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Heart Wreath

Heart Wreath

I am going to be honest I really don’t like Valentine’s Day but the Princess has been bugging me to make some Valentine’s Day stuff for out house.  I decided I wanted to make a wreath which is also funny because I am not the biggest wreath fan unless it is for Christmas.  I also … Continue reading

Easy Stocking Hangers

Easy Stocking Hangers

Look Double Post Day – Merry Christmas! Every year I find myself saying every year I am going to buy Stocking Hangers every year when they are on Clearance after Christmas.  Well guess who once again forgot.  I never ever think of them until it is Christmas Eve and I need to hang stockings.  Last … Continue reading

What I did this weekend…

What I did this weekend…

My desk (old drafting table) has been leaning quite a bit so I decided that I needed a “new” desk for my computer.  The changing table that we used for Booga was getting a tad too small for him and really needed to come out of his room.  The table was my first drawing table … Continue reading

Bottle Cap Wind Chimes for Sakura Design Team

Bottle Cap Wind Chimes for Sakura Design Team

For this Design Team Project for Sakura we had to take  bottle caps from The Bottle Cap Company to create an object.  I decided to create a wind chime with the Princess’s help.  She love the fact she got to use the Mixers and her new butterfly punch.  I am happy I created a wind chime that actually … Continue reading

How to Paint Faux Jade on a Wooden Box

How to Paint Faux Jade on a Wooden Box

Monday’s post was how to make resin embellishments that looked like faux Jade.  This is how I painted the wooden box.  Painting faux stone is a speciality of mine, I love the fact you can create the illusion of stone with paint. If you want to see how I made the Resin Heads check out … Continue reading

Wall Plaques for Grandmas

Wall Plaques for Grandmas

This idea originally stemmed from coasters – I wanted to make coasters for Mother’s Day but they were extremely uneven so I decided to make a wall plaques instead.  I really wanted to experiment with my ink pads to create some Mother’s Day Gifts.  My goal was to incorporate the children (either them helping or their hand or finger … Continue reading

Handprint Sun-catchers

Handprint Sun-catchers

I have been trying to get the Booga involved a little more in my art and my crafting stuff.  The princess was all about creating art, coloring in coloring books and playing with chalk when she was his age.  Booga still eats chalk and crayons so it makes creating stuff with him extremely difficult.  I … Continue reading

Penny Coasters for Amazing Crafting Products

Penny Coasters for Amazing Crafting Products

I love coasters and am constantly looking for things to make coasters out of.  This idea came from our afternoon walks and the pennies we find almost daily. My Penny Coaster – works great for a beer or tea coaster (I keep it at my desk) 1.  Materials: Pennies, Amazing Clear Cast Resin, Coffee Lid, … Continue reading

Homemade Laundry Detergent (Powder)

Homemade Laundry Detergent (Powder)

Pin It I know I have been on a homemade eco-friendly kick lately but I figured Earth Day should really be Earth Month.  This week I am sharing our newest discovery (thanks to Pinterest) Powder Laundry Detergent. This recipe is from Homestead Revival (we used the Fels Naptha Soap Recipe – we could not find Zote). … Continue reading