A Friend is Having her Birthday Today I am helping a friend (we used to run marathons together) celebrate her 89th birthday! Wow, it was only a short 30 years ago
Making a DIY Tote Bag > 1 Hour For today I wanted to find a project that would take me under an hour to create. I also wanted something I would
The boxes I want to create today are not square and will have some shape to them. To start, I hand-designed two different boxes. I placed the templates for each of these boxes in my resource library.
Paper Plates and Crafting Did you know that paper plates were meant to be recyclable? You use them once and then toss them out. In the early days of paper plates
When it comes to crafts, the sky is the limit when it comes to the materials you can use. Art and toilet paper rolls actually came to my attention until recently. I was watching an art presentation and noticed some of the material being used in the end product looked like toilet paper rolls. I was uncertain but it sparked my imagination and I was wanted to see what others had created and what I could make as well.
A Saturday to Remember Today I drove 50 miles to be with my daughter and her family. We had planned a day to dye wool with all 4 kids and here
The messier the room, the more creative you will be! Is that really true? I do believe that some mess is necessary and it is a natural way to get your art, craft, and ideas into motion. But did you know that an organized craft room actually adds time to your day for completing those incredible projects?
Do you love birds? If you do you are going to love this project. Today we will be making a birdhouse. We will be focusing on simple plans so you can use the materials of your choice. Only you can choose between a birdhouse that will be used outdoors or one that will be a decoration indoors.
Paper Mache likely reminds you of Pinatas or objects you made in elementary school. That is my first recall about what Paper Mache was all about. Paper Mache goes way beyond the pinata and cut little ornaments, it is a whole world of art and sculpture. There are amazing works of art on display in many museums. If you have a chance, take some time to go and see some of the displays.