Craft Projects category

  • Iron Craft Challenge #31 – Snowflake Gift Ornaments

    This week for Iron Craft we were asked to sculpt something. I have taken pottery and clay classes and know there isn’t a sculptor in me, but I remember having fun making salt dough ornaments as ...
    Aug 03, 2011 21 Comments

  • Button Bracelet

    Last week, I made button rings that were inspired by a couple of the other Iron Crafters’ projects from the button challenge. Well, I was also inspired by the button bracelet made by QAMom that ...
    Aug 01, 2011 17 Comments

  • Fancy Gloves

    This week’s challenge was to figure out a way to beat the heat.Here in San Francisco, our summer is not due to start for another month or so.  The heater still clicks on softly in the evening, when...
    Jul 27, 2011 2 Comments

  • Button Challenge

    THIS week the challenge was to make something out of buttons. I did so many things, that can offer a whole ‘round up’ just on my own. My first attempt was just to recreate the bicycle that I poste...
    Jul 21, 2011 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft Challenge #29 – Wooden Buttons

    For Iron Craft this week we were to make something using buttons. I decided to take things slightly different and make my own buttons. I thought it might be fun to try making some rustic wooden butto...
    Jul 20, 2011 8 Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge #28 – Rolled Magazine Bowl

    This week for Iron Craft we were challenged to take something we would normal throw away (or recycle) and turn it into something else. I was a little stumped about what to do for most of this week (be...
    Jul 13, 2011 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge #26 – Beaded Friendship Bracelets

    We’re remembering the days of summer camp this week for Iron Craft and making Camp Crafts. I went back and forth between a few ideas then finally decided I want to learn how to make friendship b...
    Jun 29, 2011 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft Challenge #23 – Map Necklace

    This week’s Iron Craft challenge was all about maps. I had to do something really quick and easy because I was away on vacation most of challenge week. I’d seen pendants for necklaces done...
    Jun 08, 2011 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge #20 – Skyline Tee

    This week for Iron Craft Susi challenged us to do something with a t-shirt. I have to admit I was a little stuck this week, I just couldn’t think of what I wanted to do. Then Matt suggested I do...
    May 18, 2011 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft Challenge #13 – Antler Wall Plaque

    This week’s Iron Craft challenge was called Best in Show. We could make an animal or something for an animal. Well, I decided to make something from an animal… I have a little bathroom on ...
    Mar 30, 2011 4 Comments