Craft Projects category

  • 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 6 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

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge 4 – Minnesota Love String Art

    The latest Iron Craft challenge required us to use either flowers and/or hearts in a project. I showed my love for my home of Minneapolis and Minnesota with some string art. I know this isn’t t...
    Feb 25, 2014 5 Comments

  • Project: Antiqued Silver Eggs

    I was playing around in my craft room the other day trying to think of a way to make gilded eggs with what I had on hand. Then I realized I didn’t want golden gilt, I wanted silver eggs. A coupl...
    Feb 18, 2014 20 Comments

  • Project: Olympic Torch Two Ways

    We had a parade to go to for the opening ceremony of the Olympics. It was a great event that was hosted by our local ice rink. They said they would have supplies available, but we made our own at home...
    Feb 12, 2014 2 Comments

  • Project: Faux Frosted Candle Holders

    I love having candles around my house, especially this time of year when it is still cold and dark. Lit candles (whether they be a real flame or a battery operated candle) can enhance the feeling or c...
    Feb 04, 2014 3 Comments

  • Dining Chair Make Over

    I had two dining room chairs and an office chair to recover.  I had an idea of what I was doing, but I wanted to make sure that I really had all the professional tips and tricks, so I watched/read an...
    Jan 16, 2014 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge 1 – No Sew “Leather” Card Wallet

    It is Iron Craft’s third anniversary, so for the challenge we were asked to make something from the traditional third anniversary gift, leather, or the modern gift, crystal. We had a little leew...
    Jan 14, 2014 2 Comments