Archive | March, 2011

Jewelry Making: Necklace with Large Hole Glass Beads and Ribbon

  I like the large hole glass beads. When they first came out they cost and arm and a leg but now that they’ve been out a while nearly every manufacturer has a line of them. I purchased two packages recently along with some coordinating ribbon.     I put ribbon ends on two pieces […]

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Fabulous Friday

Is it Friday again already? Time sure does fly! So here are 3 fabulous things I found on the web this week… 1) This review of EncaustiKits from Craft Test Dummies… not just because I’m IN the review but because I had a great time helping with the review. I have a love of encaustics that […]

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Elmer’s Sponsored Craft & Tell Party

The fabulous people at Elmer’s sent a WONDERFUL box of supplies and asked me if I would have a party and talk about it on my blog, facebook and twitter. Are you kidding me!?!?! I get to have a party AND craft? Yup, I’m soooo in! So yesterday I had my Elmer’s Craft and Tell Party. SO. […]

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Fabulous Friday – 3 Upcycled Home Decor Ideas

  Miss Mustard Seed I thought I’d do something a little different on Fridays…just see how it goes. First off, I’m showing 3 things that I found from the web that I liked. I hope you like them too.   Cake Pan Organizer from Creating Keepsakes Blog that you can purchase at Pottery Barn. A fun […]

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Thrifting Thursday – Refurbished Lamp Shade

  This is another one of those times where I wondered “what if”. What if I tore a ratty little lampshade apart and tried to make it not so ratty? I scoured my studio and this is what I came up with…   Ratty old lampshade.     Bare naked lamp shade.   I spray […]

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DIY Wedding Centerpiece Chalkboard Label Vases

March Designer Crafts Blog Hop – Wedding DIY Centerpieces

     I saw some canisters in the Pier 1 flyer several months back and liked the look but not the price tag. They were glass canisters with a chalk board area on which to write the contents.  Not only did I think the idea was useful for kitchen canisters but also as a wedding centerpiece. […]

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Iris Paper Folded Bunny

Iris Paper Folded Bunny Card

      I’m still pretty darn hooked on the iris paper folding. There is something about it that is super relaxing to me. If you haven’t given it a try yet … what are you waiting for? Geez!     Seriously, it is easy, uses up leftover papers and Circle of Crafters has lots […]

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How to Make the World's Easiest Necklace

How to Make the World’s Easiest Necklace

      Yes, a bold statement but I’m telling you… this is EASY! Cut 3 piecs of rat tail cord to about 72″ inches.         Fold all three cords in half and slip the middle through the hole in the pendant and then pull the ends through the loop.     […]

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