipe Cleaner Flowers Supplies: Pipe cleaners Kazoo vase (optional) W...
    Apr 09, 2014 No Comments

  • Project: Cherry Tree Under Glass

    On Tuesday, I showed you how to make Paper Cherry Trees. Today, I’ll show you what I did with one of mine. I turned it into a Cherry Tree under glass. Kind of a snow globe without snow or a te...
    Apr 03, 2014 No Comments

  • Project: Paper Cherry Trees

    I love it when all the flowering trees are in bloom in the spring. All the gorgeous shades of pink and white, like this amazing grove at the University of Minnesota Arboretum. We are about another mo...
    Apr 01, 2014 5 Comments

  • Goldie Blox and the Parade Float

    (In an effort to craft with my 5 year old daughter, and turn off the TV, we do a lot of projects. We are running a series of posts about the kits that we did in our house. I’ll tell you all abou...
    Mar 31, 2014 No Comments

  • Project: Fairy Terrarium

    With a 5-year old in the house, it is no surprise that we are big Disney fans. As we ride the Frozen wave over here, there is a new Disney Fairies movie on the horizon: The Pirate Fairy is due out on...
    Mar 27, 2014 1 Comment

  • Project: More Tin Foil Antiquing

    This is a follow-up to the post a did a couple weeks ago on how to make antiqued silver eggs using tin foil and black paint. A lot of people were very excited with the technique and talked about using...
    Mar 20, 2014 6 Comments

  • Hummingbird Stain Glass Window Kit

    (In an effort to craft with my 5 year old daughter, and turn off the TV, we do a lot of projects. We are running a series of posts about the kits that we did in our house. I’ll tell you all abou...
    Mar 19, 2014 No Comments

  • 14 DIY Project for Easter

    Easter is right around the corner! I’m hosting this year, so that has me thinking about all sorts of DIY projects for the table and around the house. Here’s a few we’ve done in years...
    Mar 17, 2014 No Comments