Category Archives: DIY

Link-y Goodness: Thursday Roundup

Hello! Just poppin in to give a round-up of all the things that I have been loving, making, and exploring this week. What have you been up to and making and creating? Thank you to my good friend┬áHeidi for turning … Continue reading

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Mixed Media Jewelry

Lately, I have been loving the combination of fibers and metals coming together to create pieces of jewelry. It probably stems from my love off all things mixed media and I appreciate making mixed media something you can incorporate into … Continue reading

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Salt Dough and Projects

I don’t know where salt dough has been all my life!?! It’s 3 simple ingredients combined to create an easy, workable, and pliable dough. For a smaller amount I use 1/2 c. flour, 1/4 c. salt and 1/2. water. Once … Continue reading

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Lace Vase Tutorial

Recently, I’ve been experimenting and making fabric flowers. I am HORRIBLE at keeping plants alive. At the same time, fresh flowers every week feel a tad wasteful since they’re just going to be thrown out. I wanted to come up … Continue reading

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Dioramas

I’ve always loved the look of dioramas. I love all of the intricate details that go into them and all of the different types of craft you can do within one project. For some reason, I had all but forgotten … Continue reading

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2011

Well, here’s my first post of 2011! This has been a fantastic year for the blog and for myself personally. I had a few popular tutorials, here and here, that I was very proud of: We moved to Chicago: I … Continue reading

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A Handmade Christmas: Stockings

I always loved “opening” my Christmas stocking first and, to me, it’s not Christmas without a stocking! Why run out and buy a boring ol’ red and white one when you can easily make one. They’ll be extra special and … Continue reading

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