Monday , 10 December 2018

Crafty Ideas

How To Turn An Antique Brooch Into A Pendant Necklace

If you raid your mother’s or grandmother’s jewelry box, no doubt it yield up some lovely vintage or even antique brooches. Another source is of course antique stores or, if you are lucky, thrift stores. The piece I worked with for this project was found in an antique store in Revelstoke, BC. Yes, there is a place called Revelstoke in ... Read More »

Decorative Tissue Band – A Tutorial

I absolutely love tutorials! I can’t get over how talented people are and how many fabulous ideas there are out there! Being that I’m a lover of tutorials, I thought I should perhaps start sharing some of my techniques/ideas for making items. So we’ll start with a short, simple tutorial. One for decorating packages, be it for shipping items from ... Read More »

How To Make a Vintage Frame Cork Board

By: Stunning I have a fabulous project for you that’s all about up-cycling! For today’s project you will need: - 1 Old Frame - 1 piece of cork board the size of frame - a staple gun - hammer - pliers - Optional – spray paint - wire for hanging The first thing you will need to do is remove ... Read More »

Lessons Learned From MY First Craft Show

Submitted by: Do Cats Eat Bats This past weekend, I vended at an outdoor show for the first time. I’ve done craft fairs before, but setting up in a field presents many challenges that I didn’t have to deal with in an art gallery or indoor communal space. As I suspected, I learned a lot about what works, what doesn’t, ... Read More »

Printable Kitchen Decals

Here is your chance to customize your kitchen with these hip labels designed by Just Something I Made. Cathe Says: You can click on any of the free images to download the PDF files for using on paper stock, label stock or, like I did, inkjet decal paper. My only request is that they are not taken for use as ... Read More »